Tabaré Vázquez

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Birthday
17, 1940
Birthplace
Montevideo, Uruguay
DEATH DATE
Dec 6, 2020 (80)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
17, 1940
Birthplace
Montevideo, Uruguay
DEATH DATE
Dec 6, 2020 (80)

About

Politician who was the President of Uruguay from 2005 to 2010. His tenure as President was marked by reforms to education, working conditions, and the welfare system.

Before Fame

Prior to entering politics, he first worked in Medicine, as an oncologist.

Trivia

He once held an almost 80% approval rating at the start of his career -- an alarmingly high percentage for any politician anywhere.

Family Life

He had four children -- one adopted -- with wife María Auxiliadora Delgado.

Associated With

He and Bolivian President Evo Morales were once said to be working on decriminalizing coke as a "dangerous drug."