Florencio Durán

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Florencio Durán Bernales
Florencio Durán Bernales.jpg
42nd President of the Senate of Chile
In office
27 May 1941 (1941-05-27) – 23 May 1944 (1944-05-23)
Senator for O'Higgins and Colchagua
In office
15 May 1937 (1937-05-15) – 15 May 1953 (1953-05-15)
Deputy for Rancagua, Caupolicán and Cachapoal
In office
15 March 1930 (1930-03-15) – 15 May 1937 (1937-05-15)
Personal details
Born(1893-01-11)11 January 1893
Rancagua, Chile
Died16 March 1978(1978-03-16) (aged 85)
Santiago, Chile

Florencio Durán Bernales was a Chilean physician, lawyer, and politician. As member of the Radical Party of Chile he served as President of the Senate of Chile from 1941 to 1944. He ran also as precandidate for the Radical Party in 1942 but lost to Juan Antonio Ríos, who then won the elections.


Preceded by
Miguel Cruchaga
President of the Senate of Chile
Succeeded by
Pedro Opazo