Famous people on Argentina's street names


José de San Martín

José de San Martín 786 José Francisco de San Martín y Matorras, nicknamed "the Liberator of Argentina, Chile and Peru", was an Argentine general and the primary leader of the southern and central parts of South America's successful struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire who served as the Protector of Peru. Born in Yapeyú, Corrientes, in modern-day Argentina, he left the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata at the early age of seven to study in Málaga, Spain.

Manuel Belgrano

Manuel Belgrano 550 Manuel José Joaquín del Corazón de Jesús Belgrano y González, usually referred to as Manuel Belgrano, was an Argentine public servant, economist, lawyer, politician, journalist, and military leader. He took part in the Argentine Wars of Independence and designed what became the flag of Argentina. Argentines regard him as one of the main Founding Fathers of the country.

Domingo Faustino Sarmiento

Domingo Faustino Sarmiento 482 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento was an Argentine activist, intellectual, writer, statesman and President of Argentina. His writing spanned a wide range of genres and topics, from journalism to autobiography, to political philosophy and history. He was a member of a group of intellectuals, known as the Generation of 1837, who had a great influence on 19th-century Argentina. He was particularly concerned with educational issues and was also an important influence on the region's literature.

Bernardino Rivadavia

Bernardino Rivadavia 378 Bernardino de la Trinidad González Rivadavia was the first President of Argentina, then called the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata, from February 8, 1826 to June 27, 1827.

Mariano Moreno

Mariano Moreno 315 Mariano Moreno was an Argentine lawyer, journalist, and politician. He played a decisive role in the Primera Junta, the first national government of Argentina, created after the May Revolution.

Bartolomé Mitre

Bartolomé Mitre 310 Bartolomé Mitre Martínez was an Argentine statesman, soldier and author. He was President of Argentina from 1862 to 1868 and the first president of unified Argentina.

Hipólito Yrigoyen

Hipólito Yrigoyen 298 Juan Hipólito del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Yrigoyen was an Argentine politician of the Radical Civic Union and two-time President of Argentina, who served his first term from 1916 to 1922 and his second term from 1928 to 1930. He was the first president elected democratically by means of the secret and mandatory male suffrage established by the Sáenz Peña Law of 1912. His activism was the prime impetus behind the passage of that law in Argentina.

Juan Perón

Juan Perón 227 Juan Domingo Perón was an Argentine lieutenant general and politician who served as the 35th President of Argentina from 1946 to his overthrow in 1955, and again as the 45th President from October 1973 to his death in July 1974. He had previously served in several government positions, including Minister of Labour and Vice President under presidents Pedro Pablo Ramírez and Edelmiro Farrell.

Justo José de Urquiza

Justo José de Urquiza 179 Justo José de Urquiza y García was an Argentine general and politician who served as president of the Argentine Confederation from 1854 to 1860.

Juan Bautista Alberdi

Juan Bautista Alberdi 177 Juan Bautista Alberdi was an Argentine political theorist and diplomat. Although he lived most of his life in exile in Montevideo, Uruguay and in Chile, he influenced the content of the Constitution of Argentina of 1853.

Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi 173 Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, known as Francis of Assisi, was an Italian mystic, poet and Catholic friar who founded the religious order of the Franciscans. He was inspired to lead a Christian life of poverty as a beggar and itinerant preacher. One of the most venerated figures in Christianity, Francis was canonized by Pope Gregory IX on 16 July 1228. He is commonly portrayed wearing a brown habit with a rope tied around his waist, featuring three knots that symbolize the three Franciscan vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.

Martín Miguel de Güemes

Martín Miguel de Güemes 172 Martín Miguel de Güemes was a military leader and popular caudillo who defended northwestern Argentina from the Spanish royalist army during the Argentine War of Independence.

Leandro N. Alem

Leandro N. Alem 170 Leandro Nicéforo Alem was an Argentine politician, founder and leader of the Radical Civic Union. He was the uncle and political teacher of Hipólito Yrigoyen. He was also an active Freemason.

Julio Argentino Roca

Julio Argentino Roca 167 Alejo Julio Argentino Roca Paz was an army general and statesman who served as President of Argentina from 1880 to 1886 and from 1898 to 1904. Roca is the most important representative of the Generation of '80 and is known for directing the Conquest of the Desert, a series of military campaigns against the indigenous peoples of Patagonia sometimes considered a genocide.

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus 156 Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer and navigator from the Republic of Genoa who completed four Spanish-based voyages across the Atlantic Ocean sponsored by the Catholic Monarchs, opening the way for the widespread European exploration and European colonization of the Americas. His expeditions were the first known European contact with the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Juan Lavalle

Juan Lavalle 151 Juan Galo Lavalle was an Argentine military and political figure, from the Unitarian Party.         

William Brown (admiral)

William Brown (admiral) 147 William Brown was an Irish sailor, merchant, and naval commander who served in the Argentine Navy during the wars of the early 19th century. Brown's successes in the Argentine War of Independence, the Cisplatine War and the Anglo-French blockade of the Río de la Plata earned the respect and appreciation of the Argentine people, and he is regarded as one of Argentina's national heroes. Creator and first admiral of the country's maritime forces, he is commonly known as the "father of the Argentine Navy".

Roque Sáenz Peña

Roque Sáenz Peña 125 Roque José Antonio del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Sáenz Peña Lahitte was an Argentine politician and lawyer who served as President of Argentina from 12 October 1910 to his death in office on 9 August 1914. He was the son of former president Luis Sáenz Peña. He was a candidate for an internal, modernist line within the National Autonomist Party.

Nicolás Avellaneda

Nicolás Avellaneda 125 Nicolás Remigio Aurelio Avellaneda Silva was an Argentine politician and journalist, and President of Argentina from 1874 to 1880. Avellaneda's main projects while in office were banking and education reform, leading to Argentina's economic growth. The most important events of his government were the Conquest of the Desert and the transformation of the Buenos Aires into a federal district.

