Colegio del Salvador

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Colegio del Salvador
Callao 542, Buenos Aires, Argentina
TypeJesuit, Catholic
MottoWith Jesus, for the family and for peace
Established1868; 152 years ago (1868)
RectorRicardo Moscato
Staff180 teachers
GradesPre-K through high school
GenderAll boy
PastoralEmmanuel Sicre

Colegio del Salvador is a Jesuit school in Buenos Aires, Argentina, founded by the Society of Jesus in 1868. It is an all-male school, pre-primary through high school.

Notable Alumni[edit]


Felix Luna (September 30, 1925 – November 5, 2009) prominent writer, lyricist and historian.

Natalio R. Botana (April 2, 1937) Political Scientist and historian.

Carlos Octavio Bunge (Buenos Aires, January 19, 1875 – May 23, 1918) Argentine sociologist, writer and lawyer.

Juan José Llach (Buenos Aires, February 7 1944) Argentine economist and sociologist. Professor and researcher of Universidad Austral. Member of Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences since 1994 and of the national academies of Education since 2003 and Economics since 2007. He also served as Secretary of Economic Policy between December 1991 and August 1996 and Minister of Education from December 1999 to October 2000.

Arts and Culture:

Manuel Gálvez (18 July 1882 – 14 November 1962) Argentine novelist, poet, essayist, historian and biographer.

Ivo Cutzarida (Buenos Aires, 29 September 1962) Argentine actor, politician, and director of film and soap operas. He has produced soap operas in Argentina and in the United States.

Joaquin Galan (Buenos Aires, July 21, 1955) Argentine singer, actor, composer and producer. Also known for being part of the famous duo Pimpinela.

Jorge Mitre, Argentine journalist.


Enrique Crotto, former president of the Sociedad Rural Argentina and recipient of two Konex Award.

Julio Grondona (September 18, 1931 – July 30, 2014) was an Argentine football executive. He served as president of the Argentine Football Association from 1979 until his death in 2014. He also served as Senior Vice-President of FIFA.

Medicine and Science:

Alejandro Posadas (December 28, 1870 – November 21, 1902) Argentine physician and surgeon specializing in pediatric surgery. He was the first person to film an operation. He brought the first x-ray machine to Argentina.

Enrique Finochietto (March 13, 1881 – February 17, 1948) was a distinguished Argentine academic, physician and inventor.

Public Service:

Salvador Oría (San Nicolás de los Arroyos, July 4 1883 - Buenos Aires, November 7 1952) Argentine lawyer who focused his career in economics. He served as Minister of Public Works during Ramón Castillo presidency between September 1940 and June 1943.

Julio César Saguier June 18, 1935 – January 13, 1987) Argentine lawyer and politician. Mayor of Buenos Aires from December 1983 to January 1987.

Oscar Camilión (6 January 1930 – 12 February 2016) Argentine, politician, lawyer and diplomat. He served as Minister of Defense from December 1993 to August 1996.


Francisco Diego Maciel (born September 17, 1977 in Buenos Aires) retired Argentine football who played as a right back.

Notable Faculty[edit]

Pope Francis born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, (17 December 1936). The Pope-to-be taught literature and psychology and in served as spiritual director and confessor.

Ismael Quiles (Pedralba, Valencia, 1906 - Buenos Aires, 1993) was a Spanish philosopher and a Society of Jesus priest, who developed his career in Argentina. Father Quiles was the main promoter of East Asian studies in Argentina, founding the School of Oriental Studies at Universidad del Salvador. He was also awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, an order given for long and especially meritorious civil service by the government of Japan.

Guillermo Furlong (Santa Fe, 1889 - Buenos Aires, 1974) was an Argentine Jesuit priest and historian. Member of the National Academy of History of Argentina.


Coordinates: 34°36′9.69″S 58°23′34.1″W / 34.6026917°S 58.392806°W / -34.6026917; -58.392806