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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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 Leopold 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).


  • Economic plan, which includes restriction of public expenditure, compression of circulation, privatization of state assets and freeze of wages.
  • It
  • forcibly takes the  Falkland Islands,  which leads to a war conflict against the  United Kingdom , provoking Argentine surrender.


  • Interior: Alfredo Oscar Saint Jean.
  • Justice: Lucas Jaime Lennon.
  • HR and Worship: Nicanor Costa Mendez.
  • Economy: Roberto Alemann.
  • Work: Julius Cesar Porcile.
  • Education: Cayetano Licciardo.
  • Social Action: Carlos Alberto Lacoste.
  • Public Health and Environment: Horacio Rodríguez Castells.
  • Defence: Amadeo Frugoli.
  • Public Works and Services: Sergio Martini.

Publication Date: 08/10/2019

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