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Argentine Presidents - Roberto Marcelo Levingston (1970 — 1971)

Born in San Luis, June 18, 1920. He died in Buenos Aires on 17 June 2015.


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 Robert Marcelo Levingston 

Born in  San Luis , June 18, 1920. He died in Buenos Aires on 17 June 2015.

Married to Betty Nelly Andrés.

President of the Argentine Nation  (de Facto) .

Mandate: 18 June 1970 to 22 March 1971.


  • Development plan for the “argentinization of the economy”.
  • Implementation of the “buy nacional”, which obliged the State to consume inputs from Argentine companies.
  • Expansion of the productive capacity of the Sociedad Mixta para la Siderurgia Argentina (SOMISA), through the inauguration of the second blast furnace.
  • Start of the construction of the Villa Mercedes-La Matanza pipeline, the southern El Cóndor- Pico Truncado pipeline and the Zárate-Brazo Largo railway complex.
  • Conduct of the National Population Census in 1970.
  • Beginning of negotiations for the construction of the Yacyretá dam.
  • Commencement of talks with political leaders, while maintaining the ban on parties.
  • Intervention to the Province of  Córdoba. 
  • Call for Joint Convocation for 1971.


  • Interior: Eduardo Mac Loughlin. Arturo Cordón Aguirre.
  • Justice: Jaime Luis Perriaux.
  • HR and Worship: Luis Maria de Pablo Pardo.
  • Economy and Labour: Carlos Moyano Llerena. Aldo Ferrer.
  • Culture and Education: José Luis Cantini.
  • Social Welfare: Francisco Manrique. Amadeo Frugoli.
  • National Defense: José Cáceres Monié.
  • Public Works and Services: Aldo Ferrer. Oscar Colombo.

Publication Date: 28/09/2019

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