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Argentine Presidents – Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri (1981 — 1982)

Born in Caseros, Buenos Aires, on July 15, 1926. He died in Buenos Aires on 12 January 2003.
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08 October, 2019

Synthesis – Biography

Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri

Born in Caseros, Buenos Aires, on July 15, 1926. He died in Buenos Aires on 12 January 2003.

Married to Lucia Noemí Gentili.

President of the Argentine Nation (de facto).

Term of office: 22 December 1981 to 18 June 1982 (resignation).

GOVERNMENT WORK:

  • Economic plan, which includes restrictions on public spending, compression of circulation, privatization of state assets and freezing of wages.
  • Taking by force the Malvinas Islands, which leads to a war against the United Kingdom, causing Argentine surrender.

MINISTERS:

  • Interior: Alfredo Oscar Saint Jean.
  • Justice: Lucas Jaime Lennon.
  • R.E.E. and Worship: Nicanor Costa Méndez.
  • Economy: Roberto Alemann.
  • Work: Julio César Porcile.
  • Education: Cayetano Licciardo.
  • Social Action: Carlos Alberto Lacoste.
  • Public Health and Environment: Horacio Rodríguez Castells.
  • Defense: Amadeo Frúgoli.
  • Works and Public Services: Sergio Martini.

Source: Casarosada.gob.ar

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