Victorino de la Plaza

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President Victorino de la Plaza with the presidential sash.
18th President of Argentina
In office
August 10, 1914 October 11, 1916
Preceded by Roque Sáenz Peña
Succeeded by Hipólito Yrigoyen
Vice President of Argentina
In office
October 12, 1910 August 9, 1914
PresidentRoque Sáenz Peña
Preceded by José Figueroa Alcorta
Succeeded by Pelagio Luna
Personal details
BornNovember 2, 1840
DiedOctober 2, 1919(1919-10-02) (aged 78)
Buenos Aires
Nationality Argentine
Political party National Autonomist Party
Spouse(s)Epifanía Ecilda Belvis Castellanos (1870–1875)
Profession Lawyer

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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Second son of José Roque Mariano de la Plaza Elejalde and Manuela de la Silva Palacios; his older brother, Rafael de la Plaza, was also a politician and acted as governor of Santiago del Estero Province.

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He studied law in Buenos Aires and obtained his doctorate in 1868. Was secretary of Dalmacio Vélez Sársfield and collaborated on the writing of the Argentine Civil Code. Was Treasury Minister under Nicolás Avellaneda (1876), later Interventor in Corrientes Province (1878) and Foreign Minister (1882) and Treasury (1883-1885) during the first Julio Argentino Roca administration. Was elected vice president for the National Union presided by Roque Sáenz Peña in 1910. He assumed the presidency after the death of Sáenz Peña and governed between 1914 and 1916. He died of pneumonia after retiring from politics.

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Political offices
Preceded by
José Figueroa Alcorta
Vice President of Argentina
Succeeded by
Pelagio Luna
Preceded by
Roque Sáenz Peña
President of Argentina
Succeeded by
Hipólito Yrigoyen

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