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 Alvaro Colom Caballeros

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Alvaro Colom Caballeros Famous memorial

Birth
Guatemala City, Municipio de Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala
Death
23 Jan 2023 (aged 71)
Guatemala City, Municipio de Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala
Burial
Guatemala City, Municipio de Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala
Memorial ID
248828813 View Source

Guatemalan Statesman. He served as the 47th President of Guatemala from January 14, 2008, to January 14, 2012. After earning a degree in industrial engineering at the University of San Carlos, he was involved in both the business and government world. In 2003, he ran in the 2003 presidential election under the banner of the UNE (Unidad Nacional de la Esperanza) party and came in second in voting that year. Four years later, he ran again and was successful in the 2007 presidential election. He became the first left-wing president in 53 years. He went on to serve four years before stepping down in 2012. During his tenure, he expanded social programs and made other political reforms. In February of 2018, he, along with other members of his administration, was arrested on corruption charges but was released later that year.

Guatemalan Statesman. He served as the 47th President of Guatemala from January 14, 2008, to January 14, 2012. After earning a degree in industrial engineering at the University of San Carlos, he was involved in both the business and government world. In 2003, he ran in the 2003 presidential election under the banner of the UNE (Unidad Nacional de la Esperanza) party and came in second in voting that year. Four years later, he ran again and was successful in the 2007 presidential election. He became the first left-wing president in 53 years. He went on to serve four years before stepping down in 2012. During his tenure, he expanded social programs and made other political reforms. In February of 2018, he, along with other members of his administration, was arrested on corruption charges but was released later that year.

Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
  • Added: 24 Jan 2023
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 248828813
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/248828813/alvaro-colom_caballeros: accessed ), memorial page for Alvaro Colom Caballeros (15 Jun 1951–23 Jan 2023), Find a Grave Memorial ID 248828813, citing Cementerio Las Flores, Guatemala City, Municipio de Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala; Maintained by Find a Grave.