Marta Larraechea

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Marta Larraechea
First Lady of Chile
In office
March 11 1994 – March 11 2000
President Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
Preceded by Leonor Oyarzún
Succeeded by Luisa Durán
Personal details
Born (1944-03-14) March 14, 1944 (age 73)
Constitución, Chile
Political party Christian Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
Children Verónica, Cecilia, Magdalena and Catalina
Religion Roman Catholicism

Marta Larraechea Bolívar (born March 14, 1944 in Constitución, Talca Province) is a social orientator, politician and wife of Chilean President Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle. She was a council member of the Santiago municipality (2000–2004) and First Lady of Chile (1994–2000). She is of Basque descent.[1] She is the daughter of Vasco de Larraechea Herrera and Victoria Bolívar Le Fort.

She studied as a child at "Inmaculada Concepción" school in Concepción, Secretaryship and Social Orientation at Instituto Carlos Casanueva. She and Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle were married on November 30, 1967 and they have four children, Verónica, Cecilia, Magdalena and Catalina. She identifies as a Roman Catholic and close friend of Hillary Clinton and Carlos Menem.

Electoral Resume[edit]

Municipal Elections 2000[edit]

Municipal Elections 2000 for Santiago mayoralty [2]

Candidate Party Votes % Results
Joaquín Lavín Infante UDI 73.088 60,99 Mayor
Marta Larraechea Bolívar PDC 34.993 29,20 Council
Marisol Prado Villegas ILB 2.207 1,84
Tomás Hirsch Goldschmidt PH 2.067 1,72

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References[edit]

  1. ^ (Spanish) http://democratascristianosantofagasta.blogspot.com/2009/05/el-peso-de-martita-en-la-campana-de.html
  2. ^ (Spanish) [1] Votación Candidatos por comuna de Santiago, municipales 2000

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