2011 in Argentina
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Events from the year 2011 in Argentina
- Lucía Corpacci wins the elections for governor of Catamarca.
- The elections for governor of Chubut end in a technical tie; the candidate Carlos Eliceche denounced electoral fraud. Mario Das Neves, governor of Chubut, declines his precandidature to the 2011 presidential elections.
- The judiciary of Suiza requests information about truck union leader Hugo Moyano. Moyano calls for a massive strike.
- Julio Cobos declines his precandidature to run for the presidency of Argentina. Ernesto Sanz does the same a pair of weeks later. Thus, Ricardo Alfonsín is appointed candidate to the presidency for the Radical Civic Union.
- Mauricio Macri declines his precandidature to run for the presidency of Argentina, running instead for reelection as mayor of Buenos Aires.
- Cristina Fernández choose Daniel Filmus to run for mayor of Buenos Aires.
- A show of the rock band La Renga ends with a death caused by pyrotechnic flare.
- River Plate lost a two-ledged match against Belgrano, being relegated to the National B tournament. The second match ends with a massive riot at the Monumental.
- Mauricio Macri runs for reelection as mayor of Buenos Aires, getting nearly 47% of the vote. The results call for a runoff election against Daniel Filmus, the second candidate, who got the 27% of the vote.
- Socialist Antonio Bonfatti becomes governor of Santa Fe. Miguel del Sel gets an unexpected second place in the election, leaving the kirchnerist candidate Agustín Rossi in the third place.
- In the Noble siblings case, Marcela and Felipe Noble Herrera (adoptive sons of Ernestina Herrera de Noble) accepted a DNA profiling against a database of disappeared women during the Dirty War. All results are negative, confirming that they were not sons of disappeared women.
- Argentina hosts the 2011 Copa América. The Argentina national football team, however, is defeated early, in a penalty shoot-out against Uruguay.
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- January 4 – Gustavo Kupinski, 36, guitarist
- January 10 – María Elena Walsh, 80, musician, poet and writer
- January 12 – Clemar Bucci, 90, racing driver
- February 1 – Julio Barragán, 82, painter
- February 2 – Daniela Castelo, 47, journalist and radio host
- February 20 – Noemí Simonetto de Portela, 85, athlete
- March 5 – Alberto Granado, 88, Argentine-born biochemist and companion of Che Guevara
- March 10 – David Viñas, dramatist, critic, and novelist
- March 12 – Shifra Lerer, 95, Argentine-born actress
- March 20 – Néstor de Vicente, 46, footballer
- March 25 – Hugo Midón, 67, children's literature writer
- April 20 – Osvaldo Miranda, 95, actor
- April 30 – Ernesto Sábato, 99, writer and physicist
- May 6 – Rolo Puente, 71, actor
- May 8 – Carlos Trillo, 68, comic book writer
- June 22 – Carmelo Juan Giaquinta, 81, archbishop
- July 7 – José Carlos Martínez, 48, politician
- July 9 – Facundo Cabral, 74, singer
- August 1 – Florentina Gómez Miranda, 99, teacher and lawyer
- August 12 – Francisco Solano López, 83, comic book artist
- August 15 – Hugo Perié, 67, politician
- August 21 – Ezra Sued, 88, footballer
- November 24 – Antonio Domingo Bussi, 85, military