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Alvarez, Gregorio Conrado

Born: 1926 AD
Currently alive, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: Uruguayan
Categories: Presidents


1926 - Alvarez was born in Montevideo on the 26th of November.


1940 - He entered the Uruguayan military academy.


1962 - He became chief of the mouted police in Montevideo.


1971 - He was promoted to general and named chief of Esmaco.


1973 - He became permanent secretary of the new Consejo de Seguridad Nacional.


1978 - He became a commander in chief of the army in February.


1980 - He forced the Consejo de Seguridad Nacional to name him president.


1981 - He served as the president of Uruguay for four year term.


1984 - He agreed to holding of legislative and presidential elections in November.


1985 - He resigned his position.


2006 - His residence in Montevideo became the focal point for demonstrators protesting the disappearance of opponents of the civilian-military administration.


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