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Ricardo Brinzoni

Ricardo Brinzoni was an Argentine military officer, serving as Argentina's Chief-of-staff.

Born in Buenos Aires, Brinzoni entered Military School on 1963, and trained as a paratrooper, qualifying in December 1964. He built a career in the military and reached the rank of Brigadier General in 1990. In the 1990s he served as military attache in Uruguay. On December 13, 1999, President Fernando de la Rua appointed Brinzoni as Army Chief-of-staff and a Lieutenant General.

During the military government of 1976–1983, Brinzoni was Secretary-General of the military government of Chaco Province. After the return to democracy, he was accused of involvement in the Massacre of Margarita Belen, in which 22 political prisoners were executed on December 13, 1976.

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