Marcos Paz was Governor of Cordoba, an Argentine Senator between 1858 and 1862 and Vice President of Argentina from October 12, 1862 until his death in 1868.
Marcos Paz was born to a Tucuman family in 1813. He graduated in 1834.
When Mitre was away commanding the allied forces during the War of the Triple Alliance Paz fulfilled the role of acting President. Marcos Paz died in office on January 2 1868 in Buenos Aires as a victim of a Cholera epidemic and Mitre had to return to Argentina to resume his position as President.
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