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Famous Politicians from Uruguay

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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
Dec. at 84 (1896-1980)
Alberto Pedro Demicheli Lizaso (August 7, 1896 – October 12, 1980) was a Uruguayan political figure. Demicheli was a de facto President of Uruguay in 1976 as a non-democratically elected ...more
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Alfredo Baldomir is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Dec. 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 Mart&iacut... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Andrés Martínez Trueba Dec. at 75 (1884-1959)
Andrés Martínez Trueba (11 February 1884 – 19 December 1959) was the President of Uruguay from 1951 to 1955.
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Claudio Williman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Claudio Williman Dec. at 73 (1861-1934)
Claudio Wílliman Gonzalez (born 10 October 1861 in Montevideo – † 9 February 1934 in Montevideo) was a Uruguayan political figure.
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Emilio Frugoni is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Dec. at 89 (1880-1969)
Emilio Frugoni (March 30, 1880 – August 28, 1969) was a Uruguayan socialist politician, lawyer, poet, essayist, and journalist. He founded the Socialist Party of Uruguay (PS) in 1910 and was its ...more
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Fructuoso Rivera is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Fructuoso Rivera Dec. at 70 (1784-1854)
José Fructuoso Rivera y Toscana (17 October 1784 – 13 January 1854) was a Uruguayan general and patriot who fought for the liberation of Banda Oriental from Brazilian rule, twice served ...more
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Gabriel Terra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Gabriel Terra Dec. at 69 (1873-1942)
Dr. Gabriel Terra Leivas (August 1, 1873 – September 15, 1942) 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 63
Jorge Washington Larrañaga Fraga (born 8 August 1956 in Paysandú) is a Uruguayan politician. He is a senator (2000–2004, 2005–present) and was Intendant of Paysandú ...more
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José Batlle y Ord... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
José Batlle y Ordóñez Dec. at 73 (1856-1929)
José Pablo Torcuato Batlle y Ordóñez (May 23, 1856 – October 20, 1929) was an Uruguayan politician who created the modern Uruguayan welfare state by his reforms. In 1898, ...more
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José Eugenio Ella... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
José Eugenio Ellauri Dec. at 60 (1834-1894)
Jose Eugenio Ellauri y Obes (1834 – 1894) was a Uruguayan political figure.
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José Mujica is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
age 84
José Alberto "Pepe" Mujica Cordano (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse muˈxika]; born 20 May 1935) is a Uruguayan politician who served as the 40th President of Uruguay from 2010 to ...more
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José Serrato is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
José Serrato Dec. at 92 (1868-1960)
José Serrato (September 30, 1868 – September 7, 1960) was a Uruguayan political figure.
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Juan Campisteguy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Dec. at 78 (1859-1937)
Juan Campisteguy Oxcoby (September 7, 1859 – September 4, 1937) was a Uruguayan soldier, lawyer, and President of Uruguay (1927–1931).
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Juan Idiarte Borda is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Dec. at 53 (1844-1897)
Juan Bautista Idiarte Borda y Soumastre (April 20, 1844 – August 25, 1897) was the 17th President of Uruguay. He is the only Uruguayan president to be assassinated.
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Juan José de Am&e... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Dec. at 75 (1881-1956)
Juan José de Amézaga Landaroso (January 28, 1881 – August 21, 1956) 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 Dec. at 71 (1841-1912)
Julio Herrera y Obes (January 9, 1841, Montevideo – August 6, 1912, Montevideo), was a Uruguayan political figure.
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Luca Barbareschi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
age 63
Luca Barbareschi (born 28 July 1956 in Montevideo) is an Italian-Uruguayan actor, television presenter, and former member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. He was one of four actors whom the ...more
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Luis Alberto Lacalle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Luis Alberto Lacalle age 78
Luis Alberto Lacalle de Herrera, GCMG (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlwis alˈβeɾto laˈkaʎe ðe eˈreɾa]), known as Cuqui (born July 13, 1941), is a Uruguayan lawyer and politician who served as ...more
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Luis Eduardo Pére... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Luis Eduardo Pérez Dec. at 67 (1774-1841)
Luis Eduardo Pérez (1774 – August 30, 1841) 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 Dec. at 65 (1792-1857)
Manuel Ceferino Oribe y Viana (August 26, 1792 – November 12, 1857) 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 Dec. at 60 (1852-1912)
Máximo Tajes Caceres (November 23, 1852 – November 21, 1912) 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 59
Juan Pedro Bordaberry Herrán (born 28 April 1960) is a Uruguayan political figure from the Colorado Party.
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Rafael Michelini is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Rafael Michelini age 61
Rafael Michelini Delle Piane (born 30 October 1958 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan politician. He is currently Senator of the Republic of Uruguay as a member of the Frente Amplio party, and was ...more
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Reinaldo Gargano is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
Reinaldo Gargano Dec. at 79 (1934-2013)
Reinaldo Apolo Gargano Ostuni (July 26, 1934 – February 5, 2013) was a Uruguayan political figure.
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Ricardo Ehrlich is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Uruguay
age 71
Ricardo Ehrlich (Spanish pronunciation: [riˈkaɾðo ˈeɾlitʃ]; Montevideo, born November 4, 1948) is a Uruguayan biologist and a political figure.