Germán Zea Hernández

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Germán Zea Hernández
Official UN Portrait of Germán Zea Hernández
Official UN Portrait of Germán Zea Hernández.
Colombia Minister of Government
In office
7 August 1978 – 15 May 1981
President Julio César Turbay Ayala
Preceded by Alfredo Araújo Grau
Succeeded by Jorge Mario Eastman Robledo
15th Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations
In office
1975–1977
President Alfonso López Michelsen
Preceded by Aurelio Caicedo Ayerbe
Succeeded by José Fernando Botero
Colombian Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
7 August 1966 – 9 August 1968
President Carlos Lleras Restrepo
Preceded by Cástor Jaramillo Arrubla
Succeeded by Alfonso López Michelsen
9th Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations
In office
1961–1965
President Guillermo León Valencia Muñóz
Preceded by Alfonso Araújo Gaviria
Succeeded by Alfonso Patiño Rosselli
24th Colombian Minister of Justice
In office
7 August 1958 – 5 May 1960
President Alberto Lleras Camargo
Preceded by Rodrigo Noguera Laborde
Succeeded by Alfredo Araújo Grau
Governor of Cundinamarca
In office
8 November 1943 – 23 March 1944
President Darío Echandía Olaya
Preceded by Agustín Aljure
Succeeded by Parmenio Cárdenas
11th Comptroller General of Colombia
In office
May 1941 – October 1941
President Eduardo Santos Montejo
Preceded by Alfonso Romero Aguirre
Succeeded by Leopoldo Lascarro Batista
Mayor of Bogotá
In office
October 1938 – Abril 1941
President Eduardo Santos Montejo
Preceded by Gustavo Santos
Succeeded by Julio Pardo Dávila
Personal details
Born (1905-04-15)15 April 1905
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Died 8 February 1989(1989-02-08) (aged 83)
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Beatriz Gutiérrez Muñoz
Relations Fernando Botero Zea (grandson)
Children Gloria Zea Soto
Luis Germán Zea Gutiérrez
Juan Manuel Zea Gutiérrez
Alma mater Free University of Colombia (LLD)
Profession Lawyer
Religion Roman Catholic
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Zea and the second or maternal family name is Hernández.

Germán Zea Hernández (15 April 1905 — 8 February 1989) was a Colombian lawyer and politician. A Liberal Party politician, he served twice as Permanent Representative of Colombia to the United Nations, and occupied the Ministries of Government, Justice, and Foreign Affairs, was appointed 11th Comptroller General of Colombia, Mayor of Bogotá, and Governor of Cundinamarca, and served in both Chambers of Congress as Senator and Representative.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Personal life[edit]

Germán was born on 15 April 1905 in Bogotá to Luis Zea Uribe and Clorinda Hernández Ospina.[8] He married Beatriz Gutiérrez Muñoz, with whom he had two sons, Luis Germán and Juan Manuel, but he also had a daughter out of wedlock with Carlota Soto named Gloria Zea[9] whom married paintor Fernando Botero and had a second marriage with Colombian dynasty billionaire Andrés Uribe Campuzano ≤http://www.semana.com/especiales/articulo/gloria-zea/32761-3≥ and creator of the Modern Art Museum of Bogota and on of the main figures of culture and arts in Colombia.

Germán raised Gloria in his household with his wife Beatriz.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ González Díaz, Andrés (1982). "Julio César Turbay Ayala". Ministros del siglo XX, Vol. 2 [Minister of the 20th Century, Vol, 2]. Luis Ángel Arango Library. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  2. ^ González Díaz, Andrés (1982). "Carlos Lleras Restrepo". Ministros del siglo XX, Vol. 2 [Minister of the 20th Century, Vol, 2]. Luis Ángel Arango Library. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  3. ^ González Díaz, Andrés (1982). "Alberto Lleras Camargo". Ministros del siglo XX, Vol. 2 [Minister of the 20th Century, Vol, 2]. Luis Ángel Arango Library. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  4. ^ Velandia Rodríguez, Roberto (2007) [1979]. "Mandatarios del Departamento de Cundinamarca de 1470 al 2000" [Governors of the Department of Cundinamarca from 1470 to 2000]. Enciclopedia Histórica de Cundinamarca, Tomo I [Historical Encyclopaedia of Cundinamarca, Volume 1] (in Spanish) (2nd ed.). Bogotá: Department of Cundinamarca, Secretariat of Education. ISBN 978-958-8040-17-2. OCLC 57622453. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  5. ^ Posada Díaz, Jaime (2005-04-16). "Germán Zea, Uno de los Grandes" [Germán Zea, One of the Great Ones]. El Tiempo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  6. ^ Martin, Percy Alvin; Cardozo, Manoel, eds. (1971). "Zea Hernández, Germán". Who's Who in Latin America (Stanford University Press). OCLC 14752916. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  7. ^ "Galería de Contralores" [Gallery of Comptrollers] (in Spanish). Office of the Comptroller General of Colombia. 2010-04-29. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  8. ^ Restrepo Sáenz, José María; Rivas, Raimundo; Restrepo Posada, José (1995) [1991]. Genealogías de Santa Fe de Bogotá, Volume 4 [Genealogies of Bogotá, Volume 4] (in Spanish). Grupo de investigaciones Genealógicas José Maria Restrepo Sáenz. p. 95. OCLC 28546996. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  9. ^ es:Gloria Zea
  10. ^ García Vásquez, Julio César. Genealogía Colombiana, Volumen I [Colombian Genealogy, Volume I]. Interconexion Colombia. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Zea Hernández, Germán (1974). El Concordato Ante el Senado [The Concordat Before the Senate] (Government publication) (in Spanish). Bogotá: National Printing Office. OCLC 13560006. 
  • Zea Hernández, Germán (1987). Selección de Discursos y Escritos Varios [Selected Speeches and Various Writings] (in Spanish). Bogotá: Scala Sociedad Fiduciaria. OCLC 20722663.