Germán Ignacio Riesco

Germán Ignacio Riesco Errázuriz (1888 - November 11, 1958) was a Chilean political figure, who served several times as minister between 1919 and 1950. He was of Basque descent[1] and a member of the influential Errázuriz family.

He was born in Santiago in 1888, the son of President Germán Riesco and of First Lady María Errázuriz Echaurren. He graduated as a lawyer from the Universidad de Chile on April 21, 1910. He was Minister of War and Navy of President Juan Luis Sanfuentes between 1919 and 1920; and Minister of Foreign Affairs between 1948 and 1950, under President Gabriel González Videla. He married Rosa Barceló Pinto but they had no children.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Aníbal Rodríguez
Minister of War and Navy
Succeeded by
Régulo Valenzuela
Preceded by
Germán Vergara
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Horacio Walker

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