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Victor Paz Estenssoro

Age: 93

politician who served as president of Bolivia three times (1952–56, 1960–64, 1985–89). He was a founder of the National Revolutionary Party and as its leader directed the 1952 revolution, in which tin mines were nationalized, indigenous Bolivians were granted suffrage, and social reforms were instituted.

Died: Tarija, Bolivia, June 7, 2001

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