Victorino de la Plaza
President Victorino de la Plaza with the presidential sash.
|18th President of Argentina|
August 10, 1914 –October 11, 1916
|Preceded by||Roque Sáenz Peña|
|Succeeded by||Hipólito Yrigoyen|
|Vice President of Argentina|
October 12, 1910 –August 9, 1914
|President||Roque Sáenz Peña|
|Preceded by||José Figueroa Alcorta|
|Succeeded by||Pelagio Luna|
|Born||November 2, 1840|
|Died||October 2, 1919 78) (aged|
|Political party||National Autonomist Party|
|Spouse(s)||Epifanía Ecilda Belvis Castellanos (1870–1875)|
Victorino de la Plaza y Palacios (November 2, 1840 – October 2, 1919) was President of Argentina from 9 August 1914 to 11 October 1916.
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