Carlos Pellegrini

Carlos Pellegrini 124 Carlos Enrique José Pellegrini Bevans was Vice President of Argentina and became President of Argentina from August 6, 1890 to October 12, 1892, upon Miguel Ángel Juárez Celman's resignation.

Cornelio Saavedra

Cornelio Saavedra 122 Cornelio Judas Tadeo de Saavedra y Rodríguez was an Argentine military officer and statesman. He was instrumental in the May Revolution, the first step of Argentina's independence from Spain, and became the first head of state of the autonomous country that would become Argentina when he was appointed president of the Primera Junta.

Pedro de Mendoza

Pedro de Mendoza 122 Pedro de Mendoza was a Spanish conquistador, soldier and explorer, and the first adelantado of New Andalusia.

Juan Bautista Cabral

Juan Bautista Cabral 119 Juan Bautista Cabral was an Argentine soldier, of Zambo origin, of the Regiment of Mounted Grenadiers who died in the Battle of San Lorenzo, while he was aiding then Colonel Don José de San Martín, whose horse had fallen to enemy fire. The action of Cabral in this first military confrontation of the Argentine War of Independence gave him lasting fame and a prominent place among Argentine patriots.

Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear

Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear 117 Máximo Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear Pacheco, was an Argentine lawyer and politician, who served as president of Argentina between from 1922 to 1928.

Saint Lawrence

Saint Lawrence 117 Saint Lawrence or Laurence was one of the seven deacons of the city of Rome under Pope Sixtus II who were martyred in the persecution of the Christians that the Roman Emperor Valerian ordered in 258.

John the Baptist

John the Baptist 115 John the Baptist was a Jewish preacher active in the area of the Jordan River in the early 1st century AD. He is also known as Saint John the Forerunner in Eastern Orthodoxy, John the Immerser in some Baptist Christian traditions, Saint John by certain Catholic churches, and Prophet Yahya in Islam. He is sometimes alternatively referred to as John the Baptiser.

Eva Perón

Eva Perón 103 María Eva Duarte de Perón, better known as just Eva Perón or by the nickname Evita, was an Argentine politician, activist, actress, and philanthropist who served as First Lady of Argentina from June 1946 until her death in July 1952, as the wife of Argentine President Juan Domingo Perón (1895–1974). She was born in poverty in the rural village of Los Toldos, in the Pampas, as the youngest of five children. In 1934, at the age of 15, she moved to the nation's capital of Buenos Aires to pursue a career as a stage, radio, and film actress.

Juan Gregorio de las Heras

Juan Gregorio de las Heras 92 Grand Marshal Juan Gregorio de las Heras was an Argentine soldier who took part in the Spanish American wars of independence and was also a governor of the province of Buenos Aires.

Francisco Narciso de Laprida

Francisco Narciso de Laprida 91 Francisco Narciso de Laprida was an Argentine lawyer and politician. He was a representative for San Juan at the Congress of Tucumán, and its president on July 9, 1816, when the Declaration of Independence of Argentina was declared.

Juan Martín de Pueyrredón

Juan Martín de Pueyrredón 90 Juan Martín de Pueyrredón y O'Dogan was an Argentine general and politician of the early 19th century. He was appointed Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata after the Argentine Declaration of Independence.

Manuel Dorrego

Manuel Dorrego 85 Manuel Dorrego was an Argentine statesman and soldier. He was governor of Buenos Aires in 1820, and then again from 1827 to 1828.

Adolfo Alsina

Adolfo Alsina 78 Adolfo Alsina Maza was an Argentine lawyer and Unitarian politician, who was one of the founders of the Autonomist Party and the National Autonomist Party.

Florentino Ameghino

Florentino Ameghino 76 Florentino Ameghino was an Argentine naturalist, paleontologist, anthropologist and zoologist, whose fossil discoveries on the Argentine Pampas, especially on Patagonia, rank with those made in the western United States during the late 19th century. Along with his two brothers – Carlos and Juan – Florentino Ameghino was one of the most important founding figures in South American paleontology.

Juan José Paso

Juan José Paso 74 Juan José Esteban Paso, was an Argentine politician who participated in the events that started the Argentine War of Independence known as May Revolution of 1810.

Juan Manuel de Rosas

Juan Manuel de Rosas 73 Juan Manuel José Domingo Ortiz de Rosas, nicknamed "Restorer of the Laws", was an Argentine politician and army officer who ruled Buenos Aires Province and briefly the Argentine Confederation. Although born into a wealthy family, Rosas independently amassed a personal fortune, acquiring large tracts of land in the process. Rosas enlisted his workers in a private militia, as was common for rural proprietors, and took part in the disputes that led to numerous civil wars in his country. Victorious in warfare, personally influential, and with vast landholdings and a loyal private army, Rosas became a caudillo, as provincial warlords in the region were known. He eventually reached the rank of brigadier general, the highest in the Argentine Army, and became the undisputed leader of the Federalist Party.

Simón Bolívar

Simón Bolívar 73 Simón José Antonio de la Santísima Trinidad Bolívar Palacios Ponte y Blanco was a Venezuelan military and political leader who led what are currently the countries of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Panama, and Bolivia to independence from the Spanish Empire. He is known colloquially as El Libertador, or the Liberator of America.

José Hernández (writer)

José Hernández (writer) 73 José Hernández was an Argentine journalist, poet, and politician best known as the author of the epic poem Martín Fierro. In his tribute, his birthday is celebrated as a national argentinian holiday, called Tradition Day.

