Violeta Chamorro

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Birthday
18, 1929
Birthplace
Rivas, Nicaragua
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1929 (age 89)
Birthplace
Rivas, Nicaragua

About

Politician who was the President of Nicaragua from 1990 to 1997. She was notably the first elected female head of state in the Americas as well as a successful publisher.

Before Fame

She attended the Blackstone College for Girls, but had to leave the United States because her father was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.

Trivia

She was the recipient of the Isaiah Thomas Award in Publishing from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Family Life

She married Pedro Joaquín Chamorro and took over his newspaper after his assassination.

Associated With

She retained Humberto Ortega as a military leader during her peace reforms, which have been the most enduring thus far.