Ministry of National Defense (Colombia)

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Ministry of National Defence
Ministerio de Defensa Nacional
Logo MinDefensa.jpg
Ministry overview
Formed 24 December 1965 (1965-12-24)
Preceding Ministry Ministry of War
Headquarters Carrera 54 № 26–25
Bogotá, D.C., Colombia
04°38′40.83″N 74°05′44.07″W / 4.6446750°N 74.0955750°W / 4.6446750; -74.0955750
Annual budget COP$11,035,519,376,067 (2012)[1]
COP$12,645,417,534,968 (2013)[2]
COP$13,076,723,040,000 (2014)[3]
Ministry executive Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno, Minister
Website www.mindefensa.gov.co

The Ministry of National Defence (Spanish: Ministerio de Defensa Nacional), is the national executive ministry of the Government of Colombia charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the armed forces of Colombia, similar to the defense ministries in other countries. It is composed by the National Army, National Armada and Air Force and the National Police.

Lists of Ministers[edit]

List of Ministers of War[edit]

Minister (a) Period
Gral. Pedro Briceño Méndez 1821-1825
Gral. Carlos Soublette 1825-1828
Gral. Rafael Urdaneta 1828-1829
Gral. Pedro Alcántara Herrán 1830
Gral. José Miguel Pey 1830-1831
Gral. José Marìa Obando 1831-1832
Gral. José Hilario López 1832-1833
Gral. Antonio Obando 1833-1837
Gral. José Hilario López 1837-1838
Gral. Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera 1838-1840
Gral. José Acevedo 1841-1845
Gral. Joaquin Paris 1845
Gral. Juan María Gómez 1845-1846
Gral. Joaquín Barriga 1846-1849
Gral. Tomás Herrera 1849-1850
Gral. Valerio Barriga 1851-1853
Cnel. Santiago Frasser 1853
Gral. Pedro Alcántara Herrán 1854-1855
Gral. José María Ortega 1856-1861
Gral. Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera 1861-1863
Gral. Rafael Mendoza 1864
Gral. Francisco Barriga 1864-1866
Gral. Rudesindo López 1866-1867
Gral. Sergio Camargo 1868-1870
Gral. Santos Acosta 1871-1872
Gral. Ramón Santodomingo Vila 1873-1875
Gral. Santos Acosta 1875-1876
Gral. Fernando Ponce 1877
Gral. Ezequiel Hurtado 1878-1879
Gral. Eliseo Payan 1880-1882
Gral. Juan Mateus 1882-1884
Gral. José María Campo 1884-1886
Gral. Leopoldo Cuervo 1887-1890
Gral. Olegario Rivera 1890-1892
Gral. Antonio Cuervo 1893-1895
Gral. Pedro Rivera 1896-1898
Gral. Jorge Holguin 1899
Gral. José Santos 1900
Gral. Próspero Pinzón 1900
Gral. José Domingo Ospina 1900-1901
Gral. Ramón González Valencia 1901
Gral. Pedro Nel Ospina 1901
José Vicente Concha Ferreira 1901-1902
Gral. Aristides Fernández 1902-1903
Gral. Alfredo Vásquez Cobo 1903-1904
Gral. Diego Castro 1904-1905
Gral. Diego Euclides de Angulo 1905-1906
Manuel Castro 1906
Gral. Manuel María Sanclemente 1906-1908
Gral. Víctor Calderón 1908-1909
Gral. Nicolás Perdomo 1909
Gral. Alfredo Vásquez Cobo 1909
Gral. Jorge Marcelo Holguín Mallarino 1909
Gral. Diego Euclides de Angulo 1909
Gral. Luis Enrique Bonilla 1909
Gral. Pedro Rivera 1909
José Medina Calderón 1909-1910
Juan Bautista Valencia 1910
Gral. Mariano Ospina Vásquez 1910-1911
Gral. José Manuel Araújo 1911-1914
Gral. Isaías Luján 1914-1915
Guillermo Valencia Castillo 1915
Gral. Pedro Justo Berrío 1915
Antonio José Cadavid 1915-1916
Gral. Salvador Franco 1916-1918
Jorge Roa 1918-1921
Bonifacio Vélez 1921
Aristóbulo Archila 1921-1922
Carlos Vélez Daníes 1922
José Ulises Osorio 1922-1923
Gral. Alfonso Jaramillo 1923-1924
Gral. Carlos Jaramillo Isaza 1924-1925
Francisco Solórzano 1925-1926
Ignacio Rengifo 1926-1929
Alejandro Cabal Pombo 1929
Gral. José Joaquín Villamizar 1929
Gral. Agustín Morales Olaya 1929-1931
Carlos Adolfo Urueta 1931-1932
Carlos Arango Vélez 1932-1934
Cptán. Carlos Uribe Gaviria 1934
Alberto Pumarejo 1934
Marco Aurelio Auli 1934-1935
Benito Hernandez Bustos 1935-1936
Plinio Mendoza Neira 1936-1937
Alberto Pumarejo 1937-1938
José Joaquín Castro Martínez 1938-1939
Gonzalo Restrepo 1939-1942
Alejandro Galvis Galvis 1942-1943
Ramón Santodomingo 1943
Alberto Arango Tavera 1943
Gonzalo Restrepo 1943-1944
Gral. Domingo Espinel 1944-1945
Luis Tamayo 1945-1946
Carlos Sánz de Santamaría 1946-1947
Fabio Lozano y Lozano 1947-1948
Fernando Londoño y Londoño 1948
Teniente General Germán Ocampo Herrera 1948-1949
Eduardo Zuleta Àngel 1949
Gral. Rafael Sánchez Amaya 1949-1950
Roberto Urdaneta Arbeláez 1950-1951
José María Bernal 1951-1953
Lucio Pabón Núñez 1953
Gral. Gustavo Berrío 1953-1954
Gral. Gabriel París Gordillo 1954-1957
Gral. Alfonso Saiz 1957-1959
Gral. Rafael Hernández 1959-1962
Gral. Alberto Ruiz Novoa 1962-1965
Gral. Gabriel Rebeiz 1965-1967

