Mauricio Macri (born 8 February 1959) is an Argentine politician. Events 421 - Constantius III becomes co- Emperor of the Western Roman Empire. The year 1959 ( MCMLIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Argentina topics. This article is about the political institutions and political parties of Argentina. He served as a national deputy representing the city of Buenos Aires in the Lower House of Congress, and, since 10 December 2007, is the Head of Government of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires is the Capital and largest city of Argentina. It is geographically located on the southern shore of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern The Chamber of Deputies is the lower house of the National Congress, Argentina 's parliament The Congress of the Argentine Nation (Congreso de la Nación Argentina is the legislative branch of the government of Argentina. Events 1041 - Empress Zoe of Byzantium elevates her adoptive son to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. A list of Mayors and Chiefs of Government of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina 's capital since its federalization. He is twice divorced and has three children.
Macri was born in Tandil, in the province of Buenos Aires, and studied at the Catholic University of Argentina (UCA), where he received a degree in Civil Engineering. Tandil can also be a spider genus and a German detergent Tandil is the main city of the homonym Partido (department located in the southwest Regions See also Geography of Argentina The country is also divided into six or seven regions (seven when The Pampas is divided into the Pampas' plains Buenos Aires Province (ˈbwenos ˈaiɾes Spanish: Provincia de Buenos Aires is the most populated province of Argentina. Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (in English Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina, known also as UCA) is a private university Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built He also attended Columbia Business School, Wharton Business School and Universidad del CEMA. History Alonzo Barton Hepburn, then president of Chase Manhattan Bank, founded the School in 1916 with 11 full-time faculty members The Universidad del CEMA (UCEMA is an Argentine University located in the center of the city of Buenos Aires, near the business quarter 
His professional career in business includes management positions in various companies since 1985 such as Sideco, SOCMA and Sevel. These companies were part of a larger family business corporation managed by his father Franco Macri. He gained recognition as president of one of the most popular football clubs in Argentina, Boca Juniors. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered Club Atlético Boca Juniors known also as Boca Juniors or simply Boca, is one of the most popular Argentine Sports clubs, best known for He was elected in 1995 and reelected in 1999 and 2003, to complete one of the most successful periods of the club, winning several international competitions.
In 2006, Mauricio Macri was appointed as a Goodwill Ambassador  of the Intergovernmental Institution for the use of Micro-algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition, IIMSAM, that works to promote the use of micro-algae Spirulina (Spirulina platensis) to counter malnutrition and its severe negative impacts especially in the Developing and the Least Developed Countries (LDC). Spirulina is the common name for human and animal food supplements produced primarily from two species of Cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae Arthrospira
In 2003 Macri made his political debut when he ran for Head of Government of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires with his neo-liberal party Compromiso para el Cambio (Commitment to Change). Commitment to Change (Compromiso para el Cambio is a centre-right political party in Argentina, principally active in the city of Buenos Aires. He won the first round of the election with 33. 9% but lost the runoff election with 47% of the popular vote to his opponent Aníbal Ibarra. The two-round system (also known as the second ballot or runoff voting) is a Voting system used to elect a single winner
In the 2005 legislative elections he won a seat in the Chamber of Deputies, representing the city of Buenos Aires, with more than 33% of the votes. Argentina held national parliamentary elections on Sunday 23 October, 2005. The Chamber of Deputies is the lower house of the National Congress, Argentina 's parliament  He joined fellow politician and economist Ricardo López Murphy of Recrear to create a right-wing electoral front called Propuesta Republicana (known as PRO) and sat in the PRO block of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies. Ricardo Hipólito López Murphy ( Adrogué, BA, 10 August, 1951) is an Argentine economist and politician Recreate for Growth ( Spanish: Recrear para el Crecimiento, often just Recrear) is a liberal party of Argentina. Republican Proposal (Propuesta Republicana is a Centre-right Electoral Front in Argentina. The Chamber of Deputies is the lower house of the National Congress, Argentina 's parliament  He was also in discussions with conservative Jorge Sobisch, governor of Neuquén Province, ahead of the 2007 elections. Jorge Omar Sobisch (born 1943 is an Argentine centre-right politician formerly governor of Neuquén Province. Neuquén is a province of Argentina, located in the west of the country at the northern end of Patagonia. Argentina held national presidential and legislative elections on 28 October 2007.
In February 2007 Macri announced that he would run once again to be Head of Government of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires in the 2007 elections, heading the PRO slate with Gabriela Michetti as his running mate. In the first round of the election on 2 June 2007 he won with 45. The two-round system (also known as the second ballot or runoff voting) is a Voting system used to elect a single winner Events 455 - The Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. 6% of votes over the government-backed candidate, Daniel Filmus, who received 23. Daniel Fernando Filmus (born June 3 1955 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine politician and academic currently Senator for 8% of votes. The incumbent Jorge Telerman, came in third place. Jorge Telerman (born November 29 1956 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine centre-left Politician, and former Mayor of Buenos Aires The runoff election between Macri and Filmus took place on 24 June 2007, and resulted in Macri's victory with 60. Events 972 - Battle of Cedynia, the first documented victory of Polish forces takes place Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. 96% of the votes.  
Macri's victory was largely analyzed as a defeat for President Néstor Kirchner and turned the elected mayor into de facto leader of the right-wing opposition, which has remained fractured after the Argentine political crisis of late 2001. Néstor Carlos Kirchner Ostoić (born February 25, 1950) was the President of Argentina from May 25, 2003 until December  The perceived blow to Kirchner's political support was reinforced by The Buenos Aires election was held on the same date as the provincial election in Tierra del Fuego, in which another candidate backed by the national government lost to ARI's Fabiana Ríos. Tierra del Fuego (officially Provincia de Tierra del Fuego Antártida e Islas del Atlántico Sur) is an Argentine Province entirely separated from Support for an Egalitarian Republic ( Spanish: Afirmación para una República Igualitaria, ARI) also known as Alternative for a Republic of Equals María Fabiana Ríos (born 31 March 1964 in Rosario, Santa Fe) is an Argentine politician of the party ARI ( Afirmación