Juan Carlos Blanco Fernández

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Blanco and the second or maternal family name is Fernández.

Juan Carlos Blanco Fernández (1847–1910) was a Uruguayan political figure and education advocate.[1]

Background[edit]

He was closely identified with the Colorado and Constitutional Parties.

He married Luisa Acevedo Vásquez, daughter of the prominent jurist Eduardo Acevedo Maturana. His son Daniel Blanco Acevedo was to become a Deputy for Montevideo. His son Juan Carlos Blanco Acevedo was himself to become Foreign Minister of Uruguay. His grandson Juan Carlos Blanco Estradé was also to become Foreign Minister of Uruguay. [2]

Political offices[edit]

He was Foreign Minister of Uruguay in 1886.

He had been elected to serve as Deputy for Montevideo in 1873.

Other notable activities[edit]

He was identified with the cause of education reform in Uruguay and was a close associate of Pedro Varela and others in this field.

He was President of the Bank of the Republic 1907-1910.

Death[edit]

He died in 1910.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'Juan Carlos Blanco Fernández', Wikipedia (in Spanish), es:Juan Carlos Blanco Fernández,
  2. ^ "The notable Acevedos" (in Spanish). EL PAIS. 7 September 2008.