|Preceded by Maria Alicia Mazzarino|
Party Justicialist Party
|Name Hilda Duhalde|
Spouse Eduardo Duhalde (m. 1971)
|Succeeded by Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner|
Born October 14, 1946 Buenos Aires, Argentina (1946-10-14)
Hilda Beatriz 'Chiche' González de Duhalde (born October 14, 1946) is a politician in Argentina. She served as a Senator for Buenos Aires Province, and as the First Lady during the government of her husband, President Eduardo Duhalde.
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González de Duhalde was born in Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires Province, and studied to become a teacher. She has five children with her husband. She assisted her husband in his political career and took on several public positions in family and women's policy.
In 1997 Duhalde was elected a National Deputy for Buenos Aires Province, serving again between 2003 and 2005.
During the interim Presidency of her husband, she acted as Minister of Social Welfare and ran the country's food aid programme, a key role in the aftermath of the country's economic crisis.
A member of the Justicialist Party (PJ), Duhalde has nevertheless opposed the government of fellow Peronists Néstor Kirchner. However the official PJ candidate in Buenos Aires Province district for the 2005 senatorial elections, Hilda Duhalde came second to Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, who was to become President of Argentina two years later.