Harald Beyer (politician)

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Harald Beyer Burgos
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Minister of Education of Chile
In office
December 29, 2011 – April 17, 2013
President Sebastián Piñera
Preceded by Felipe Bulnes
Personal details
Born (1964-04-02) April 2, 1964 (age 51)
Osorno, Chile
Nationality Chile Chilean
Political party Independent
Spouse(s) Silvia Estela Díaz Carmona (1989-)
Children Stephanie Beyer Díaz, Dominique Beyer Díaz y Martín Beyer Díaz
Alma mater Universidad de Chile
Profession business engineer, economist, researcher
Website [1]

Harald Ricardo Beyer Burgos (born April 2, 1964) is a Chilean economist and politician. He was the Minister of Education of Chile from December 29, 2011[1] to April 17, 2013 when he was impeached because of his failure to address for-profit activity in universities (which is illegal).[2] He is now President of the Centro de Estudios Públicos, an influential think tank in Santiago.


  1. ^ "Harald Beyer Burgos" (in Spanish). Ministro de Educación - Gobierno de Chile. Archived from the original on 17 April 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.24horas.cl/politica/senado-aprueba-acusacion-constitucional-y-beyer-es-destituido--607530