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Daniel Ortega
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President of Nicaragua
Assumed office
10 January 2007
Vice PresidentJaime Morales Carazo
Omar Halleslevens
Preceded byEnrique Bolaños
In office
10 January 1985 – 25 April 1990
Vice PresidentSergio Ramírez Mercado
Preceded byHimself (Coordinator of the Junta of National Reconstruction)
Succeeded byVioleta Chamorro
Coordinator of the Junta of National Reconstruction of Nicaragua
In office
18 July 1979 – 10 January 1985
Preceded byFrancisco Urcuyo (Acting President)
Succeeded byHimself (President)
Personal details
José Daniel Ortega Saavedra

(1945-11-11) 11 November 1945 (age 75)
La Libertad, Nicaragua
Political partySandinista National Liberation Front
Spouse(s)Rosario Murillo (1979–present)

José Daniel Ortega Saavedra (Spanish: [ðaˈnje̞l o̞rˈte̞ɣa]; born November 11, 1945) is a Nicaraguan politician. He has been President of Nicaragua since 2007.[1] He also served as President of Nicaragua from 1979 to 1990.


  1. "Ortega wins Nicaraguan election", BBC News, 8 November 2006.

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