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Jose Evaristo Uriburu

Jose Evaristo de Uriburu y Alvarez de Arenales was President of Argentina from 23 January 1895 to 12 October 1898.

He was an adept diplomat; participating as arbiter on the peace negotiations on the War of the Pacific between Chile, Peru and Bolivia.

He was Vice-President and became President of Argentina in 1895 when Luis Saenz Pena resigned.

Work in Office as President

Reformed the National Constitution in 1898.

Created the National Lottery (Loteria Nacional de Beneficencia).

Created the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Buenos Aires.

Created the Otto Krause Technical School.

Other Offices held

Federal Judge, Salta (1872-1874)

National Deputy (lower house of Congress)

Huse President (1876-1877)

Justice Minister under Bartolome Mitre for a short time (1867).

Senator for the City of Buenos Aires (1901 - 1910)

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