Juan José Castelli

Juan José Castelli 69 Juan José Castelli was an Argentine lawyer who was one of the leaders of the May Revolution, which led to the Argentine War of Independence. He led an ill-fated military campaign in Upper Peru.

Dalmacio Vélez Sarsfield

Dalmacio Vélez Sarsfield 68 Dalmacio Vélez Sarsfield was an Argentine lawyer and politician who wrote the Civil Code of Argentina of 1869, which remained in force until 2015, when it was replaced by the new Código Civil y Comercial de la Nación.

Juan B. Justo

Juan B. Justo 66 Juan Bautista Justo was an Argentine physician, journalist, politician, and writer. After finishing medical school he joined the Civic Union of the Youth, later participating in the foundation of the Socialist Party in 1896, of which he was chief director until his death. He married Alicia Moreau de Justo, with whom he had three children.

Antonio González de Balcarce

Antonio González de Balcarce 62 Antonio González de Balcarce was an Argentine military commander in the early 19th century.         

José Manuel Estrada

José Manuel Estrada 62 José Manuel Estrada was an Argentine lawyer, writer, politician, eminent speaker and representative of Catholic thought.

Arturo Umberto Illia

Arturo Umberto Illia 59 Arturo Umberto Illia was an Argentine politician and physician, who was President of Argentina from 12 October 1963, to 28 June 1966. He was a member of the centrist Radical Civic Union.

Vicente López y Planes

Vicente López y Planes 59 Alejandro Vicente López y Planes was an Argentine writer and politician who acted as interim President of Argentina from July 7 to August 18, 1827. He also wrote the lyrics of the Argentine National Anthem adopted on May 11, 1813.

Gregorio Funes

Gregorio Funes 59 Gregorio Funes, also known as Deán Funes, was an Argentine clergyman, educator, historian, journalist and lawmaker who played a significant role in his nation's early, post-independence history.

Francisco Moreno

Francisco Moreno 58 Francisco Pascasio Moreno was a prominent explorer and academic in Argentina, where he is usually referred to as Perito Moreno. Perito Moreno has been credited as one of the most influential figures in the Argentine incorporation of large parts of Patagonia and its subsequent development.

Juan Pascual Pringles

Juan Pascual Pringles 55 Juan Pascual Pringles was a distinguished military leader in the Spanish American wars of independence, with the rank of colonel, and later a leader of the Argentine Unitarian Party.

Lisandro de la Torre

Lisandro de la Torre 55 Lisandro de la Torre was an Argentine politician, born in Rosario, Santa Fe. He was considered as a model of ethics in politics. He was a national deputy and senator, a prominent polemicist, and founder of the Democratic Progressive Party in 1914. He ran twice for the office of President, in 1916 and in 1931.

Antonio Ruiz (soldier)

Antonio Ruiz (soldier) 54 Antonio Ruiz was an Argentine soldier and national hero of Argentina. Ruiz, nicknamed Falucho, was an Afro-Argentine soldier of the war of independence. Ruiz fought in José de San Martín’s army. According to the most common story, Corporal Ruiz, born a slave, served in the Regiment of the River Plate and died while defending the colors of the revolutionary flag against traitors during a revolt at the fort of El Callao, Peru) on February 6, 1824. Rather than hoist the Spanish flag, Falucho chose to be shot by the traitors, crying out with his last breath "¡Viva Buenos Aires!".

Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid

Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid 52 Comandante General Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid was an Argentine military officer and briefly, governor of several provinces like Córdoba, Mendoza and his native province of Tucumán.

José Gervasio Artigas

José Gervasio Artigas 52 José Gervasio Artigas Arnal was a soldier and statesman who is regarded as a national hero in Uruguay and the father of Uruguayan nationhood.

Guillermo Rawson

Guillermo Rawson 51 Guillermo Rawson was a medical doctor and politician in nineteenth-century Argentina. In 1862, when he was the Interior Minister of Argentina, he met Captain Love Jones-Parry and Lewis Jones, who were on their way to Patagonia to investigate whether it was suitable for the creation of a Welsh settlement there. Rawson came to an agreement with them, and this resulted in the creation of a colony in the Chubut Valley in the following years. The city of Rawson, the capital of the province of Chubut, was named after him.

Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur 51 Louis Pasteur was a French chemist, pharmacist, and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation, and pasteurization, the last of which was named after him. His research in chemistry led to remarkable breakthroughs in the understanding of the causes and preventions of diseases, which laid down the foundations of hygiene, public health and much of modern medicine. Pasteur's works are credited with saving millions of lives through the developments of vaccines for rabies and anthrax. He is regarded as one of the founders of modern bacteriology and has been honored as the "father of bacteriology" and the "father of microbiology".

John Bosco

John Bosco 50 John Melchior Bosco, SDB, popularly known as Don Bosco, was an Italian Catholic priest, educator and writer of the 19th century. While working in Turin, where the population suffered many of the ill effects of industrialization and urbanization, he dedicated his life to the betterment and education of street children, juvenile delinquents, and other disadvantaged youth. He developed teaching methods based on love rather than punishment, a method that became known as the Salesian Preventive System.

Santiago de Liniers, 1st Count of Buenos Aires

Santiago de Liniers, 1st Count of Buenos Aires 49 Santiago Antonio María de Liniers y Bremond, 1st Count of Buenos Aires, KOM, OM was a Spanish military officer and a viceroy of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata. Although born Jacques de Liniers in France, he is more widely known by the Spanish form of his name.

Rose of Lima

Rose of Lima 49 Rose of Lima, TOSD was a member of the Third Order of Saint Dominic in Lima, Peru, who became known for both her life of severe penance and her care of the poverty stricken of the city through her own private efforts. Rose of Lima was born to a noble family and is the patron saint of embroidery, gardening and cultivation of blooming flowers. A lay member of the Dominican Order, she was declared a saint by the Catholic Church, being the first person born in the Americas to be canonized as such.

