María Eugenia Rojas Correa
|María Eugenia Rojas|
|Senator of Colombia|
20 July 1966 – 20 July 1974
|Member of the Colombian Chamber of Representatives|
20 July 1962 – 20 July 1964
6 October 1932 |
Vélez, Santander, Colombia
|Political party||National Popular Alliance|
|Spouse(s)||Samuel Moreno Diaz|
|Relations||Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (father)|
|Children||Samuel Moreno Rojas
Néstor Iván Moreno Rojas
|Alma mater||Trinity Washington University
María Eugenia Rojas Correa (born 6 October 1932) is a retired Colombian political figure. The daughter of the 46th President of Colombia, Gustavo Rojas Pinilla. In 1974 she became the first woman to run for president in all of Latin America, managing to get third place in representation of the National Popular Alliance, the party that she and her father helped create. She also served as Member of the Chamber of Representatives of Colombia from 1962 to 1964, and as Member of the Senate of Colombia from 1966 to 1974.
She is married to Samuel Moreno Díaz and has two sons, Samuel Moreno Rojas and Néstor Iván Moreno Rojas, who have both been involved in politics and are important figures in the political life of Colombia.
- Associated Press (April 22, 1974). "Foe of U.S. Policy new Colombian President". Edmonton Journal. Retrieved 2011-01-28.
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