Gonzalo Facio Segreda
Gonzalo Facio Segreda
|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
|President||Daniel Oduber Quirós|
|Preceded by||Wilburg Jiménez Castro (acting)|
|Succeeded by||Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier|
|Preceded by||Fernando Lara Bustamante|
|Succeeded by||Wilburg Jiménez Castro (acting)|
|President of the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica|
|Preceded by||Abelardo Bonilla Balladares|
|Succeeded by||Otto Cortés Fernández|
|Born||28 March 1918|
San José, Costa Rica
|Died||24 January 2018 (aged 99)|
Escazu, Costa Rica
|Spouse(s)||María Lilia Montejo Ortuño|
Ana Franco Calzia
Julia Nubia Salmerón Mejía
(m. 2008; div. 2010)
|Children||Sandra Facio Montejo|
Alda Facio Montejo
Rómulo Facio Montejo
Ana Catalina Facio Franco
Giannina Facio Franco
Carla Facio Franco
Gonzalo Justo Facio Segreda (28 March 1918 – 24 January 2018) was a Costa Rican lawyer, politician, and diplomat.
He studied law at the University of Costa Rica and New York University. He served on the Founding Junta of the Second Republic and was a founding member of the National Liberation Party. Between 1953 and 1956, he was President of the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica.
Facio first became Costa Rican ambassador to the United States in 1956, and held the post for two years. He returned to the position in 1962, serving through 1966. He was named foreign minister in 1970, and was succeeded by Rafael Ángel Calderón Fournier in 1978. From 1990 to 1994, he was again ambassador to the United States. In 1998, he was appointed ambassador to Mexico, and stepped down in 2001.
He was married three times. He had three children (Sandra, Alda and Rómulo) from his first wife María Lilia Montejo Ortuño. From his second wife, Ana Franco Calzia, he had three more children (Ana Catalina, Giannina and Carla). From his third wife Julia Nubia Salmerón Mejía he had no offspring. 
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