José Miguel de Velasco
José Miguel de Velasco
|4th President of Bolivia|
18 January 1848 – 6 December 1848
|Preceded by||Eusebio Guilarte (interim)|
|Succeeded by||Manuel Isidoro Belzu|
22 February 1839 – 10 June 1841
|Vice President||Vacant (1839)|
|Preceded by||Andrés de Santa Cruz|
|Succeeded by||Sebastián Ágreda|
1 January 1829 – 24 May 1829
|Preceded by||Pedro Blanco Soto|
|Succeeded by||Andrés de Santa Cruz|
2 August 1828 – 18 December 1828
|Preceded by||José María Pérez de Urdininea (acting)|
|Succeeded by||José Ramón de Loayza (acting)|
|2nd Vice President of Bolivia|
24 May 1829 – 23 July 1835[c]
|President||Andrés de Santa Cruz|
|Preceded by||José Ramón de Loayza|
|Succeeded by||Mariano Enrique Calvo|
José Miguel de Velasco Franco
29 September 1795
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata (now Bolivia)
|Died||13 October 1859 (aged 64)|
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
|Parents||Ramón Gonzales de Velasco|
José Miguel de Velasco Franco (29 September 1795 – 13 October 1859) was a Bolivian general and politician who served as the 4th President of Bolivia for four nonconsecutive terms. He served twice on an interim basis in 1828 and 1829, once constitutionally from 1839 to 1841, and once as de facto president in 1848. He, along with Víctor Paz Estenssoro, served as president more times than anyone else. In addition, he served as the 2nd Vice President of Bolivia from 1829 to 1835. During the third, and longest, of his temporary periods in office he approved a new constitution for Bolivia.
- Interim president from 1–31 January 1829. Vice president acting for Andrés de Santa Cruz from 31 January 1829.
- Interim president from 2–12 August 1828. Vice president acting for Andrés de Santa Cruz from 12 August 1828.
- Velasco was elected provisional vice president of Andrés de Santa Cruz on 12 August 1828 but spent his term as acting president for Santa Cruz who never arrived to take office. Already acting president since 1 January 1829, Velasco was reelected vice president on 31 January but only took office upon the arrival of Santa Cruz on 24 May.
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