1926 - Born on the 15th of July.
1943 - At the age of 17, he enrolled in the Argentine Military Academy to study Civil Engineering.
1975 - He became the Commander of the Argentine Engineering Corps.
1980 - He became Commander-in-Chief of the Argentinian army.
1981 - On the 22nd of December he became the President of Argentina during the last military dictatorship.
1982 - He invaded the weakly-defended British Falkland Island (an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean)
and he declared the "Malvinas" a province of Argentina.
- He was ousted as President of Argentina.
1983 - He was arrested and charged in a military court with human rights violations during the Dirty War,
and with mismanagement of the Falklands war.
2003 - He died of a heart attack at the age of 76.
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