José Eugenio Ellauri

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Jose Eugenio Ellauri y Obes
9th President of Uruguay
In office
March 1, 1873 – January 22, 1875
Preceded by Tomás Gomensoro
Succeeded by Pedro Varela Olivera
Personal details
Born 1834
Montevideo, Uruguay
Died 1894
Montevideo, Uruguay
Nationality Uruguayan
Political party Colorado Party
Profession Lawyer

Jose Eugenio Ellauri y Obes (1834 – 1894) was a Uruguayan political figure.


He was a lawyer by profession, and a prominent member of the Colorado Party (Uruguay).

His father was Foreign Minister, Deputy and President of the Constituent Assembly, José Longinos Ellauri.

He served as Foreign Minister under Lorenzo Batlle y Grau from 1868 to 1872.

President of Uruguay[edit]

He served as President of Uruguay from 1873 to 1875.[1]

While President, Ellauri founded by decree the town of Villa del Carmen, in Durazno Department in 1873.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 'José Eugenio Ellauri', Wikipedia (in Spanish), es:José Eugenio Ellauri,