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|Interim President of Argentina|
11 – 21 December 1981
|Preceded by||Roberto Viola|
|Succeeded by||Leopoldo Galtieri|
February 2, 1929|
|Died||June 24, 2004
Earlier years 
Interim President of Argentina 
In December 1981 the then head of state General Roberto Viola was ousted in a coup d'état. Lacoste served as interim President of Argentina from December 11 to December 22, 1981, during a period of military rule.
He was succeeded in the presidential office by Lieutenant General Leopoldo Galtieri.
Later years 
After the military government, he preserved his connections with football associations, becoming a South American representative in FIFA, and in 1986 he was assigned as Argentine supervisor in the drawing of the Mexico World Cup's matches.
He died in 2004.
See also 
|President of Argentina
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