Héctor Gros Espiell

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Héctor Gros Espiell.

Héctor Gros Espiell (17 September 1926 in Montevideo – 30 November 2009) was a Uruguayan jurist, politician and diplomat.

He was a specialist in international criminal law.

Affiliated to the National Party, during the tenure of Luis Alberto Lacalle as President he was Minister of Foreign Affairs (1990–1993).

He was a member of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

In 2005 he was Ambassador to France.

He was a Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Western Sahara.

His last important activity was at The Hague, in the Uruguay River pulp mill dispute.[1]


  1. ^ Gros Espiell passes away Archived 28 December 2009 at the Wayback Machine. (in Spanish)