Carlos Holguín Sardi

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Carlos Holguín Sardi
3rd Minister of the Interior and Justice of Colombia
In office
22 August 2006 (2006-08-22) – 20 June 2008 (2008-06-20)
President Álvaro Uribe Vélez
Preceded by Sabas Pretelt de la Vega
Succeeded by Fabio Valencia Cossio
Senator of Colombia
In office
20 July 1998 (1998-07-20) – 20 July 2006 (2006-07-20)
In office
20 July 1982 (1982-07-20) – 20 July 1990 (1990-07-20)
64th Governor of Valle del Cauca
In office
1 January 1991 (1991-01-01) – 1 January 1995 (1995-01-01)
Preceded by Luis Fernando Cruz Gómez
Succeeded by Germán Villegas Villegas
President of the Senate of Colombia
In office
20 July 1983 (1983-07-20) – 20 July 1984 (1984-07-20)
Preceded by Bernardo Guerra Serna
Succeeded by José Name Terán
54th Governor of Valle del Cauca
In office
6 September 1976 (1976-09-06) – 1 September 1978 (1978-09-01)
President Alfonso López Michelsen
Preceded by Raúl Orejuela Bueno
Succeeded by Jaime Arizabaleta Calderón
20th Minister of Communications of Colombia
In office
13 April 1973 (1973-04-13) – 7 August 1974 (1974-08-07)
President Misael Pastrana Borrero
Preceded by Juan Bautista Fernandez Renowitzky
Succeeded by Jaime Garcia Parra
Mayor of Santiago de Cali
In office
September 1970 – 13 April 1973 (1973-04-13)
Preceded by José Vicente Borrero Velasco
Succeeded by Alfredo Carvajal Sinisterra
Member of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia
In office
20 July 1966 (1966-07-20) – 20 July 1970 (1970-07-20)
Constituency Valle del Cauca Department
Personal details
Born (1940-09-16) 16 September 1940 (age 76)
Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s)
  • Blanca Lilia Molina (divorced)
  • Amparo Bouzas Quintero
Children
  • Mónica María Holguín Molina
  • Carlos José Holguín Molina
  • Diana Patricia Holguín Molina
Alma mater Pontifical Xavierian University
Profession Lawyer

Carlos Holguín Sardi (born 16 December 1940) was the 64th and 54th Governor of Valle del Cauca. A Conservative party politician, he served as the 3rd Minister of the Interior and Justice of Colombia from 2006 to 2008, and as the 20th Minister of Communications of Colombia from 1973 to 1974.

When he was just 25, he was elected to the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia for Valle del Cauca and served from 1966 to 1970. He was elected again to Congress in 1982 as Senator of Colombia and served from 1982 to 1990, and again from 1998 to 2006.

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