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Francisco Antonino Vidal

Francisco Antonino Vidal
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President of Uruguay
In office
15 March 1880 – 1 February 1882
Preceded byMáximo Santos
Succeeded byMáximo Santos
President of Uruguay
In office
1 March 1886 – 24 May 1886
Preceded byMáximo Santos
Succeeded byMáximo Santos
Personal details
Born1827
Montevideo, Empire of Brazil
Died1889
Montevideo, Uruguay
Political partyColorado Party
ProfessionPolitician

Francisco Antonino Vidal (1827–1889)[1] was born in Montevideo,[2] though his birth has also been reported as in 1825, in San Carlos, Uruguay.[3] He was a senator and two-time president of Uruguay.

Background and earlier political roles

He grew to become active in Uruguayan politics, serving as a member of the Colorado party. He was appointed interim minister of the government c. 1865, and later became a member of the Senate of Uruguay. He served as the President of the Senate of Uruguay in 1870 and 1879.[4]

Terms as President of Uruguay

He became President of Uruguay in 1880, but was forced to resign in 1882 by Máximo Santos. He became president once more in 1886, but his term only lasted a few months until Santos took over once again.[5]

Death

He died on February 7, 1889 in Montevideo.

References

  1. ^ Historia del Uruguay. A. Monteverde. 1996 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ Martin, Frederick (1868). The Statesman's Year-book. Macmillan – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "Por mi honor: vida de los presidentes uruguayos" (Alejandro Giménez Rodríguez. Arca, 2000)
  4. ^ PRESIDENCIA DE LA ASAMBLEA GENERAL Y DEL SENADO PRESIDENCIA DE LA CAMARA DE REPRESENTANTES (October 29, 2013). "Parlamentarios Uruguayos 1830-2005" (PDF). www.parlamento.gub.uy.
  5. ^ "Francisco Antonio Vidal" (in Spanish). Biografías y Vidas. Retrieved 17 February 2010.