Michelle Bachelet

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Michelle Bachelet
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Preses o Chile
In office
11 Mairch 2014 – 11 Mairch 2018
Precedit bi Sebastián Piñera
Succeedit bi Sebastián Piñera
In office
11 Mairch 2006 – 11 Mairch 2010
Precedit bi Ricardo Lagos
Succeedit bi Sebastián Piñera
Leader o New Majority
Assumed office
30 Aprile 2013
Precedit bi Poseetion established
Executive Director o UN Women
In office
14 September 2010 – 15 Mairch 2013
Precedit bi Poseetion established
Succeedit bi Lakshmi Puri (actin)
Preses pro tempore o the Union o Sooth American Naitions
In office
23 Mey 2008 – 10 August 2009
Precedit bi Poseetion established
Succeedit bi Rafael Correa
Meenister o Naitional Defense
In office
7 Januar 2002 – 1 October 2004
Preses Ricardo Lagos
Precedit bi Mario Fernández
Succeedit bi Jaime Ravinet
Meenister o Health
In office
11 Mairch 2000 – 7 Januar 2002
Preses Ricardo Lagos
Precedit bi Álex Figueroa
Succeedit bi Osvaldo Artaza
Personal details
Born Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria
(1951-09-29) 29 September 1951 (age 68)
Santiago, Chile
Poleetical pairty Socialist Pairty
Spoose(s) Jorge Leopoldo Dávalos Cartes (separated)
Bairns 3
Residence Santiago, Chile
Alma mater Varsity o Chile
Religion None (Agnosticism)
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Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria (Spaingie pronunciation: [βeˈɾonika miˈʃɛl baʃˈle ˈçeɾja]; born September 29, 1951) is the Preses o Chile. She is a Chilean politeecian who served as Preses o Chile frae 2006 tae 2010. She resigned frae UN Weemen in Mairch 2013 tae run for a seicont term as Preses o Chile. On December 15, 2013, Bachelet wan a runaff election, regainin the presidency. She is the first person tae be electit tae a seicont term as Preses syne Arturo Alessandri's third term endit in 1938.

Bachelet wan the 2006 presidential election in a runaff, beatin center-richt candidate an umwhile senator Sebastián Piñera wi 53.5% o the vote.

Bachelet, a physeecian wi studies in militar strategy, served as Health Meenister an Defense Meenister unner her predecessor, Preses Ricardo Lagos. She is a separated mither o three an describes herself as an agnostic.[1] As well as her native Spainyie, she speaks Inglis, German, Portuguese an French, wi varyin levels o fluency.[2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Correa, Raquel (April 3, 2005). "Title unknown". El Mercurio (in Spanish). Archived frae the oreeginal on 2008-07-06. Retrieved 2007-12-08. 
  2. "Biografía Michelle Bachelet". Gobierno de Chile (in Spanish). Archived frae the oreeginal on 2008-03-12. Retrieved 2007-02-02. 
  3. "Biographical Sketch: Michelle Bachelet". UN Women. Retrieved 2012-05-12.