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José Napoleón Duarte Edit Profile

President of El Salvador

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

child:
Inés Guadalupe Duarte

child:
José Alejandro Duarte

child:
María Eugenia Duarte

child:
Marí Elena Duarte

child:
Lorena Duarte