(23/11/1962 - Unknown)
Nicolas Maduro Moros
He was born on November 23, 1962 in Caracas and grew up in the popular parish of El Valle.
He finished high school at the Liceo Avalos.
It belonged to the Socialist League in his years of high school and worked at a young age as a driver in the Caracas Metro. CIA reports say that he was the driver with more fines for the company. Became Union Leader becoming a member of the Board of Directors of the public enterprise. Founder of the new Union of the Metro de Caracas (SITRAMECA).
Member of revolutionary Bolivarian movement 200 (MBR-200) one of the many forms which adopted the political movement led by Hugo Chávez, after directing an attempt of coup d ' état against the second Government of Carlos Andrés Pérez. National founder of the Bolivarian force of workers (FBT). In the Decade of the 90 form part of the movement Fifth Republic, MVR, party that participated in the presidential campaign of 1998 in which Hugo Chávez was elected President of Venezuela. Elected Member of the constituent Assembly in 1999 that I write a new Constitution that same year, is newly elected Deputy to the National Assembly of Venezuela in 2000, office where he was re-elected in the elections of 2005, being appointed shortly after Parliament President.
In 2006 leaves office to enter the Cabinet as head of the Ministry of the people for Foreign Affairs power, replacing the Minister Ali Rodriguez Araque. Defender of the nation within MERCOSUR entry as well as the Foundation and promotion of important regional as UNASUR and CELAC spaces.
On 10 October 2012, after the presidential elections, was named Executive Vice President occupying the position of Elías Jaua. On December 8, 2012, Hugo Chávez declares that should be disabled by cancer suffering, Nicolas Maduro, in his capacity as Vice President, would be responsible for the post of President of the Republic until the announcement of new elections, in accordance with article 233 of the Constitution. The relationship between Maduro and Chavez goes back to the time when he, along with his girlfriend Cilia Flores were activists for the freedom of the military retiree when he was imprisoned by the coup attempt of 1992.
The 8 of March 2013, after the death of Hugo Chávez, was inaugurated interim President, 48 of Venezuela, at a swearing-in ceremony held in the Chamber in the Federal Legislative Palace. The controversial swearing-in came after a ruling of the Supreme Court, which enabled him as candidate to the Presidency without having to resign.
In the presidential elections of Venezuela of the 14 of April 2013, beat the leader of the opposition, Henrique Capriles, in a hard-fought election day. Just 200,000 votes separated Maduro's main rival. The chavista candidate achievement 50,66% support versus 49,07% of Capriles.
Friday, April 19, 2013, was invested as President of Venezuela to culminate in 2019 the term that began January 10 of that same year the late Chavez. "I swear it before this Constitution adopted by the people," Maduro said with the Magna Carta in the hand before the President of the National Assembly, Diosdado Cabello.
Pair of Cilia Flores, Attorney general of the Republic and former member of the National Assembly of Venezuela by the Capital District. Flores was elected in the parliamentary internal vote as President of the National Assembly, is the first Venezuelan woman to assume the post. They were married on July 15, 2013, in a private ceremony officiated by the Mayor of Caracas, Jorge Rodríguez, to legalize the relationship in fact that had since years ago.