I am a rough kind of peasant and the only merit i have is being a little basque, stubborn, tough, insistent, constant, and thats. January 19, 2015 ich truthdigthe worlds humblest president, the poorest president in terms of personal wealth, the most radical. A man whos lifestyle differs radically from other heads of state. Jose mujica, in full jose alberto mujica cordano, born may 20, 1935, montevideo, uruguay, uruguayan politician who served as president of uruguay 201015 after being long imprisoned for his guerrilla activities with the tupamaro revolutionary organization mujica was born to parents of modest means and grew up in a neighbourhood on the outskirts of montevideo. A former guerrilla with the tupamaros, he was imprisoned for 12 years during the military dictatorship in the 1970s and 1980s. President mujica is barred by the constitution from running for a second consecutive term and a presidential election held last month is to go to a. This book is an introduction to the politics and philosophy of an unrepentant permanent. Jose mujica was the former president of uruguay, who is known for implementing progressive reforms and legalizing marijuana sales in the country. Uruguays president, jose mujica, has become a cult favorite in international politics. Jose alberto pepe mujica cordano is a uruguayan politician who served as the 40th. President mujica has rejected the use of the presidential palace and chosen to stay living in his house, a small farm on the outskirts of montevideo. Jose mujica recibe oferta millonaria por su vocho auto bild. Mujicas mothers parents were extremely poor immigrants from italy. In total mujica was captured by the authorities on four occasions.
Year age agedif tm lg lev aff w l wl% era ra9 g gs gf cg sho sv ip h r er hr bb ibb so hbp bk wp bf whip h9 hr9 bb9 so9 sow. In 2008, some thought obama was cut from a similar cloth as his platform aligned him with everday blue. An ardent fighter for the cause of liberty, she has. Dear compatriots, presidents, gentlemen, foreign affairs ministers, colleagues of these years of vicissitudes, i have to thank you infinitely. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes. And this is what he wants us to know about happiness. Migual rojoafpgetty images in the 1980s and 90s the governments led by. Uruguay bids farewell to jose mujica, its pauper president. Here is another translation by a wonderful speech by mujica. Mujica was minister of livestock, agriculture, and fisheries from 2005 to 2008 and a senator afterwards. Former uruguayan president jose pepe mujica has starred at the buenos aires book fair with the presentation of a black sheep to power, a. Mujica rechaza oferta millonaria por su vocho youtube. Uruguays departing leader, jose mujica, has acquired almost celebrity status, not just for his political achievements, but also for his humble lifestyle, writes the bbcs wyre davies.
He has been married to lucia topolansky since 2005. Mujica was elected deputy, then senator, and went on to serve as the minister of agriculture, all the while earning the publics confidence as a leading political voice. To know more about his childhood, career, profile and timeline read on. Another wonderful book about the worlds most humble president. Jose mujica was born on 20 may 1935 to the father, demetrio mujica, and mother, lucy cordano. Join facebook to connect with jose mujica and others you may know. In 1940, when mujica was five his father died who was a small farmer and went bankrupt. Priscila guinovart is a teacher, blogger, and writer. Book fair mexico, on sunday 7 december 2014, mujica was interviewed by. He is an actor, known for get the weed 2017, tupamaros 1997 and human 2015. Despite his violent past and prison record as a former terrorist, mujica was elected president of uruguay in a landslide victory in 2010. He won the 2009 presidential election and took office as president on 1 march 2010. A member of the broad front coalition of leftwing parties, mujica was minister of.1286 117 118 191 1276 832 343 1254 554 534 225 1408 1310 1119 382 118 1256 512 269 284 1067 212 1167 1104 380 559 191 1206 1480 576 642 1137