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Argentine Presidents - Hipólito Yrigoyen - II (1928 — 1930)

He was born in Buenos Aires on July 12, 1852. He died in Buenos Aires on July 3, 1933.

Hipólito Yrigoyen

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  Juan Hipólito del Sacred Heart of Jesus Yrigoyen  

He was born in  Buenos Aires on July 12, 1852. He died in Buenos Aires on July 3, 1933.

President of the Argentine Nation


Mandate: 12 October 1928 to 6 September 1930 (overthrow).

  • Laws establishing the legal eight-hour working day and rules for the application of labour legislation.
  • Foundation of the Argentine Society of Writers.
  • Law 11,170 on agricultural exploitation.
  • Procurement of railway equipment from Great Britain.
  • Establishment of the Ministry of Public Health.
  • Inauguration of the first line of cars-collectives in the City of Buenos Aires.
  • Construction of the Academy of Medicine building.
  • Intervention of the provinces of  Mendoza  and  San Juan  .
  • Establishment of the Institute of Pedagogy and Nutrition.
  • Bill on Nationalization of Petroleum.
  • Continuation of the works of the Trasandino Nord Railway, which had been suspended for seven years.

  • Interior: Elpidio Gonzalez.
  • HR and Worship: Horacio Oyhanarte.
  • War: Luis Dellepiane.
  • Marina: Tomas Zurueta.
  • Treasury: Enrique Perez Colman.
  • Justice and Public Instruction: Juan de la Campa.
  • Agriculture: Juan B. Fleitas.
  • Public Works: José Benjamín Abalos.

Publication Date: 11/09/2019

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