Francisco Antonino Vidal

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Francisco Antonino Vidal
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President of Uruguay
In office
1880–1882
Preceded by Máximo Santos
Succeeded by Máximo Santos
President of Uruguay
In office
March 1886 – May 1886
Preceded by Máximo Santos
Succeeded by Máximo Santos
Personal details
Born May 14, 1825
San Carlos, Maldonado
Died February 7, 1889
Montevideo
Political party Colorado Party
Profession Politician

Francisco Antonino Vidal (1825–1889) was born in San Carlos, Uruguay, in Maldonado Department, and was a senator and two-time president of Uruguay.

Background and earlier political roles[edit]

He grew to become active in Uruguayan politics, serving as a member of the Colorado party. He was appointed interim minister of the government c. 1865, later becoming a member of the Senate of Uruguay c. 1879.

Terms as President of Uruguay[edit]

He became President of Uruguay in 1880, but was forced to resign in 1882 by Máximo Santos. He became president once more in 1886, but his term only lasted a few months until Santos took over once again.[1]

Death[edit]

He died on February 7 1889 in Montevideo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Francisco Antonio Vidal" (in Spanish). Biografías y Vidas. Retrieved 17 February 2010.