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List of famous politicians from Uruguay, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Uruguayan politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Uruguayan politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Uruguay and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Uruguay, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list contains politicians like José Mujica and Pedro Bordaberry.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Uruguay in order to get more information about each one.

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Alberto Demicheli is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Died at 84 (1896-1980) Alberto Pedro Demicheli Lizaso was a Uruguayan political figure. Demicheli was a de facto President of Uruguay in 1976 as a non-democratically elected authority of the Civic-military

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Alfredo Baldomir is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Died at 64 (1884-1948) Alfredo Baldomir Ferrari was an Uruguayan soldier, architect and politician. He served as President of Uruguay from 1938 to 1943 and is most notable for leading Uruguay to support the Allies ...more

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Andrés Martínez Trueba is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Andrés Martínez Trueba Died at 75 (1884-1959) Andrés Martínez Trueba was a Uruguayan political figure.

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Claudio Williman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Claudio Williman Died at 73 (1861-1934) Claudio Wílliman Gonzalez was a Uruguayan political figure.

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Emilio Frugoni is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Died at 89 (1880-1969) Emilio Frugoni was a Uruguayan socialist politician, lawyer, poet, essayist, and journalist. He founded the Socialist Party of Uruguay in 1910 and was its first general secretary, as well as its ...more

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Fructuoso Rivera is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Fructuoso Rivera Died at 70 (1784-1854) José Fructuoso Rivera y Toscana was a Uruguayan general and patriot who assisted in the efforts to force Brazilians out of the Banda Oriental.

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Gabriel Terra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Gabriel Terra Died at 69 (1873-1942) Dr. Gabriel Terra Leivas was the President of Uruguay from 1931 to 1938.

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Jorge Larrañaga is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Jorge Larrañaga age 62 Jorge Washington Larrañaga Fraga is a Uruguayan politician. He is a senator and was Intendant of Paysandú. He was the presidential candidate of the National Party in 2004.

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José Batlle y Ordóñez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
José Batlle y Ordóñez Died at 73 (1856-1929) José Pablo Torcuato Batlle y Ordóñez was the president of Uruguay in 1899 and from 1903 until 1907 and for a further term from 1911 to 1915. He was the son of former ...more

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José Eugenio Ellauri is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
José Eugenio Ellauri Died at 60 (1834-1894) Jose Eugenio Ellauri y Obes was a Uruguayan political figure.

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José Mujica is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
age 83 José Alberto "Pepe" Mujica Cordano is a Uruguayan politician who was President of Uruguay between 2010 and 2015. A former urban guerrilla fighter with the Tupamaros, he was ...more

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José Serrato is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
José Serrato Died at 92 (1868-1960) José Serrato was a Uruguayan political figure.

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Juan Campisteguy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Died at 78 (1859-1937) Juan Campisteguy Oxcoby was a Uruguayan soldier, lawyer, and President of Uruguay.

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Juan Idiarte Borda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Died at 53 (1844-1897) Juan Bautista Idiarte Borda y Soumastre was the 17th President of Uruguay. He is the only Uruguayan president to be assassinated.

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Juan José de Amézaga is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Died at 75 (1881-1956) Juan José de Amézaga Landaroso was a Uruguayan political figure.

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Julio Herrera y Obes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Julio Herrera y Obes Died at 71 (1841-1912) Julio Herrera y Obes, was a Uruguayan political figure.

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Luca Barbareschi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
age 62 Luca Barbareschi is an Italian-Uruguayan actor, television presenter and politician, member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. He was one of four actors whom the Italian police believed had ...more

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Luis Alberto Lacalle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Luis Alberto Lacalle age 77 Luis Alberto Lacalle de Herrera, GCMG, is a Uruguayan lawyer and politician who served as President of Uruguay from 1990 to 1995.

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Luis Eduardo Pérez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Luis Eduardo Pérez Died at 67 (1774-1841) Luis Eduardo Pérez was the first interim president of Uruguay.

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Manuel Oribe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Manuel Oribe Died at 65 (1792-1857) Manuel Ceferino Oribe y Viana was the 2nd Constitutional president of Uruguay.

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Máximo Tajes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Máximo Tajes Died at 60 (1852-1912) Máximo Tajes Caceres was a Uruguayan political figure.

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Pedro Bordaberry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Pedro Bordaberry age 58 Juan Pedro Bordaberry Herrán is a Uruguayan political figure from the Colorado Party. He is the son of the former Uruguayan dictator Juan María Bordaberry

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Rafael Michelini is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Rafael Michelini age 60 Rafael Michelini Delle Piane is a Uruguayan politician. He is currently Senator of the Republic of Uruguay as a member of the Frente Amplio party, and was the founder of New Space party. He was ...more

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Reinaldo Gargano is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Reinaldo Gargano Died at 79 (1934-2013) Reinaldo Apolo Gargano Ostuni was a Uruguayan political figure.

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Ricardo Ehrlich is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
age 70 Ricardo Ehrlich is a Uruguayan engineer and a political figure.

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Rodolfo Nin Novoa is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Rodolfo Nin Novoa age 70 Rodolfo Nin Novoa is a Uruguayan politician who was Vice President of Uruguay from 2005 to 2010. He is the leader of Progressive Alliance. Since March 1, 2015 he is the Minister of Foreign ...more