President of Venezuela


President Nicolas Maduro of VenezuelaNicolas Maduro

Date of Birth: 23 November 1962
Birth Place: Caracas, Venezuela
Political Party: United Socialist Party
Arrival in Power: 19 April 2013
Religion: NA
Profession: NA

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Nicolas Maduro was born in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1962. Nicolas Maduro is the current President of Venezuela. Nicolas Maduro began his career has a bus driver and later as a trade union representative.

Nicolas Maduro was first elected to the National Assembly in 2000, in 2006 he was named Minister of Foreign affairs by Hugo Chavez. Nicolas Maduro was named as the Vice President of Venezuela in 2012. Following Hugo Chavez's death in March 2013, Maduro assumed the title of Interim President until elections were held in April of the same year, following these elections Nicolas Maduro became the new President of Venezuela.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicol%C3%A1s_Maduro

Updated on: February 2nd, 2014

Former President of Venezuela


Hugo ChavezHugo Chavez

Date of Birth: 28 July 1954
Birth Place: Sabaneta, Venezuela
Political Party: United Socialist Party
Arrival in Power: 2 February 1999
Religion: Roman Catholic
Profession: Military

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Hugo Chavez was born in Sabaneta, Venezuela, in 1954. Hugo Chavez was the President of Venezuela. Hugo Chavez began his working career as a military officer. Hugo Chavez was involved in a failed coup in 1992 and he was imprisoned following this. Upon his release he continued his opposition to the government and founded a new left wing political party called Fifth Republic Movement.

Hugo Chavez ran in the 1998 presidential elections and was successful. He was re-elected in 2005. Hugo Chavez is a very vocal and outspoken leader, making somewhat outrageous comments about western countries, this behaviour has soured Venezuela's relations with the west. Hugo Chavez passed away on March 5th 2013.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugo_Ch%C3%A1vez

Updated on: February 2nd, 2014