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Laura Chinchilla

1959 - Today

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Laura Chinchilla Miranda (Spanish: [ˈlawɾa tʃinˈtʃiʝa miˈɾanda]; born 28 March 1959) is a Costa Rican political scientist and politician who served as President of Costa Rica from 2010 to 2014. She was one of Óscar Arias Sánchez's two Vice-Presidents and his administration's Minister of Justice. She was the governing PLN candidate for president in the 2010 general election, where she won with 46.76% of the vote on 7 February. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laura Chinchilla has received more than 273,387 page views. Her biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia. Laura Chinchilla is the 8,821st most popular politician (down from 8,528th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Costa Rica and the 3rd most popular Costa Rican Politician.

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Among politicians, Laura Chinchilla ranks 8,821 out of 15,577Before her are Beata Szydło, Charles Joughin, Emperor En'yū, Anne Lister, Andrei Bubnov, and Pulakeshin II. After her are Gerhard Schröder, Joseph Luns, Roman Malinovsky, Manuel II of Trebizond, Begum Hazrat Mahal, and Charles Curtis.

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Among people born in 1959, Laura Chinchilla ranks 86Before her are Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, Linda Blair, Lee Haney, Matthew Modine, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, and Alan Wilder. After her are Nimr al-Nimr, Filipe Nyusi, Luis Fernández, Robert Smith, Saïd Aouita, and Rebecca De Mornay.

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In Costa Rica

Among people born in Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla ranks 5 out of 104Before her are Óscar Arias (1940), Chavela Vargas (1919), José Figueres Ferrer (1906), and Keylor Navas (1986). After her are Abel Pacheco (1933), Franklin Chang Díaz (1950), Luis Guillermo Solís (1958), Miguel Ángel Rodríguez (1940), José María Figueres (1954), Teodoro Picado Michalski (1900), and Adolfo Díaz (1875).

Among POLITICIANS In Costa Rica

Among politicians born in Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla ranks 3Before her are Óscar Arias (1940) and José Figueres Ferrer (1906). After her are Abel Pacheco (1933), Luis Guillermo Solís (1958), Miguel Ángel Rodríguez (1940), José María Figueres (1954), Teodoro Picado Michalski (1900), Adolfo Díaz (1875), Federico Tinoco Granados (1868), Otilio Ulate Blanco (1891), and Rafael Ángel Calderón Guardia (1900).