Bolivian activist and Socialist leader who became President of Bolivia in 2006. He notably instituted a new constitution before being re-elected in 2009 as he saw his landslide victory as a mandate from his country for change.
He served for two years in the Special Troops of the Bolivian Army.
He earned the nickname the World Hero of Mother Earth for his commitment to anti-imperialism and indigenous rights.
He had six siblings, but only two, Esther and Hugo, lived to become adults. He raised two kids named Eva Liz Morales Alvarado and Alvaro Morales Paredes.
His political ideologies have been inspired partially by the theories of Karl Marx.