Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou

Luis Lacalle Pou
Lacalle Pou 2019.jpg
President-elect of Uruguay
Assuming office
1 March 2020
Vice PresidentBeatriz Argimón (elect)
SucceedingTabaré Vázquez
Senator of Uruguay
In office
15 February 2015 – 12 August 2019
President of the Chamber of Representatives
In office
1 March 2011 – 1 March 2012
Preceded byIvonne Passada
Succeeded byJorge Orrico
Representative of Uruguay
for Canelones
In office
15 February 2000 – 15 February 2015
Personal details
Luis Alberto Alejandro Aparicio Lacalle Pou

(1973-08-11) 11 August 1973 (age 46)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Political partyNational Party
Lorena Ponce de León (m. 2000)
  • Luis Alberto
  • Violeta
  • Manuel
ParentsLuis Alberto Lacalle
Julia Pou
EducationThe British Schools
Alma materCatholic University of Uruguay

Luis Alberto Alejandro Aparicio Lacalle Pou (born 11 August 1973) is a Uruguayan lawyer, politician and current president-elect of Uruguay after winning the 2019 Uruguayan general election.


Born in Montevideo, he is the son of former President of Uruguay, Luis Alberto Lacalle, and Julia Pou, a former senator and first lady.[1] He has been married to Lorena Ponce de León since 2000. Together, they have three children: Luis Alberto, Violeta and Manuel.

His primary and secondary education was completed at The British Schools of Montevideo, and in 1998, he received his law degree from the Catholic University of Uruguay.

Other Languages