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José Napoleón Duarte

José Napoleón Duarte, president of El Salvador.

Background

  • Duarte, José Napoleón was born on November 23, 1925.

  • Education

    • Master Engineering, University Notre Dame.

    Career

    • Founder Christian Democratic Party, San Salvador, El Salvador, 1960, secretary-general, 1960-1964, 68-70, president, 1972-1990. Civil engineer, to 1964. Mayor of San Salvador, 1964-1970.

      President Republic of El Salvador, 1972, 84-90. Imprisoned, then exiled to Venezuela, 1972-1979. Returned to El Salvador, 1979.

      After military coup served as member ruling juntsa, 1980-1982.

    Connections

    • Married Inés Duráan; children: Inés Guadalupe, José Alejandro, María Eugenia, Marí Elena, Lorena.
    • spouse: Inés Duráan
    • children: Inés Guadalupe Duarte
    • José Alejandro Duarte
    • María Eugenia Duarte
    • Marí Elena Duarte
    • Lorena Duarte
    José Napoleón Duarte
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    Born November 23, 1925
    Died February 23, 1990
    (aged 64)
    • 1960
      Founder Christian Democratic Party
      San Salvador, El Salvador
    • 1960 - 1964
      Founder Christian Democratic Party
    • 1964 - 1970
      mayor of San Salvador
    • 1972
      president, Republic of El Salvador
    • 1972 - 1979
      imprisoned
    • 1979
      returned to El Salvador
    • 1980 - 1982
      after military coup served as member, ruling juntsa
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