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Irigoyen, Hipólito

(Encyclopedia)Irigoyen, Hipólito ēpōˈlētō ērēgōˈyān [key], 1850?–1933, Argentine political leader, president of the republic (1916–22, 1928–30). In 1896 he became the leader of the Radicals, a bour...

Alvear, Marcelo Torcuato de

(Encyclopedia)Alvear, Marcelo Torcuato de dā älvāärˈ [key], 1868–1942, Argentine statesman and diplomat, president of the republic (1922–28). A member of the Radical party, he became minister to France af...

Sáenz Peña, Roque

(Encyclopedia)Sáenz Peña, Roque rōˈkā säˈāns pāˈnyä [key], 1851–1914, Argentine statesman, president of the republic (1910–14); son of an earlier president (1892–95), Luis Sáenz Peña. He had an a...

Justo, Agustín Pedro

(Encyclopedia)Justo, Agustín Pedro ägo͞ostēnˈ pāˈᵺrō ho͞osˈtō [key], 1876–1943, president of Argentina (1932–38). An army general, he rose to prominence (1922) as minister of war under Marcelo Torc...

Arzú, Álvaro

(Encyclopedia)Arzú, Álvaro (Álvaro Enrique Arzú Irigoyen), 1946–2018, Guatemalan lawyer and political leader. He was director of the Guatemalan tourism office (1978–81) before he was first elected mayor of ...

Argentina

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Argentina ärjəntēˈnə, Span. ärhāntēˈnä , officially Argentine Republic, republic (2020 est. pop. 45,380,000), 1,072,157 sq mi (2,776,889 sq km), S ...

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