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Gabriel Paris Gordillo

Gabriel Paris Gordillo was President of Colombia from May 1957 to August 1958 as Chairman of the Colombian Military Junta Government following the 1957 Coup d'etat.

On May 4, 1958 popular elections took place to replace the Military Junta and transition once again into a democracy. Alberto Lleras resulted elected as the first president of the National Front. General Paris retired from active service and inaugurated Lleras as president of Colombia on August 7, 1958. Paris Gordillo dedicated to his private life affairs.

Gabriel Paris married Maria Felisa Quevedo Paris (his cousin) at the age of 29 and had four children: Gabriel, Jaime, Gloria and Ligia Paris Quevedo.

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