Horacio Cartes

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Birthday
5, 1956
Birthplace
Asuncion, Paraguay
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
5, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Asuncion, Paraguay

About

Paraguayan entrepreneur and politician who was elected president of Paraguay in 2013.

Before Fame

When he was nineteen, he founded a company for currency exchange that eventually became the Banco Amambay. He founded or spearheaded twenty five companies over the course of his career.

Trivia

He was the focus of several governmental investigations, including ones for money laundering and ties to the drug trade.

Family Life

He married María Montaña de Cartes, with whom he had three children.

Associated With

His inauguration was attended by Chilean president Sebastian Pinera.