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Famous Politicians from Costa Rica

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List of notable or famous politicians from costa rica, with bios and photos, including the top politicians born in costa rica and even some popular politicians who immigrated to costa rica. If you're trying to find out the names of famous costa rica politicians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These politicians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known politician from costa rica is included when available.

This list includes Ottón Solís, Óscar Arias and more.

This historic politicians from costa rica list can help answer the questions "Who are some costa rica politicians of note?" and "Who are the most famous politicians from costa rica?" These prominent politicians of costa rica may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected costa rica politicians.

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    Alberto Salom Echeverría

    Alberto Salom Echeverría is a Costa Rican politician. He was a deputy with the Citizens' Action Party from 2006 to 2010 and is a the former governor of San José.more

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    • Age: 59
    • Profession: Politician
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    Antonio Álvarez Desanti

    Antonio Álvarez Desanti, is a Costa Rican businessman and politician, currently affiliated with the Partido Liberación Nacional in Costa Rica. During his political career Alvarez Desanti has served as minister of agriculture, minister of gobernacion, congressman and president of the Asamblea ...more

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    • Age: age 57
    • Birthplace: Costa Rica
    • Profession: Politician
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    Johnny Araya Monge

    Johnny Francisco Araya Monge is a Costa Rican politician. He has been the mayor of the country's capital San José from 1998 to 2001 and again since 2003. Moreover, he was the Co-President of the United Cities and Local Governments from 2010 to 2013. He is a member of the National Liberation Party and ...more

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    • Age: age 58
    • Birthplace: Palmares, Costa Rica
    • Profession: Politician
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    José Francisco de Peralta y López del Corral was a Costa Rican priest and politician. He was born in Cartago, Costa Rica, the son of José María de Peralta y La Vega and Ana Benita de Nava López del Corral. Peralta attended the University of León and was ordained as a pastor in León, Nicaragua in 1812.more

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    • Age: Died at 58 (1786-1844)
    • Birthplace: Cartago, Costa Rica, Cartago Province, Americas, Central America, + more
    • Profession: Priest, Politician
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    Kevin Casas Zamora

    Kevin Casas-Zamora is a Costa Rican politician, lawyer and political scientist. Casas-Zamora is Secretary for Political Affairs at the Organization of American States. Prior to that he was Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He also served as Minister of National Planning and Economic Policy as ...more

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    • Age: 47
    • Profession: Politician
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    Marco Vinicio Vargas Pereira

    Marco Vinicio Vargas Pereira is a Costa Rican politician. He was Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica.more

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    • Age: 61
    • Profession: Politician
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    Óscar Arias is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Costa Rica
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    Óscar Arias Sánchez was President of Costa Rica from 1986 to 1990 and from 2006 to 2010. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987 for his efforts to end the Central American crisis. He is also a recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism and a trustee of Economists for Peace and ...more

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    • Age: age 75
    • Birthplace: Costa Rica, Heredia Province, Heredia, Americas, Central America, + more
    • Profession: Politician
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    Ottón Solís Fallas is a Costa Rica politician. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Costa Rica in 1976 and gained a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Manchester in 1978. He is currently serving his second term as deputy, was a founding member of the ...more

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    • Age: age 61
    • Birthplace: Costa Rica
    • Profession: Politician
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