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Argentine Presidents - Eduardo Alberto Duhalde (2002 - 2003)

Born in Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires, on October 5, 1941.


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 Edward Alberto Duhalde 

Born in  Lomas de Zamora ,  Buenos Aires , on the 5th of October 1941.

Married to Hilda Beatriz González.

President of the Argentine Nation. Assumes after being proclaimed by the Legislative Assembly.

Mandate: 2 January 2002 to  25 May  2003.


  • End of  convertibility  and currency  devaluation  . Forced pesification of bank deposits in foreign currency.
  • Declaration of the Food and Occupational Emergency at the national level.
  • Distribution of social plans as a palliative to the crisis.
  • Productivist economic plan, which allows economic revival.
  • The call for  presidential elections is anticipated in six months.

 MINISTERS (Provisional Cabinet): 

  • Chief of Cabinet of Ministers: Jorge Capitanich. Alfredo Atanasof.
  • Interior: Rodolfo Gabrielli. George Matzkin.
  • HR, International Trade and Worship: Carlos Ruckauf.
  • Defence: José Horacio Jaunarena.
  • Health: Gines González Garcia.
  • Economy and Production: Jorge Remes Lenicov. Roberto Lavagna.
  • Justice, Security and Human Rights: Jorge Vanossi, Juan José Alvarez.
  • Labour, Employment and Social Security: Alfredo Atanasof. Graciela Camaño.
  • Education, Science and Technology: Graciela Giannettasio.
  • Production: José Ignacio de Mendiguren.

Publication Date: 18/10/2019

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