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Fernando de la Rúa
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President of Argentina
In office
10 December 1999 – 21 December 2001
Vice President Carlos Álvarez (1999–2000)
None (2000–2001)
Preceded by Carlos Menem
Succeeded by Adolfo Rodríguez Saá
1st Chief of Government of Buenos Aires
In office
6 August 1996 – 10 December 1999
President Carlos Menem
Preceded by Jorge Domínguez (as appointed mayor)
Succeeded by Enrique Olivera
Personal details
Born (1937-09-15)15 September 1937
Córdoba, Argentina
Died 9 July 2019(2019-07-09) (aged 81)
Belén de Escobar, Argentina
Nationality Argentine
Political party Radical Civic Union/Alliance
Inés Pertiné Urien (m. 1970)
Children 3, including Antonio
Profession Lawyer

Fernando de la Rúa (15 September 1937 – 9 July 2019) was an Argentine politician. He was president of the country from December 10, 1999 to December 21, 2001. He resigned during the December 2001 riots.

He died of heart and kidney failure in Belén de Escobar, Argentina on 9 July 2019 at the age of 81.

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