Synthesis - Biography
Arthur Umberto Illia
Born in Pergamino, Buenos Aires, on August 4, 1900. He died in Córdoba on 18 January 1983.
Married to Silvia Martorell.
President of the Argentine Nation.
Vice-President: CARLOS HUMBERTO PERETTE.
Mandate: 12 October 1963 to 28 June 1966 (overthrow).
- Cancellation of contracts with foreign oil companies; oil and strategic resources were promoted by the State.
- Some restrictions were lifted that weighed on Justicialism, which was banned, although the ban on its leader continued to stand.
- Penalties are provided for racial discrimination and violence.
- Encouraging domestic industry. Preparation of the National Development Plan. Significant increase in the educational budget.
- Literacy plan.
- Growth of Gross Domestic Product, External Industrial Product and Wages.
- Regulation of the Law on Professional Associations. Reduction of external debt.
- Cancellation of links with the F.M.I.
- Enactment of the Minimum, Living and Mobile Wage Act.
- Inclusion of the Falkland Islands in the decolonization process (UN Res.2065).
- Fixing minimum amounts of retirements and pensions.
- Enactment of Law 16.463 (Medicines Act), which provides for strong control over laboratories, both in processing and marketing.
- Restrictions on the import of sumptuary items.
- Reform of the National Hospital System. Enactment of the Supply Act, the state of economic emergency is declared.
- Establishment of the State Business Union.
- Interior: Juan Palmero.Education and Justice: Carlos Alconada Aramburú.
- HR and Worship: Miguel Angel Zavala Ortíz.
- Economy: Eugenio Blanco. Juan Carlos Pugliese.
- Social Assistance and Public Health: Arturo Oñativia.
- Work and Social Security: Fernando Solá.
- Public Works and Services: Miguel Ferrando.
- National Defense: Leopoldo Suárez.