Luis Petcoff Naidenoff

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Luis Petcoff Naidenoff
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Argentine Senator
from Formosa Province
Assumed office
10 December 2005
Personal details
Born (1967-07-13) July 13, 1967 (age 50)
El Colorado, Formosa, Argentina
Political party Radical Civic Union
Spouse(s) Cinthya Sonaridio
Alma mater National University of the Northeast
Profession Lawyer

Luis Carlos Petcoff Naidenoff (born July 13, 1967) is an Argentine Radical Civic Union politician. He sits in the Argentine Senate representing Formosa Province and is the current minority leader.

Born in rural El Colorado, Petcoff Naidenoff studied in El Colorado and Corrientes, and graduated as a lawyer at the Universidad Nacional del Nordeste (UNNE). He worked as a lawyer in Formosa. He served as President of the Association of Young Lawyers 1996-98.

Petcoff Naidenoff was elected as a Formosa city councillor in 1999 and headed the UCR caucus, serving until 2003. He was elected to the Argentine Senate in 2005. He was the UCR candidate for Governor of Formosa in 2007, with Ana Elena Caligaris as his running mate; he lost to Gildo Insfrán.[1] Petcoff was elected president of the UCR caucus in the Senate in 2011.


Petcoff Naidenoff is of Bulgarian descent.[2] He is married to Cinthya Sonaridio, a fellow graduate of UNNE. They have a daughter and a son.

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  1. ^ Cómodo triunfo de Insfrán en Formosa, Ambito Financiero, accessed 26 May 2008.
  2. ^ Ташев, Спас (2010-09-16). "Спас Ташев: Чрез лицата от български произход в Латинска Америка, могат да се засилят контактите с България и ЕС като цяло" (in Bulgarian). Министерство на външните работи на Република България. Retrieved 11 October 2010.