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Or·te·ga(ôr-tā′gə, -tĕ′gä), Daniel Born 1945.
Nicaraguan revolutionary and politician. He was a leader of the Sandinistas, helped establish the Government of National Reconstruction after the overthrow of the Somoza regime (1979), and later served as president (1985-1990).
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(Biography) Daniel, full surname Ortega Saavedra. born 1945, Nicaraguan politician and former resistance leader; president of Nicaragua (1985–90) and from 2007
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