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Fernando de la Rúa
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President of Argentina
In office
December 10, 1999 – December 21, 2001
Vice President Carlos Álvarez (1999-2000)
None (2000-2001)
Preceded by Carlos Menem
Succeeded by Adolfo Rodríguez Saá
1st Head of Government of Buenos Aires
In office
August 6, 1996 – December 10, 1999
President Carlos Menem
Preceded by Jorge Domínguez
Succeeded by Enrique Olivera
Personal details
Born September 15, 1937 (1937-09-15) (age 82)
Córdoba, Argentina
Nationality Argentine
Political party Radical Civic Union/Alliance
Spouse(s) Inés Pertiné
Children Antonio, Fernando, Agustina
Profession Lawyer

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

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