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Manuel Quintana

Manuel A. Quintana y Saenz de Gaona was the President of Argentina from 12 October 1904 to 12 March 1906. He died in office.

On August 11, 1905, Manuel Quintana and his wife, Susana Rodriguez Viana de Quintana, suffered an attack against their lives, when a Catalan anarchist shot at the presidential vehicle. The attempt failed and the president and the first lady survived.

Seriously ill, the president died in his private residence in Belgrano, on March 12, 1906.

Manuel Quintana was buried in La Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires.

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