Jorge Newbery

Jorge Newbery 48 Jorge Alejandro Newbery Malagarie was an Argentine aviator, civil servant, engineer and scientist. He died in an airplane crash on 1 March 1914, at the age of 38.

Juan Antonio Álvarez de Arenales

Juan Antonio Álvarez de Arenales 47 Juan Antonio Álvarez de Arenales was an Argentine general of Spanish origin that fought in the war for the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata, Chile and Peru.

Miguel de Azcuénaga

Miguel de Azcuénaga 46 Miguel de Azcuénaga was an Argentine brigadier. Educated in Spain, at the University of Seville, Azcuénaga began his military career in the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata and became a member of the Primera Junta, the first autonomous government of modern Argentina. He was shortly exiled because of his support to the minister Mariano Moreno, and returned to Buenos Aires when the First Triumvirate replaced the Junta. He held several offices since then, most notably being the first Governor intendant of Buenos Aires after the May Revolution. He died at his country house in 1833.

Domingo French

Domingo French 45 Domingo María Cristóbal French was an Argentine revolutionary who took part in the May Revolution and the Argentine War of Independence.

Pedro Bonifacio Palacios

Pedro Bonifacio Palacios 45 Pedro Bonifacio Palacios, better known by his sobriquet Almafuerte, was an Argentine poet.         

Manuel Quintana

Manuel Quintana 44 Manuel Pedro Quintana Sáenz was the President of Argentina from 12 October 1904 to 12 March 1906. He died in office.

Mariano Necochea

Mariano Necochea 44 Mariano Necochea was an Argentine-Peruvian soldier.                                                 

María de los Remedios de Escalada

María de los Remedios de Escalada 44 María de los Remedios de Escalada y La Quintana, commonly known as Remedios de Escalada, was the wife of the leader of the Argentine War of Independence, General José de San Martín.

Martín Fierro

Martín Fierro 43 Martín Fierro, also known as El Gaucho Martín Fierro, is a 2,316-line epic poem by the Argentine writer José Hernández. The poem was originally published in two parts, El Gaucho Martín Fierro (1872) and La Vuelta de Martín Fierro (1879). The poem supplied a historical link to the gauchos' contribution to the national development of Argentina, for the gaucho had played a major role in Argentina's independence from Spain.

Juan Larrea (politician)

Juan Larrea (politician) 38 Juan Larrea was a Spanish businessman and politician in Buenos Aires during the early nineteenth century. He headed a military unit during the second British invasion of the Río de la Plata, and worked at the Buenos Aires Cabildo. He took part in the ill-fated Mutiny of Álzaga. Larrea and Domingo Matheu were the only two Spanish-born members of the Primera Junta, the first national government of Argentina.

Aristóbulo del Valle

Aristóbulo del Valle 38 Aristóbulo del Valle was a lawyer and politician born in Dolores, province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was, together with Leandro Alem, one of the founders of the Radical Civic Union.

Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel 37 Carlos Gardel was a French-born Argentine singer, songwriter, composer and actor, and the most prominent figure in the history of tango. He was one of the most influential interpreters of world popular music in the first half of the 20th century. Gardel is the most famous popular tango singer of all time and is recognized throughout the world. Described variously as a baritone or tenor because of his wide vocal range, he was known for his rich voice and dramatic phrasing. Together with lyricist and long-time collaborator Alfredo Le Pera, Gardel wrote several classic tangos.

Giuseppe Garibaldi

Giuseppe Garibaldi 36 Giuseppe Maria Garibaldi was an Italian general, patriot, revolutionary and republican. He contributed to Italian unification (Risorgimento) and the creation of the Kingdom of Italy. He is considered to be one of Italy's "fathers of the fatherland", along with Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy and Giuseppe Mazzini. Garibaldi is also known as the "Hero of the Two Worlds" because of his military enterprises in South America and Europe.

Pope John XXIII

Pope John XXIII 36 Pope John XXIII was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 28 October 1958 until his death in June 1963.

Francisco Ramírez (governor)

Francisco Ramírez (governor) 36 Francisco Ramírez, also known as "Pancho" Ramírez as well as "El Supremo Entrerriano" (1786–1821), was an Argentine governor of Entre Ríos during the Argentine War of Independence.

Juan de Garay

Juan de Garay 35 Juan de Garay (1528–1583) was a Spanish conquistador. Garay's birthplace is disputed. Some say it was in the city of Junta de Villalba de Losa in Castile, while others argue he was born in the area of Orduña. There's no birth certification whatsoever, though Juan De Garay regarded himself as somebody from Biscay. He served under the Crown of Castille, in the Viceroyalty of Peru. He was governor of Asunción and founded a number of cities in present-day Argentina, many near the Paraná River area, including the second foundation of Buenos Aires, in 1580.

José Ingenieros

José Ingenieros 35 José Ingenieros was an Argentine physician, pharmacist, positivist philosopher and essayist.       

Facundo Quiroga

Facundo Quiroga 35 Juan Facundo Quiroga was an Argentine caudillo who supported federalism at the time when the country was still in formation.

Leopoldo Lugones

Leopoldo Lugones 35 Leopoldo Antonio Lugones Argüello was an Argentine poet, essayist, novelist, playwright, historian, professor, translator, biographer, philologist, theologian, diplomat, politician and journalist. His poetic writings are often considered to be the founding works of Spanish-language modern poetry. His short stories made him a crucial precursor and also a pioneer of both the fantastic and science fiction literature in Argentina.

