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|15th President of Argentina|
October 12, 1904 – March 12, 1906
|Vice President||José Figueroa Alcorta|
|Preceded by||Julio A. Roca|
|Succeeded by||José Figueroa Alcorta|
|Born||October 19, 1835
|Died||March 12, 1906
|Political party||National Autonomist Party|
Manuel Pedro Quintana y Sáenz de Gaona (October 19, 1835 – March 12, 1906) was the President of Argentina from 12 October 1904 to 12 March 1906. He died in office.
Manuel Quintana studied law at the University of Buenos Aires and graduated in 1855. In 1864 he was elected member of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies. In 1870 he was elected Senator. In 1873 he became a Freemason.
On August 11, 1905, Manuel Quintana and his wife, Susana Rodríguez Viana de Quintana, suffered an attack against their lives, when a Catalan anarchist shot at the presidential vehicle. The attempt failed and the president and the first lady survived.
Seriously ill, the president died in his private residence in Belgrano, on March 12, 1906.
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