Luis Solis

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Birthday
25, 1958
Birthplace
San Jose, Costa Rica
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1958 (age 61)
Birthplace
San Jose, Costa Rica

About

Previously a member of the National Liberation Party, this politician shifted his allegiance to his country's Citizens' Action Party and was elected President of Costa Rica in 2014.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Costa Rica with a degree in history, he earned an advanced degree in Latin American Studies from Tulane University and also studied at the University of Michigan on a Fulbright Scholarship.

Trivia

He campaigned for the presidency on a platform of promoting economic development; ridding Costa Rica of political corruption; and lessening the gap between the rich and the poor.

Family Life

His marriage to María Mercedes Peñas Domingo resulted in six children.

Associated With

He succeeded Laura Chinchilla, who had been Costa Rica's first female president.