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Famous Politicians from Uruguay

Updated October 13, 2018 1.9k views26 items

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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  • 1

    Alberto Demicheli

    Dec. at 84 (1896-1980)

    BirthplaceUruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Alberto Pedro Demicheli Lizaso (August 7, 1896 – October 12, 1980) was a Uruguayan political... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Alfredo Baldomir

    Alfredo Baldomir

    Dec. at 64 (1884-1948)

    BirthplacePaysandú, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Alfredo Baldomir Ferrari was an Uruguayan soldier, architect and politician. He served as... more on Wikipedia
  • 3

    Andrés Martínez Trueba

    Dec. at 75 (1884-1959)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Andrés Martínez Trueba (11 February 1884 – 19 December 1959) was the President of Uruguay from... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Claudio Williman

    Claudio Williman

    Dec. at 73 (1861-1934)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Claudio Wílliman Gonzalez (born 10 October 1861 in Montevideo – † 9 February 1934 in... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Emilio Frugoni

    Emilio Frugoni

    Dec. at 89 (1880-1969)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Emilio Frugoni (March 30, 1880 – August 28, 1969) was a Uruguayan socialist politician,... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Fructuoso Rivera

    Fructuoso Rivera

    Dec. at 70 (1784-1854)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    José Fructuoso Rivera y Toscana (17 October 1784 – 13 January 1854) was a Uruguayan general... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Gabriel Terra

    Gabriel Terra

    Dec. at 69 (1873-1942)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Dr. Gabriel Terra Leivas (August 1, 1873 – September 15, 1942) was the President of Uruguay... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Jorge Larrañaga

    Jorge Larrañaga

    Age: 63

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Jorge Washington Larrañaga Fraga (born 8 August 1956 in Paysandú) is a Uruguayan politician.... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    José Batlle y Ordóñez

    José Batlle y Ordóñez

    Dec. at 73 (1856-1929)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    José Pablo Torcuato Batlle y Ordóñez (May 23, 1856 – October 20, 1929) was an Uruguayan... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    José Eugenio Ellauri

    José Eugenio Ellauri

    Dec. at 60 (1834-1894)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Jose Eugenio Ellauri y Obes (1834 – 1894) was a Uruguayan political figure.
  • 11
    José Mujica

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    José Alberto "Pepe" Mujica Cordano (Spanish pronunciation: [xoˈse muˈxika]; born 20 May 1935)... more on Wikipedia
  • 12

    José Serrato

    Dec. at 92 (1868-1960)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    José Serrato (September 30, 1868 – September 7, 1960) was a Uruguayan political figure.
  • 13
    Juan Campisteguy

    Juan Campisteguy

    Dec. at 78 (1859-1937)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Juan Campisteguy Oxcoby (September 7, 1859 – September 4, 1937) was a Uruguayan soldier,... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Juan Idiarte Borda

    Dec. at 53 (1844-1897)

    BirthplaceUruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Juan Bautista Idiarte Borda y Soumastre (April 20, 1844 – August 25, 1897) was the 17th... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Juan José de Amézaga

    Juan José de Amézaga

    Dec. at 75 (1881-1956)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Juan José de Amézaga Landaroso (January 28, 1881 – August 21, 1956) was a Uruguayan political... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Julio Herrera y Obes

    Julio Herrera y Obes

    Dec. at 71 (1841-1912)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Julio Herrera y Obes (January 9, 1841, Montevideo – August 6, 1912, Montevideo), was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Luca Barbareschi

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityItaly, Uruguay

    Luca Barbareschi (born 28 July 1956 in Montevideo) is an Italian-Uruguayan actor, television... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Luis Alberto Lacalle

    Luis Alberto Lacalle

    Age: 78

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Luis Alberto Lacalle de Herrera, GCMG (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈlwis alˈβeɾto laˈkaʎe ðe... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Luis Eduardo Pérez

    Luis Eduardo Pérez

    Dec. at 67 (1774-1841)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Luis Eduardo Pérez (1774 – August 30, 1841) was the first interim president of Uruguay.
  • 20
    Manuel Oribe

    Manuel Oribe

    Dec. at 65 (1792-1857)

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Manuel Ceferino Oribe y Viana (August 26, 1792 – November 12, 1857) was the 2nd Constitutional... more on Wikipedia
  • 21

    Máximo Tajes

    Dec. at 60 (1852-1912)

    BirthplaceCanelones, Uruguay, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Máximo Tajes Caceres (November 23, 1852 – November 21, 1912) was a Uruguayan political figure.
  • 22
    Pedro Bordaberry

    Pedro Bordaberry

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Juan Pedro Bordaberry Herrán (born 28 April 1960) is a Uruguayan political figure from the... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Rafael Michelini

    Rafael Michelini

    Age: 61

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Rafael Michelini Delle Piane (born 30 October 1958 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan politician.... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Reinaldo Gargano

    Reinaldo Gargano

    Dec. at 79 (1934-2013)

    BirthplacePaysandú, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Reinaldo Apolo Gargano Ostuni (July 26, 1934 – February 5, 2013) was a Uruguayan political... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Ricardo Ehrlich

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Ricardo Ehrlich (Spanish pronunciation: [riˈkaɾðo ˈeɾlitʃ]; Montevideo, born November 4, 1948)... more on Wikipedia