Luis Piedrabuena

Luis Piedrabuena 35 Luis Piedrabuena was an Argentine sailor whose actions in southern Argentina consolidated national sovereignty at a time when these lands were virtually uninhabited and were not protected by the state. His biographers consider him one of the most important heroes of Patagonia. Piedrabuena reached the naval rank of Naval Lieutenant Colonel, equivalent to Commander. Today he is commonly called Commander Piedrabuena.

Alfonsina Storni

Alfonsina Storni 35 Alfonsina Storni was a Swiss-Argentine poet and playwright of the modernist period.                 

Bernardo de Irigoyen

Bernardo de Irigoyen 34 Bernardo de Irigoyen fue un abogado, diplomático y político argentino. Dos veces ministro de Relaciones Exteriores, en 1874 y 1882 y una vez ministro del Interior en 1877. En 1898 fue elegido gobernador de la provincia de Buenos Aires. Fue dos veces candidato a presidente de la Nación, en 1886 y en 1892, y dos veces senador nacional en 1895.

Enrique Mosconi

Enrique Mosconi 34 Enrique Carlos Alberto Mosconi was an Argentine military engineer, who is best known as the pioneer and organizer of petroleum exploration and extraction in Argentina.

Gervasio Antonio de Posadas

Gervasio Antonio de Posadas 33 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas y Dávila was a member of Argentina's Second Triumvirate from 19 August 1813 to 31 January 1814, after which he served as Supreme Director until 9 January 1815.

Ricardo Balbín

Ricardo Balbín 33 Ricardo Balbín was an Argentine lawyer and politician, and one of the most important figures of the centrist Radical Civic Union (UCR), for which he was the presidential nominee four times: in 1951, 1958, and twice in 1973.

Esteban Echeverría

Esteban Echeverría 32 José Esteban Antonio Echeverría was an Argentine poet, fiction writer, cultural promoter, and liberal activist who played a significant role in the development of Argentine literature, not only through his own writings but also through his organizational efforts. He was one of Latin America's most important Romantic authors. Echeverría's romantic liberalism was influenced by both the democratic nationalism of Giuseppe Mazzini and the utopian socialist doctrines of Henri de Saint-Simon.

Domingo Matheu

Domingo Matheu 32 Domingo Bartolomé Francisco Matheu was a Spanish-born Argentine businessman and politician. He was a member of the Primera Junta, the first national government of modern Argentina, and the second president in the end of the Junta Grande from August to September 1811.

Manuel Alberti

Manuel Alberti 31 Manuel Maximiliano Alberti was an Argentine priest from Buenos Aires when the city was part of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata. He had a curacy at Maldonado, Uruguay during the British invasions of the River Plate, and returned to Buenos Aires in time to take part in the May Revolution of 1810. He was chosen as one of the seven members of the Primera Junta, considered the first national government of Argentina. He supported most of the proposals of Mariano Moreno and worked at the Gazeta de Buenos Ayres newspaper. The internal disputes of the Junta had a negative effect on his health, and he died of a heart attack in 1811.

Conrado Villegas

Conrado Villegas 31 Conrado Villegas was an Argentine general in the 1880s during the presidency of Julio Argentino Roca. He is famous for his campaigns in Neuquén and Río Negro during the Conquest of the Desert to subdue the indigenous population in the south of Argentina. The town of General Villegas, in the northwest of Buenos Aires Province bears his name.

Rafael Obligado

Rafael Obligado 30 Rafael Obligado was an Argentine poet and playwright.                                               

Mamerto Esquiú

Mamerto Esquiú 29 Mamerto Esquiú Medina - born Mamerto de la Ascensión Esquiú - was an Argentine Roman Catholic professed member from the Order of Friars Minor and the Bishop of Córdoba from 1880 until his death.

Blas Parera

Blas Parera 29 Blas Parera Moret was a Spanish music composer and teacher. He lived his part of his life in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Bernardo de Monteagudo

Bernardo de Monteagudo 29 Bernardo de Monteagudo (1789–1825) was a political activist and revolutionary. He took part in the liberation struggles in South America, particularly in Argentina.

Hipólito Vieytes

Hipólito Vieytes 29 Juan Hipólito Vieytes, was an Argentine merchant and soldier. He was the son of Juan Vieytes and Petrona Mora Fernández de Agüero. His family's house was at 133 Calle Real in front of the central square.

Vicente Madrigal

Vicente Madrigal 28 Vicente María Epifanio López Madrigal was a Spanish Filipino businessman, industrialist and politician. Madrigal died at home in New Manila, Quezon City, under the care of his youngest daughter, Maria Luisa.

Bernardo O'Higgins

Bernardo O'Higgins 28 Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme was a Chilean independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule in the Chilean War of Independence. He was a wealthy landowner of Basque-Spanish and Irish ancestry. Although he was the second Supreme Director of Chile (1817–1823), he is considered one of Chile's founding fathers, as he was the first holder of this title to head a fully independent Chilean state.

Justo de Santa María de Oro

Justo de Santa María de Oro 28 Justo de Santa María de Oro y Albarracín was an Argentine statesman and bishop. He was an influential representative in the Congress of Tucumán, which on 9 July 1816, declared the Independence of Argentina.

Néstor Kirchner

Néstor Kirchner 27 Néstor Carlos Kirchner Ostoić was an Argentine lawyer and politician who served as the President of Argentina from 2003 to 2007. A member of the Justicialist Party, he previously served as Governor of Santa Cruz Province from 1991 to 2003, and mayor of Río Gallegos from 1987 to 1991. He later served as the first ever First Gentleman of Argentina during the first tenure of his wife, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. By the time he died in October 2010, he was First Gentlemen from 2007, President of the Justicialist Party and National Deputy from 2009, and Secretary General of UNASUR from May 2010. Ideologically, he identified himself as a Peronist and a progressive, with his political approach called Kirchnerism.

Joaquín V. González

Joaquín V. González 27 Joaquín Víctor González was an Argentine educator, political scientist, writer, magistrate, and politician.

Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph 27 Joseph was a 1st-century Jewish man of Nazareth who, according to the canonical Gospels, was married to Mary, the mother of Jesus, and was the legal father of Jesus.

Estanislao López

Estanislao López 27 Estanislao López was a caudillo and governor of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, between 1818 and 1838, one of the foremost proponents of provincial federalism, and an associate of Juan Manuel de Rosas during the Argentine Civil War. He is considered an iconic figure in Santa Fe and one of the most influential political actors in the Argentine conflicts of the 1820s and 1830s.

Nicolás Rodríguez Peña

Nicolás Rodríguez Peña 26 Nicolás Rodriguez Peña was an Argentine politician. Born in Buenos Aires in April 1775, he worked in commerce which allowed him to amass a considerable fortune. Among his several successful businesses, he had a soap factory partnership with Hipólito Vieytes, which was a center of conspirators during the revolution against Spanish rule. In 1805 he was a member of the "Independence Lodge", a masonic lodge, along with other prominent revolutionary patriots such as Juan José Castelli and Manuel Belgrano. This group used to meet in his ranch, then situated in what today is Rodriguez Peña square in Buenos Aires.

Fray Luis Beltrán, Santa Fe

Fray Luis Beltrán, Santa Fe 26 Fray Luis Beltrán is a small city in the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, located within the metropolitan area of Greater Rosario, north of the city of Rosario, on the western shore of the Paraná River. It had a population of about 15,000 inhabitants at the 2010 census [INDEC].

Estanislao Zeballos

Estanislao Zeballos 26 Estanislao Severo Zeballos was an Argentine lawyer and politician who was Minister of Foreign Affairs of his country three times. He was one of the most prominent intellectuals and politicians of his time. He wrote on a broad range of subjects in books and periodicals, including Catholicism, history, ethnography and geography.

Juana Manuela Gorriti

Juana Manuela Gorriti 25 Juana Manuela Gorriti Zuviria was an Argentine writer with extensive political and literary links to Bolivia and Peru. She held the position of First Lady of Bolivia from 1848 to 1855.

José María Paz

José María Paz 25 Brigadier General José María Paz y Haedo was an Argentine military figure, notable in the Argentine War of Independence and the Argentine Civil Wars.

Mary, mother of Jesus

Mary, mother of Jesus 24 Mary was a first-century Jewish woman of Nazareth, the wife of Joseph and the mother of Jesus. She is a central figure of Christianity, venerated under various titles such as virgin or queen, many of them mentioned in the Litany of Loreto. The Eastern and Oriental Orthodox, Church of the East, Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran churches believe that Mary, as mother of Jesus, is the Mother of God. Other Protestant views on Mary vary, with some holding her to have lesser status.

José Mármol

José Mármol 24 José Mármol was an Argentine journalist, politician, librarian, and writer of the Romantic school. 

Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes 24 Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was an Early Modern Spanish writer widely regarded as the greatest writer in the Spanish language and one of the world's pre-eminent novelists. He is best known for his novel Don Quixote, a work often cited as both the first modern novel and "the first great novel of world literature". A 2002 poll of 100 well-known authors voted it the "best book of all time", as voted by the judges from among the "best and most central works in world literature".

Juan José Viamonte

Juan José Viamonte 24 Juan José Viamonte González was an Argentine general in the early 19th century.                     

Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison 24 Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. These inventions, which include the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and early versions of the electric light bulb, have had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world. He was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of organized science and teamwork to the process of invention, working with many researchers and employees. He established the first industrial research laboratory.

Tomás Godoy Cruz

Tomás Godoy Cruz 23 Tomás Godoy Cruz was an Argentine statesman and businessman. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on July 9, 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina.

Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi 23 Guglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his creation of a practical radio wave–based wireless telegraph system. This led to Marconi's being credited as the inventor of radio, and he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand Braun "in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy".

Carlos Guido y Spano

Carlos Guido y Spano 23 Carlos Rufino Pedro Ángel Luis Guido Spano, más conocido como Carlos Guido Spano, fue un poeta argentino cultor del romanticismo.

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy 22 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, often referred to as JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. He was the youngest person elected president. Kennedy served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his foreign policy concerned relations with the Soviet Union and Cuba. A Democrat, Kennedy represented Massachusetts in both houses of the United States Congress prior to his presidency.

José Rondeau

José Rondeau 22 José Casimiro Rondeau Pereyra was a general and politician in Argentina and Uruguay in the early 19th century.

Olegario Víctor Andrade

Olegario Víctor Andrade 22 Olegario Víctor Andrade (1839–1882) was an Argentine journalist, poet and politician, who was born in Brazil. His daughter, Agustina Andrade, was also a poet.

Arturo Berutti

Arturo Berutti 22 Arturo Berutti was an Argentinian composer of classical music and librettos. He was best known for his notable theme Pampa (1897). The opera was based on the life of Juan Moreira. One of the influential Argentinian opera composers of the late 19th and early 20th century and his music was influenced by the Italian opera. In 1895, he composed the opera Taras Bulba inspired on the novel by Nikolai Gogol.

Raúl Alfonsín

Raúl Alfonsín 21 Raúl Ricardo Alfonsín was an Argentine lawyer and statesman who served as President of Argentina from 10 December 1983 to 8 July 1989. He was the first democratically elected president after the 7-years National Reorganization Process. Ideologically, he identified as a radical and a social democrat, serving as the leader of the Radical Civic Union from 1983 to 1991, 1993 to 1995, 1999 to 2001, with his political approach being known as "Alfonsinism".

Federico de Brandsen

Federico de Brandsen 21 Carlos Luis Federico de Brandsen was a Colonel of French origin who fought in many of the South American wars of independence and for Argentina in the War with Brazil.

