José Evaristo Uriburu

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José E. de Uriburu
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13th President of Argentina
In office
January 24, 1895 – October 11, 1898
Preceded by Luis Sáenz Peña
Succeeded by Julio A. Roca
8th Vice President of Argentina
In office
October 12, 1892 – January 23, 1895
President Luis Sáenz Peña
Preceded by Vacant
Succeeded by Vacant
Personal details
Born November 19, 1831
Died October 23, 1914(1914-10-23) (aged 82)
Buenos Aires
Nationality  Argentina
Political party National Autonomist Party
Spouse(s) Virginia Uriburu
Leonor Tezanos Pinto
Relations Evaristo de Uriburu (father)
María Josefa Álvarez de Arenales (mother)
Children Rita, Sara, Jorge, Carlos and Virginia de Uriburu (With Virginia Uriburu)
José Evaristo, Jr and Leonor de Uriburu (With Leonor Tezanos Pinto)
Profession Lawyer

José Félix Evaristo de Uriburu y Álvarez de Arenales (November 19, 1831 – October 23, 1914[1]) was President of Argentina from 23 January 1895 to 12 October 1898.

He was an adept diplomat; participating as arbiter on the peace negotiations on the War of the Pacific between Chile, Perú and Bolivia.

He was Vice-President and became President of Argentina in 1895 when Luis Sáenz Peña resigned.

Work in office as President[edit]

Other offices held[edit]

  • Federal Judge, Salta (1872–1874)
  • National Deputy (lower house of Congress)
  • House President (1876–1877)
  • Justice Minister under Bartolomé Mitre for a short time (1867).
  • Senator for the City of Buenos Aires (1901–1910)


Political offices
Preceded by
Carlos Pellegrini
Vice President of Argentina
Succeeded by
Roberto Quirno Costa
Preceded by
Luis Sáenz Peña
President of Argentina
Succeeded by
Julio A. Roca