Higinio Uriarte

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José Higinio Uriarte del Barrio
José Higinio Uriarte del Barrio.jpg
7th President of Paraguay
In office
12 April 1877 – 25 November 1878
Vice PresidentVacant
Preceded byJuan Bautista Gill
Succeeded byCándido Bareiro
3rd Vice President of Paraguay
In office
25 November 1874 – 12 April 1877
PresidentJuan Bautista Gill
Preceded bySalvador Jovellanos (1871)
Succeeded byAdolfo Saguier (1878)
Personal details
Born11 January 1843
Asunción, Paraguay
Died21 April 1909(1909-04-21) (aged 66)
NationalityParaguay Paraguayan
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Etelvina Trinidad Mercedes Velilla

José Higinio Uriarte y García del Barrio (11 January 1843 in Asunción – 21 April 1909) was a Paraguayan politician and President from April 12, 1877 to November 25, 1878.

He was Juan Bautista Gill's cousin. He served as President of the Chamber of Deputies,[1] and was elected as Vice President 1874.[2] After Gill was assassinated, Uriarte became the acting President for the remainder of Gill's four-year-term. He was Minister of Finance of Paraguay from 1887 to 1889. [3]


  1. ^ "Registro oficial. 1869/1875". HathiTrust.
  2. ^ Ministerio de Hacienda de Paraguay. "Ministerio de Hacienda - Galería de Ministros y Sedes" (PDF). Ministerio de Hacienda.
Political offices
Preceded by
Salvador Jovellanos
Vice President of Paraguay
Succeeded by
Adolfo Saguier
Preceded by
Juan Bautista Gill
President of Paraguay
Succeeded by
Cándido Bareiro