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Iván Duque Márquez
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60th President of Colombia
Assumed office
7 August 2018
Vice President Marta Lucía Ramírez
Preceded by Juan Manuel Santos
Member of the Senate of Colombia
In office
July 20, 2014 – April 10, 2018
Succeeded by Hailey
Personal details
Born
Iván Duque Márquez

1 August 1976 (1976-08-01) (age 44)
Bogotá, Colombia
Political party Democratic Center
Spouse(s) María Juliana Ruiz
Alma mater Sergio Arboleda University
American University
Georgetown University

Iván Duque Márquez (born August 1, 1976) is a Colombian politician and economist. He is the 60th President of Colombia since 7 August 2018. Before, he was a senator for Bogota in the Senate of Colombia. He is a member of the Democratic Center Party.

On March 11, 2018, Duque won the nomination to become the presidential candidate for the right coalition. Duque was elected President of Colombia on June 17, 2018 after defeating Gustavo Petro 54% to 42% in the second round. On May 27, 2018 he won the first round of the presidential election with over 39% of the vote.

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