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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
BornMay 14, 1825
San Carlos, Maldonado
DiedFebruary 7, 1889 (aged 63)
Montevideo
Political partyColorado Party
ProfessionPolitician

Francisco Antonino Vidal (May 14, 1825 – February 7, 1889) was born in San Carlos, Uruguay, in Maldonado Department, and 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, later becoming a member of the Senate of Uruguay c. 1879.

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.[1]

Death

He died on February 7, 1889 in Montevideo.

References

  1. ^ "Francisco Antonio Vidal" (in Spanish). Biografías y Vidas. Retrieved 17 February 2010.