Tomás Berreta Gandolfo
|29th President of Uruguay|
March 1, 1947 – August 2, 1947
|Vice President||Luis Batlle Berres|
|Preceded by||Juan José de Amézaga|
|Succeeded by||Luis Batlle Berres|
|Born||November 22, 1875|
|Died||August 2, 1947 (aged 72)|
|Political party||Colorado Party|
|Children||Blanca Ana, Rivera, Sarandi, María, Tabaré|
Tomás Berreta Gandolfo (November 22, 1875 – August 2, 1947) was the President of Uruguay for five months in 1947.
Berreta was thus a prominent, elderly member of the Uruguayan Colorado Party which had ruled the country for long periods, when he stood for election as President, with a view to succeeding the sitting President of Uruguay, Juan José de Amézaga, who was younger than he by several years.
President of Uruguay
March 1947 inauguration
Berreta was inaugurated as President of Uruguay on 1 March 1947.
A longstanding military man by profession, President Berreta was notably responsible for founding the Liceo Militar General Artigas, Montevideo, a secondary school in the nation's capital to be run on military lines.
Death and succession
Berreta died in office barely five months later on 2 August 1947.
- Politics of Uruguay
- (Photo) President Berretta (right, seated) and President Harry S. Truman (left, seated) at a meeting in 1947: 
- PRESIDENCIA DE LA ASAMBLEA GENERAL Y DEL SENADO PRESIDENCIA DE LA CAMARA DE REPRESENTANTES (October 29, 2013). "Parlamentarios Uruguayos 1830-2005" (PDF). www.parlamento.gub.uy.
- 'Tomás Berreta', Wikipedia (in Spanish), es:Tomás Berreta,
- "Liceo Militar General Artigas, un lugar diferente". Evelyn Sosa YouTube. 15 June 2014.
- es:Tomás Berretta (Spanish Wikipedia)
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