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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