Hugo Chavez through the years

Published On: Mar 05 2013 04:16:51 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 05 2013 04:19:36 PM CST

With word coming Tuesday that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died, take a look at Chavez through the years.

Hugo Chavez
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Chavez reportedly returned to Venezuela to continue post-surgical treatments, but he had not been seen publicly since December 2012. After saying on Feb. 28, 2013, that Chavez was "fighting for his life," Vice President Nicolas Maduro announced that Chavez had died on March 5.

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