José Amorín Batlle
|José Gerardo Amorín Batlle|
|Minister of Education and Culture|
5 October 2004 – 1 March 2005
|Preceded by||Leonardo Guzmán|
|Succeeded by||Jorge Brovetto|
|Representative at the Chamber of Deputies|
1 March 2005 – 15 February 2010
Assumed office |
15 February 2010
9 November 1954|
|Political party||Colorado Party|
|List 15, Batllist Proposal (Proba)|
|Spouse(s)||Elita del Campo Rivas|
|Parents||Julio Amorín Larrañaga and Susana Batlle|
|Alma mater||University of the Republic|
José Gerardo Amorín Batlle (born 9 November 1954 in Montevideo) is an Uruguayan lawyer and politician who has served as Minister of Education and Culture (2004–2005), representative (2005–2010) and senator (since 2010).
Amorín is a member of the Colorado Party and comes from a political family; his father, Julio Amorín Larrañaga —himself a relative of Javier Barrios Amorín— was minister in Juan María Bordaberry's government and his mother, Susana Batlle, was a close relative of president Jorge Batlle.
- "Palabras del Secretario de la Presidencia, Raúl Lago, en la asunción de José Amorín Batlle, como Ministro de Educación y Cultura" (Press release). Secretaría de Prensa y Difusión, Presidencia de la República Oriental del Uruguay. 5 October 2004. Retrieved 12 May 2014.
- "Candidatos a las internas de 2014". Perfiles (in Spanish). La Diaria. 27 December 2013. Retrieved 12 May 2014.
- "Amorín Batlle, José". Legisladores (in Spanish). Colorado Party. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
- "José Gerardo Amorín Batlle" (in Spanish). Elecciones Uruguay. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
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