Juan Díaz de Solís

Juan Díaz de Solís 21 Juan Díaz de Solís was a 16th-century navigator and explorer. He is also said to be the first European to land on what is now modern day Uruguay.

José Matías Zapiola

José Matías Zapiola 20 José Matías Zapiola was an Argentine brigadier. He was born in Buenos Aires on March 22, 1780. He moved to Spain, and returned alongside José de San Martín in 1812.From 1812 to 1814, he took part in the siege of Montevideo and fought in the battles of Chacabuco in 1817 and Maipu in 1818. He retired in 1829 but was the Minister of War for Buenos Aires in 1859.He was probably one of the last living veterans of the Argentine War of Independence, though the naval commander José María Pinedo (1795-1885) lived well into the 1880s having enlisted in the Navy in 1816, though he never participated of any combat during the war.

René Favaloro

René Favaloro 20 René Gerónimo Favaloro was an Argentine cardiac surgeon and educator best known for his pioneering work on coronary artery bypass surgery using the great saphenous vein.

Ricardo Rojas (writer)

Ricardo Rojas (writer) 20 Ricardo Rojas was an Argentine journalist and writer. He came from one of the most influential families of the Santiago del Estero Province; his father was Absalón Rojas, who was governor of the province. He moved to Buenos Aires to further his education, later becoming rector of the University of Buenos Aires from 1926 to 1930. He was also the director of the Institute of Petroleum.

Pedro Ignacio de Castro Barros

Pedro Ignacio de Castro Barros 19 Pedro Ignacio de Castro Barros was an Argentine statesman and priest. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina.

Tomás Espora

Tomás Espora 19 Tomás Domingo de los Dolores Espora fue un marino, militar y corsario, que alcanzó el rango de coronel de marina, que actuó en las guerras de la Independencia y en la del Brasil. Fue el primer marino argentino en dar la vuelta al mundo.

Dardo Rocha

Dardo Rocha 19 Dardo Rocha was an Argentine naval officer, lawyer and politician best known as the founder of the city of La Plata and the first president of the University of La Plata.

Umberto I of Italy

Umberto I of Italy 18 Umberto I was King of Italy from 9 January 1878 until his assassination in 1900. His reign saw Italy's expansion into the Horn of Africa, as well as the creation of the Triple Alliance among Italy, Germany and Austria-Hungary.


Jesus 18 Jesus, also referred to as Jesus Christ, Jesus of Nazareth, and many other names and titles, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader. He is the central figure of Christianity, the world's largest religion. Most Christians believe Jesus to be the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited messiah, the Christ that is prophesied in the Old Testament.

Alfredo Palacios

Alfredo Palacios 18 Alfredo Lorenzo Palacios was an Argentine socialist politician.                                     

José Evaristo Uriburu

José Evaristo Uriburu 18 José Félix Evaristo de Uriburu y Álvarez de Arenales was President of Argentina from 23 January 1895 to 12 October 1898.

Ceferino Namuncurá

Ceferino Namuncurá 18 Ceferino Namuncurá was a religious student, the object of a Roman Catholic cultus of veneration in northern Patagonia and throughout Argentina.

Antonio José de Sucre

Antonio José de Sucre 18 Antonio José de Sucre y Alcalá, known as the "Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho", was a Venezuelan general and politician who served as the president of Bolivia from 1825 to 1828. A close friend and associate of Simón Bolívar, he was one of the primary leaders of South America's struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire.

Juana Azurduy de Padilla

Juana Azurduy de Padilla 17 Juana Azurduy de Padilla was a guerrilla military leader from Chuquisaca, Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata. She fought for Bolivian and Argentine independence alongside her husband, Manuel Ascencio Padilla, earning the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. She was noted for her strong support for and military leadership of the indigenous people of Upper Peru. She is a prime example of a woman who broke gender barriers and denied the pressure of simply tending to the home. Her actions brought value to the Latin American woman and proved their loyalty and ability to be politically active. Today, she is regarded as an independence hero in both Bolivia and Argentina.

Rudecindo Alvarado

Rudecindo Alvarado 16 Rudecindo Alvarado was an Argentine general. He fought in the military campaigns of Manuel Belgrano, and in the Army of the Andes. He was governor of Mendoza. He left the country during the rule of Juan Manuel de Rosas, and returned in 1852 after Rosas' defeat at the battle of Caseros.

Belisario Roldán

Belisario Roldán 16 Belisario Roldán fue político, orador, autor teatral, periodista argentino.                         

Jorge Luis Borges

Jorge Luis Borges 16 Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and translator regarded as a key figure in Spanish-language and international literature. His best-known works, Ficciones (transl. Fictions) and El Aleph, published in the 1940s, are collections of short stories exploring motifs such as dreams, labyrinths, chance, infinity, archives, mirrors, fictional writers and mythology. Borges's works have contributed to philosophical literature and the fantasy genre, and have had a major influence on the magic realist movement in 20th century Latin American literature.

Horacio Quiroga

Horacio Quiroga 16 Horacio Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was a Uruguayan playwright, poet, and short story writer.         

Gabriela Mistral

Gabriela Mistral 16 Lucila Godoy Alcayaga, known by her pseudonym Gabriela Mistral, was a Chilean poet-diplomat, educator, and Catholic. She was a member of the Secular Franciscan Order or Third Franciscan order. She was the first Latin American author to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature in 1945, "for her lyric poetry which, inspired by powerful emotions, has made her name a symbol of the idealistic aspirations of the entire Latin American world". Some central themes in her poems are nature, betrayal, love, a mother's love, sorrow and recovery, travel, and Latin American identity as formed from a mixture of Native American and European influences. Her image is featured on the 5,000 Chilean peso banknote.

