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Argentine Presidents - Arturo Umberto Illia (1963 — 1966)

Born in Pergamino, Buenos Aires, on August 4, 1900. He died in Córdoba on January 18, 1983


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 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.


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.

Publication Date: 26/09/2019

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