Jaime Lusinchi facts for kids
|President of the Republic of Venezuela|
2 February 1984 – 2 February 1989
|Preceded by||Luis Herrera Campins|
|Succeeded by||Carlos Andrés Pérez|
|Senator for life|
February 2, 1989 – August 13, 1993
Jaime Ramón Lusinchi
27 May 1924
Clarines, Anzoátegui, Venezuela
|Died||21 May 2014
|Political party||Acción Democrática|
|Spouse(s)||Gladys Castillo (divorced)
|Alma mater||Central University of Venezuela|
Jaime Ramón Lusinchi (27 May 1924 – 21 May 2014) was a politician of Venezuela. He was the President of Venezuela from 1984 to 1989.
Lusinchi was born in Clarines, Anzoátegui, on 27 May 1924. He studied at Central University of Venezuela.
He became president in 1984. When he was president, Venezuela was through an economic crisis, growth of the external debt, populist policies, currency depreciation, inflation and corruption that exacerbated the crisis of the political system established in 1958.
Accused of corruption after leaving office, Lusinchi was popular during his presidency, and was succeeded by a member of his party, Carlos Andrés Pérez.
Lusinchi divorced his first wife Gladys Castillo. He then married Blanca Ibanez. He lived in Caracas, Venezuela.
Lusinchi died in Caracas, Venezuela from respiratory failure, aged 89.
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