Nicolás Maduro

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Nicolás Maduro
Preses o Venezuela
Assumed office
19 Aprile 2013
Interim: 5 Mairch – 19 Aprile 2013
Vice PresesJorge Arreaza
Precedit biHugo Chávez
Vice Preses o Venezuela
In office
13 October 2012 – 5 Mairch 2013
PresesHugo Chávez
Precedit biElías Jaua
Succeedit biJorge Arreaza
Meenister o Foreign Affairs
In office
9 August 2006 – 15 Januar 2013
PresesHugo Chávez
Precedit biAlí Rodríguez Araque
Succeedit biElías Jaua
Speaker o the Naitional Assembly
In office
Januar 2005 – 7 August 2006
Precedit biFrancisco Ameliach
Succeedit biCilia Flores
Member o the Naitional Assembly
In office
August 2000 – 7 August 2006
Member o the Naitional Constituent Assembly
In office
August 1999 – August 2000
Member o the Chamber o Deputies
In office
Januar 1999 – August 1999
Personal details
BornNicolás Maduro Moros
(1962-11-23) 23 November 1962 (age 61)
Caracas, Venezuela
Poleetical pairtyFift Republic Movement (afore 2007)
Unitit Socialist Pairty (2007–present)
Spoose(s)Cilia Flores
ReligionRoman Catholicism an Sai Hinduism[1]

Nicolás Maduro Moros (Spaingie pronunciation: [nikoˈlaz maˈðuɾo ˈmoɾos]; born 23 November 1962) is a Venezuelan politeecian who is the current Preses o Venezuela. He wis previously the Vice Preses o Venezuela an the Meenister o Foreign Affairs unner Preses Hugo Chávez.

An umwhile bus driver, Maduro rose tae acome a trade union leader, afore bein electit tae the Naitional Assembly in 2000. He wis appyntit tae a nummer o poseetions within the Venezuelan Govrenment unner Chávez, ultimately bein made Foreign Meenister in 2006. He wis describit durin this time as the "maist capable admeenistrator an politeecian o Chávez's inner circle".[2]

Efter Chávez's daith wis annoonced on 5 Mairch 2013, Maduro assumed the pouers an responsibilities o the Preses. A special election wis held on 14 Aprile o the same year tae elect a new Preses, which he wan bi a ticht margin as the candidate o the Unitit Socialist Pairty; he wis formally inaugurated on 19 Aprile.[3]

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  1. "Waiting to See if a 'Yes Man' Picked to Succeed Chávez Might Say Something Else". New York Times. 22 December 2012.
  2. de Córdoba, José; Vyas, Kejal (9 December 2012). "Venezuela's Future in Balance". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  3. "Nicolas Maduro sworn in as new Venezuelan president". BBC News. 19 April 2013. Retrieved 19 April 2013.

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