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Batlle, Jose

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Born: 1856 AD
Died: 1929 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Uruguayan
Categories: Politician, Presidents

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1856 - José Batlle y Ordóñez was born 21st of May.

 

1903-1907 - Served as President of Uruguay.

 

1904 - Batlle's government forces successfully ended the intermittent civil war.

 

1911-1915 - President of Uruguay for a second term.

 

1913 - Proposed a reorganization of government which would replace the presidency with a nine-member

colegiado, similar to the Swiss Federal Council.

 

1914-1915 - Began a new movement and referred to it as Batllismo: concerted state action against foreign economic imperialism.

 

- Reformed government to reduce presidential power.

 

1929 - José Batlle y Ordóñez died 20th of October.

 

 

 


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