BirthdayMarch 2, 1938
BirthplaceSantiago, Chile

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Ricardo Lagos

    Full name: Ricardo Lagos
    Also known as: Ricardo Lagos, Lagos, Ricardo
    Education: University of Chile
    Professions: Chilean politician
    Religion: None

  2. Ricardo Lagos Biography

    Ricardo Froilán Lagos Escobar (Spanish pronunciation: [riˈkaɾðo fɾoiˈlanˈlaɣos eskoˈβaɾ]; March 2, 1938) is a lawyer, economist and social democrat politician, who served as president of Chile from 2000 to 2006. He won the 1999-2000 presidential election by a narrow margin in a runoff over Independent Democrat Union (UDI) candidate Joaquín Lavín. Lagos was the third president from the center-left Coalition of Parties for Democracy to have ruled Chile since 1990. He was succeeded on March 11, 2006 by Socialist Michelle Bachelet, from the same coalition. Since May 2007 he has served as a Special Envoy on Climate Change for the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.He teaches political and economic development at Brown University in the United States.He was also president of the Club of Madrid from 2005 to 2009. Club de Madrid is an independent organization dedicated to strengthening democracy around the world

  3. Ricardo Lagos Family

    Spouse: Luisa Durán
    Childrens: Ximena, Francisca

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