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Hector Cavallero


Hector Cavallero , nicknamed El Tigre, "The Tiger", is an Argentine politician, who was mayor of Rosario and a member of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies for the province of Santa Fe Profile of National Deputy candidates.

Cavallero was born in Las Parejas, Santa Fe, but went to high school in the General Paz Military Liceum in Cordoba, and studied Biochemistry at the Universidad Nacional del Litoral.

Cavallero was first elected mayor of the large city of Rosario, in southern Santa Fe, in 1989, for the Popular Socialist Party (an offshoot of the Socialist Party). Former mayor Horacio Usandizaga, a Radical, had publicly vowed to resign if Carlos Menem was elected President of Argentina. Upon Menem's success in the 1989 election and Raul Alfonsin early departure from office, Usandizaga kept his word, and Cavallero was set to complete his term. After the remaining two years, Cavallero was reelected for the 19911995 period.

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