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Cristina Elisabeth Fernández de Kirchner (Cristina Kirchner)

Cristina Elisabeth Fernández de Kirchner, President of Argentina, lawyer. Named one of 100 Most Powerful Women, Forbes magazine, 2008, 2009. Member National Constituent Convention, 1994; Member of Parliamentarians for Global Action.

Background

Kirchner, Cristina Elisabeth Fernández de was born on February 19, 1953 in Río Gallegos, Argentina.

Education

Law degree, University Nacional de La Plata, 1979.

Career

Representative Provincial House, Santa Cruz, Argentina, 1989—1995. Senator Congress of the Nation, 1995—1997, 2001—2005, congresswoman, 1997—2001, senator Buenos Aires, 2005—2007. President Government of Argentina, since 2007.

First vice chair Provincial House, Santa Cruz, Argentina, 1990. Second vice chair Congress of the Nation, 2000. President Congreso del Partido Justicialista, 2004.

Speaker in field.

Membership

Member National Constituent Convention, 1994. Member of Parliamentarians for Global Action.

Connections

Married Néstor Carlos Kirchner, March 9, 1975 (deceased October 27, 2010). Children: Máximo Kirchner, Florencia Kirchner.