Jorge Pacheco Areco

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Birthday
9, 1920
Birthplace
Uruguay
Death Date
Jul 29, 1998 (78)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
9, 1920
Birthplace
Uruguay
Death Date
Jul 29, 1998 (78)

About

Politician who was the President of Uruguay from 1967 to 1972 and spent much of his term fighting an urban guerrilla group known as the Tupamaros.

Before Fame

He got his start in politics in the 1950s, after he decided to join the Colorado Party.

Trivia

Prior to becoming the President, he also served as the 6th Vice President of Uruguay.

Family Life

He was from a family of politicians, including his grandfather, Ricardo Areco, a well-known and respected politico in Uruguay.

Associated With

He and poet Jules Laforgue were two of the most prominent figures to emerge from Uruguay.