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Luis Lacalle Pou
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President-elect of Uruguay
Taking office
1 March 2020
Vice President Beatriz Argimón (elect)
Succeeding Tabaré Vázquez
Senator of Uruguay
In office
15 February 2015 – 12 August 2019
President of the Chamber of Representatives
In office
1 March 2011 – 1 March 2012
Preceded by Ivonne Passada
Succeeded by Jorge Orrico
Representative of Uruguay
for Canelones
In office
15 February 2000 – 15 February 2015
Personal details
Born 11 August 1973 (1973-08-11) (age 46)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Political party National Party
Spouse(s)
Lorena Ponce de León (m. 2000)
Children
  • Luis Alberto
  • Violeta
  • Manuel
Parents Luis Alberto Lacalle
Julia Pou
Education The British Schools
Alma mater Catholic University of Uruguay

Luis Alberto Alejandro Aparicio Lacalle Pou (born 11 August 1973) is a Uruguayan lawyer and politician. Lacalle Pou was elected President of Uruguay in November 2019. He ran as candidate for the National Party in the 2019 election.

He is the son of former President of Uruguay, Luis Alberto Lacalle.

In the 1999 general elections, he was elected representative for Canelones, serving the 2000-2005 term. He was re elected in 2004 and again in 2009.

On 30 March 2014, Lacalle Pou launched his bid for the presidential candidacy. He lost in the second round of the election to Tabaré Vázquez.


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