Cilia Flores was born on 15 October 1956, a Venezuelan lawyer and politician. Flores came from humble beginnings. She is married to the Venezuelan President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro. After Chavez was arrested following an attempted coup d’état in 1992, it was Flores who helped to secure his release from prison in 1994. Read Cilia Adela Gavidia Flores de Maduro biography and profile.
Nicolás Maduro was born on November 23, 1962, in Caracas, Venezuela. Maduro worked as a bus driver before being named foreign minister of his home country in 2006. Nicolás Maduro officially entered politics in the late ’90s. Maduro campaigned for Hugo Chavez’s release from prison for the 1992 attempted coup to overthrow President Carlos Andres Perez. After Chavez’s release, Maduro helped him found the political party Fifth Republic Movement. After Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez won a third term in October 2012, he selected Maduro to serve as vice president. Read Nicolás Maduro Moros biography and profile.