Julio Maria Sanguinetti

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Date of Birth January 6, 1936
Place of Birth Uruguay
Age 84 years old
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Julio María Sanguinetti

Julio María Sanguinetti Coirolo is a Uruguayan politician, lawyer and journalist, who served as President of Uruguay for the Partido Colorado. A lawyer and journalist by profession, he was born into a middle-class family of Italian origin from Genoa. He studied Law and Social Sciences at the University of Montevideo. He received his law degree in 1961, and later combined his legal practice with work as a journalist. He had already been writing for the press, first in the weekly Canelones and later, since 1955, as a columnist for Acción, a newspaper established by the then-President, Luis Batlle, for which he covered events such as the Cuban Revolution and carried on until the 1970s.

Born: Jan 6, 1936, Montevideo, Uruguay
Political party: Colorado Party
Spouse(s): Marta Canessa
Children: Julio Luis, Emma
Residence: Punta Carretas, Montevideo
Alma mater: University of the Republic
Occupation: Journalist, Politician
Profession: Lawyer
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About Julio Maria Sanguinetti

Politician and lawyer who was the President of Uruguay from 1985 to 1990. His tenure as President was marked by economic instability and high inflation.

Before Fame

He received his formal education at the University of Montevideo, where he studied Law and Social Sciences.


In 2007, Spain honored him with the FCG International Award for a Lifetime Achievement by the Cristóbal Gabarrón Foundation.

Family Life

He had two children -- Julio Luis and Emma -- with wife Marta Canessa.


Like Jose Mujica, he is a prominent Uruguayan politician.

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  • Colorado Party (Uruguay) politicians
  • University of the Republic (Uruguay) alumni
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