Famous Costa Rican Leaders

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Oscar Arias Sanchez
(President of Costa Rica)
Oscar Arias Sanchez
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Birthdate: September 13, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Heredia, Costa Rica

Nobel Prize-winning Costa Rican politician Oscar Arias Sanchez has been the president of his country twice and is known for his effective Central American peace plan. Born into an affluent coffee-farming family, Sanchez completed his PhD from the University of Essex and has more than 50 honorary doctorates.

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Carlos Alvarado Quesada
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Birthdate: January 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
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Laura Chinchilla
(46th President of Costa Rica (2010 - 2014))
Laura Chinchilla
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Birthdate: March 28, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carmen, Costa Rica

The first female president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, had worked as an NGO consultant in Africa and Latin America before stepping into politics. The National Liberation Party member has earned several honorary doctorates and now teaches public policy at Georgetown University. Though an LGBT sympathizer, she opposes same-sex marriages.

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José Figueres Ferrer
(President of Costa Rica)
José Figueres Ferrer
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Birthdate: September 25, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Roman, Costa Rica
Died: June 8, 1990
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Epsy Campbell Barr
(Politician)
Epsy Campbell Barr
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Birthdate: July 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
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Karen Olsen Beck
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Birthdate: January 31, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
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Fabricio Alvarado Muñoz
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Birthdate: May 30, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
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Rodrigo Carazo Odio
(President of Costa Rica)
Rodrigo Carazo Odio
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Birthdate: December 27, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cartago, Costa Rica
Died: December 9, 2009
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Abel Pacheco
(Former President of Costa Rica)
Abel Pacheco
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Birthdate: December 22, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San José
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Daniel Oduber Quirós
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Birthdate: August 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Died: October 13, 1991
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Carmen Muñoz
(Politician)
Carmen Muñoz
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Birthdate: December 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alajuelita, Costa Rica
Elizabeth Odio Benito
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Birthdate: September 15, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Punta Arenas, Costa Rica
Doris Yankelewitz Berger
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Birthdate: May 7, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Died: May 18, 2016
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Patricia Mora Castellanos
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Birthdate: January 13, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Unknown
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Gloria Bejarano Almada
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Birthdate: February 5, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
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Alberto Cañas Escalante
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Birthdate: March 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Died: June 14, 2014
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Marta Eugenia Solano Arias
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Birthplace: Unknown
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Victor Morales Mora
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Birthdate: February 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Poás de Aserrí, Costa Rica
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Alejandra Mora Mora
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Birthdate: 1970 AD
Birthplace: Costa Rica
Isaac Felipe Azofeifa
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Birthdate: April 11, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica
Died: April 3, 1997
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María Luisa Ávila Agüero
(Infectious disease specialist)
María Luisa Ávila Agüero
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Birthdate: January 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
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Leticia Herrera Sánchez
(One of the First Female Commanders of 'Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN)')
Leticia Herrera Sánchez
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Birthdate: March 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica

Leticia Herrera Sánchez is a Nicaraguan politician who served as the National Assembly of Nicaragua's vice president from 1985 to 1990. A former guerrilla leader, Herrera was one of the first female commanders of a socialist political party called Sandinista National Liberation Front, which opposed Anastasio Somoza's dictatorial government.

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Zarela Villanueva Monge
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Birthdate: May 24, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cartago, Costa Rica
Maria Teresa Obregon Zamora
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Birthdate: March 7, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alajuela, Costa Rica
Died: September 29, 1956