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Tabaré Vázquez
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39th and 41st President of Uruguay
In office
1 March 2015 – 1 March 2020
Vice President Raúl Sendic
Lucía Topolansky
Preceded by José Mujica
Succeeded by Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou
In office
1 March 2005 – 1 March 2010
Vice President Rodolfo Nin
Preceded by Jorge Batlle
Succeeded by José Mujica
President pro tempore of UNASUR
In office
1 March 2015 – 23 April 2016
Preceded by José Mujica
Succeeded by Nicolás Maduro
Intendant of Montevideo
In office
5 May 1990 – 5 May 1994
Preceded by Eduardo Fabini Jiménez
Succeeded by Tabaré González
Personal details
Born
Tabaré Ramón Vázquez Rosas

17 January 1940 (1940-01-17) (age 80)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Political party Socialist Party
Other political
affiliations
Broad Front
Spouse(s)
María Auxiliadora Delgado
(m. 1968; died 2019)
Children 4
Education University of the Republic
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Tabaré Ramón Vázquez Rosas (born 17 January 1940) is a Uruguayan politician who served as the 41st President of Uruguay from 2015 to 2020. He previously served as President from 2005 to 2010 as the 39th officeholder. A physician (oncologist), he is a member of the leftist Broad Front coalition.

Vázquez was first elected President on 31 October 2004, took office on 1 March 2005, and relinquished the office on 1 March 2010. José Mujica was then elected, serving from 2010 to 2015. Vázquez was re-elected to take office for the second time in 2015 and was succeeded by Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou in 2020.

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