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Tabaré Vázquez
39th and 41st President of Uruguay
Assumed office
1 March 2015
Vice President Raúl Sendic
Preceded by José Mujica
In office
1 March 2005 â€“ 1 March 2010
Vice President Rodolfo Nin
Preceded by Jorge Batlle
Succeeded by José Mujica
President pro tempore of the Union of South American Nations
In office
1 March 2015 â€“ 23 April 2016
Preceded by José Mujica
Succeeded by Nicolás Maduro
Intendant of Montevideo
In office
5 May 1990 â€“ 5 May 1994
Preceded by Eduardo Fabini Jiménez
Succeeded by Tabaré González
Personal details
Born Tabaré Ramón Vázquez Rosas
(1940-01-17) 17 January 1940 (age 76)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Political party Socialist Party
Other political
Broad Front
Spouse(s) María Auxiliadora Delgado
Children Ignacio
Alma mater University of the Republic
Religion Roman Catholicism

Because of my medical and ideological training, I am accustomed to saying that life is adaptation and symbiosis.
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The decisions and problems of Uruguay will be resolved by Uruguayans.
I was fascinated by each area I studied, whether neurology, urology or surgery.
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Practicing medicine is not only my vocation, it gives me an opportunity to continue to be in direct contact with people, to see them and hear their needs.
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I invite you, from my sentiments, my convictions and my responsibilities, to work together in the construction of a Uruguay where being young is not suspicious, where aging is not a problem.
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To me, politics is an extension of what I do in medicine.
It's not enough to have economic growth. You have to distribute wealth throughout all of society.
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