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Luis Alberto Lacalle
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Luis Alberto Lacalle in 2014.
36th President of Uruguay
In office
March 1, 1990 – March 1, 1995
Vice President Gonzalo Aguirre
Preceded by Julio María Sanguinetti
Succeeded by Julio María Sanguinetti
Chairman of the National Party
In office
August 17, 2009 – June 11, 2011
Preceded by Carlos Julio Pereyra
Succeeded by Luis Alberto Heber
In office
April 25, 1999 – June 27, 2004
Preceded by Alberto Volonté
Succeeded by Jorge Larrañaga
Personal details
Born July 13, 1941 (1941-07-13) (age 79)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Nationality Uruguayan
Political party National Party
Spouse(s) Julia Pou (1970–present)
Relations Luis Alberto de Herrera (maternal grandfather)
Margarita Uriarte (maternal grandmother)
Children Pilar
Luis Alberto
Juan José
Parents Carlos Lacalle (father)
Maria Hortensia de Herrera Uriarte (mother)
Alma mater University of the Republic
Profession Lawyer

Luis Alberto Lacalle de Herrera, GCMG, (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlwis alˈβerto laˈkaʎe ðe eˈreɾa], known as Cuqui (born July 13, 1941) is a Uruguayan lawyer and politician. He served as President of Uruguay from 1990 to 1995.

In August 1978 Lacalle was sent three bottles of wine tainted with poison The case remains unsolved.

His son is Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou, the 42nd President.

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