List of Ministers of National Defence[edit]

Order Name Took Office President
appointed by
1st Rebeiz Pizarro, GabrielGabriel Rebeiz Pizarro 1 January 1966 León Valencia, GuillermoGuillermo León Valencia
2nd Ayerbe Chaux, GerardoGerardo Ayerbe Chaux 2 September 1968 Lleras Restrepo, CarlosCarlos Lleras Restrepo
3rd Currea Cubides, HernandoHernando Currea Cubides 7 August 1970 Pastrana Borrero, MisaelMisael Pastrana Borrero
4th Varón Valencia, AbrahamAbraham Varón Valencia 7 August 1974 López Michelsen, AlfonsoAlfonso López Michelsen
5th Camacho Leyva, Luis CarlosLuis Carlos Camacho Leyva 7 August 1978 Turbay Ayala, Julio CésarJulio César Turbay Ayala
6th Landazábal Reyes, FernandoFernando Landazábal Reyes 7 August 1982 Betancur Cuartas, BelisarioBelisario Betancur Cuartas
7th Matamoros D'Costa, GustavoGustavo Matamoros D'Costa 20 January 1984
8th Vega Uribe, MiguelMiguel Vega Uribe 9 January 1985
9th Samudio Molina, RafaelRafael Samudio Molina 7 August 1986 Barco Vargas, VirgilioVirgilio Barco Vargas
10th Guerrero Paz, Manuel JaimeManuel Jaime Guerrero Paz 8 November 1988
11th Botero Restrepo, OscarOscar Botero Restrepo 7 August 1990 Gaviria Trujillo, CésarCésar Gaviria Trujillo
12th Pardo Rueda, RafaelRafael Pardo Rueda 7 August 1991
13th Botero Zea, FernandoFernando Botero Zea 7 August 1994 Samper Pizano, ErnestoErnesto Samper Pizano
14th Esguerra Portocarrero, Juan CarlosJuan Carlos Esguerra Portocarrero 7 August 1995
15th González Mosquera, Guillermo AlbertoGuillermo Alberto González Mosquera 4 February 1997
16th Echeverri Mejía, GilbertoGilberto Echeverri Mejía 10 April 1997
17th Lloreda Caicedo, RodrigoRodrigo Lloreda Caicedo 7 August 1998 Pastrana Arango, AndrésAndrés Pastrana Arango
18th Ramirez Acuña, Luis FernandoLuis Fernando Ramirez Acuña 30 May 1998
19th Bell Lemus, GustavoGustavo Bell Lemus 11 June 2001
20th Ramírez Blanco, Martha LucíaMartha Lucía Ramírez Blanco 7 August 2002 Uribe Vélez, ÁlvaroÁlvaro Uribe Vélez
21st Uribe Echavarría, Jorge AlbertoJorge Alberto Uribe Echavarría 9 November 2003
22nd Ospina Bernal, Camilo AlfonsoCamilo Alfonso Ospina Bernal 19 July 2005
23rd Santos Calderón, Juan ManuelJuan Manuel Santos Calderón 19 July 2006
Padilla de León, FreddyFreddy Padilla de León 23 May 2009
24th Silva Luján, GabrielGabriel Silva Luján 7 August 2009
25th Rivera Salazar, RodrigoRodrigo Rivera Salazar 7 August 2010 Santos Calderón, Juan ManuelJuan Manuel Santos Calderón
26th Pinzón Bueno, Juan CarlosJuan Carlos Pinzón Bueno 5 September 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ Colombia, Congress of (14 December 2011). "Ley 1485 de 2011". Diario Oficial (in Spanish) (Bogotá) (48,283): 7. ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Colombia, Congress of (10 December 2012). "Ley 1593 de 2012". Diario Oficial (in Spanish) (Bogotá) (48,640): 6. ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Colombia, Congress of (11 December 2013). "Ley 1687 de 2014". Diario Oficial (in Spanish) (Bogotá) (49,001): 11. ISSN 0122-2112. OCLC 500057889. Retrieved 8 January 2014.