Enrique Peñalosa

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Date of Birth September 30, 1954
Place of Birth Washington, DC
Age 66 years old
Horoscope Libra

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Enrique Peñalosa

Enrique Peñalosa Londoño is a Colombian politician. He was mayor of Bogotá from 1998 until 2001 and elected again in 2015 for the 2016–2019 term. He has also worked as a journalist and consultant on urban and transportation policy. In 2009, Peñalosa was elected president of the board of directors of the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, a non-profit organization headquartered in New York. Peñalosa resigned from the ITDP board in 2015 upon his election.

Born: September 30, 1954, Washington, DC, United States
Political party: Radical Change Party
Other political affiliations: Green Party, Colombian Liberal Party
Alma mater: Duke University
Preceded by: Gustavo Petro
Succeeded by: Claudia López Hernández
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About Enrique Peñalosa

Politician who served as the mayor of Bogotá, Colombia from 1999 to 2001 and was re-elected in 2016. He was the Green Party representative for the 2014 Colombian Presidential Election.

Before Fame

He moved to the United States at age 15 and attended Duke University on a partial football scholarship.


He was a journalist for the newspaper El Espectador and received the Simón Bolívar Journalism Award for his economic reporting.

Family Life

He married Liliana Sanchez and has children named Renata and Martín.


Like Angelica Correa, he is a Green Party mayor in Colombia.

Information related to Enrique Peñalosa

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  • Members of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia
  • Colombian Liberal Party politicians
  • Duke University Trinity College of Arts and Sciences alumni
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