Juan José de Amézaga Landaraso
|28th President of Uruguay|
March 1, 1943 – March 1, 1947
|Vice President||Alberto Guani|
|Preceded by||Alfredo Baldomir|
|Succeeded by||Tomás Berreta|
|Born||January 28, 1881|
|Died||August 21, 1956 (aged 75)|
|Political party||Colorado Party|
|Spouse(s)||Celia Álvarez Mouliá|
|Alma mater||Universidad de la República|
Juan José de Amézaga Landaroso (January 28, 1881 – August 21, 1956) was a Uruguayan political figure.
Amézaga was a prominent member of the Colorado Party, which ruled the country for long periods. He was a lawyer by profession, and taught that subject at university level for many years. His political base was in Durazno, which he represented in the Chamber of Deputies between 1907 and 1915 and later served as Industry Minister.
Amézaga's vice president was Alberto Guani, who had already distinguished himself as a veteran diplomat. The veteran Socialist leader Emilio Frugoni was sent to Moscow by President Amézaga, as Uruguayan Ambassador.
The year 1947 opened with Amézaga, younger by several years than his successor, preparing to step down as President in favour of his elected successor, Tomás Berreta, who was already aged in his 70s. Berreta's Presidency was to last barely 5 months, since he was to die in office.
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