Eduardo Cote Lamus

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Eduardo Cote Lamus
Eduardo Cote Lamus in Madrid, c. 1953.
43rd Governor of North Santander
In office
1962 – 3 August 1964
President Alberto Lleras Camargo
Preceded by José Luis Acero Jordán
Succeeded by Álvaro Niño Duarte
Senator of Colombia
In office
Member of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia
In office
20 July 1958 – 20 July 1960
Constituency North Santander Department
Personal details
Born (1928-08-18)18 August 1928
Cúcuta, North Santander, Colombia
Died 3 August 1964(1964-08-03) (aged 35)
Los Patios, North Santander, Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Alicia Baráibar (1958–1964)
Children Pedro Cote Baráibar
Elena Cote Baráibar
Ramón Cote Baráibar
Alma mater Externado University of Colombia (LLB)
University of Salamanca (MA)
Occupation Poet
Profession Lawyer, Philologist

Eduardo Francisco Cote Lamus (18 August 1928 – 3 August 1964) was a Colombian lawyer, poet and politician.

Personal life[edit]

Colombian poet and politician born on 18 August 1928 in Cúcuta, North Santander;[1] the youngest of three. His parents were Pablo Antonio Cote Bautista and Emma Lamus Hernández, his other two older siblings were Elena and José Guillermo. He married Alicia Baraibar in 1958, a Spaniard and daughter of Germán Baraibar Usandizaga, the Ambassador of Spain in Colombia. He had three children with his wife, Pedro, Elena, and Ramón.


  1. ^ "Eduardo Cote Lemus" (in Spanish). North Santander Academy of History. Archived from the original on 23 March 2012. Retrieved 2011-04-27.