Hilario Ascasubi

Hilario Ascasubi 16 Hilario Ascasubi was an Argentine poet, politician and diplomat. He played an active role in the resistance to the dictatorship of Juan Manuel de Rosas. Ascasubi was also a prominent figure in gaucho literature.

Alicia Moreau de Justo

Alicia Moreau de Justo 15 Alicia Moreau de Justo was an Argentine physician, politician, pacifist and human rights activist. She was a leading figure in feminism and socialism in Argentina. Since the beginning of the 20th century, she got involved in public claims for opening rights for women. In 1902, joined by a fellow activists, she founded the Feminist Socialist Center of Argentina and the Feminine Work Union of Argentina.

Tomás de Rocamora

Tomás de Rocamora 15 Juan Tomás Julián Marcos de Rocamora y del Castillo was the governor of three provinces and the founder of several towns in Entre Ríos Province, Argentina.

Anthony of Padua

Anthony of Padua 15 Anthony of Padua, OFM or Anthony of Lisbon was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order.

José Figueroa Alcorta

José Figueroa Alcorta 15 José María Cornelio Figueroa Alcorta was an Argentine lawyer and politician, who managed to be the only person to head the three powers of the State: Vice President of the Nation, from October 12, 1904 to March 12, 1906, President of the Nation from that date and until October 12, 1910; and President of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Argentine Nation, from 1929 until his death in 1931.

Miguel Cané

Miguel Cané 15 Miguel Cané was an Argentinian writer, lawyer, academic, journalist and politician.                 

Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan 15 Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer best known for having planned and led the 1519 Spanish expedition to the East Indies across the Pacific Ocean to open a maritime trade route, during which he discovered the interoceanic passage thereafter bearing his name and achieved the first European navigation to Asia via the Pacific. After his death, this expedition was the first to circumnavigate the globe in 1519–22 in the service of Spain.

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin 14 Benjamin Franklin was an American polymath, a leading writer, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, printer, publisher, and political philosopher. Among the most influential intellectuals of his time, Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States; a drafter and signer of the Declaration of Independence; and the first postmaster general.

Amadeo Sabattini

Amadeo Sabattini 14 Amadeo Tomás Sabattini was an Argentine politician. He served as Governor of Córdoba from May 17, 1936, to May 17, 1940.

Saint Cajetan

Saint Cajetan 14 Gaetano dei Conti di Thiene, known as Saint Cajetan, was an Italian Catholic priest and religious reformer, co-founder of the Theatines. He is recognised as a saint in the Catholic Church, and his feast day is 7 August.

Simón de Iriondo

Simón de Iriondo 14 Simón de Iriondo (1836–1883) was an Argentine politician of the National Autonomist Party, who was twice governor of the province of Santa Fe, from 1871 to 1874 and from 1878 to 1882.

Alexander Fleming

Alexander Fleming 14 Sir Alexander Fleming was a Scottish physician and microbiologist, best known for discovering the world's first broadly effective antibiotic substance, which he named penicillin. His discovery in 1928 of what was later named benzylpenicillin from the mould Penicillium rubens has been described as the "single greatest victory ever achieved over disease". For this discovery, he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Howard Florey and Ernst Boris Chain.

Estanislao del Campo

Estanislao del Campo 14 Estanislao del Campo was an Argentine poet. Born in Buenos Aires to a unitarian family—the unitarians were a political party favoring a strong central government rather than a federation, he fought in the battles of Cepeda and Pavón, defending Buenos Aires´s rights.

Hippolyte Bouchard

Hippolyte Bouchard 14 Hippolyte or Hipólito Bouchard was a French-born Argentine sailor and corsair who fought for Argentina, Chile, and Peru.

Ricardo Güiraldes

Ricardo Güiraldes 14 Ricardo Güiraldes was an Argentine novelist and poet, one of the most significant Argentine writers of his era, particularly known for his 1926 novel Don Segundo Sombra, set amongst the gauchos.

Juan María Gutiérrez

Juan María Gutiérrez 13 Juan María Gutiérrez was an Argentine statesman, jurist, surveyor, historian, critic, and poet.     

Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II 13 Pope John Paul II was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 1978 until his death in 2005.

Octávio Pinto

Octávio Pinto 13 Octávio Pinto was a Brazilian composer and architect. He was married to Guiomar Novaes, a major figure among twentieth-century Brazilian pianists.

Raúl Scalabrini Ortiz

Raúl Scalabrini Ortiz 13 Raúl Scalabrini Ortiz was an Argentine writer, philosopher, journalist, essayist and poet, friend of Arturo Jauretche and Homero Manzi, and loosely associated with the political group Fuerza de Orientación Radical de la Joven Argentina (FORJA).

Juan Manuel Fangio

Juan Manuel Fangio 13 Juan Manuel Fangio, was an Argentine racing driver. Nicknamed El Chueco or El Maestro, he dominated the first decade of Formula One racing, winning the World Drivers' Championship five times.

Luis Jorge Fontana

Luis Jorge Fontana 13 Luis Jorge Fontana was an Argentine military officer, explorer, geographer, writer, and politician. He was the first governor of the national territory of Chubut and founder of the city of Formosa.

Luis María Drago

Luis María Drago 12 Luis María Drago was an Argentine politician.                                                       

Hernando Arias de Saavedra

Hernando Arias de Saavedra 12 Hernando Arias de Saavedra, commonly known as Hernandarias, was a soldier and politician of criollo ancestry. He was the first person born in the Americas to become a governor of a European colony in the New World, serving two terms as governor of Governorate of the Río de la Plata, 1597–1599 and 1602–1609, and one of the Governorate of Paraguay 1615–1617.

Valentín Vergara

Valentín Vergara 12 Valentín Vergara (1879-1930) was an Argentine lawyer and politician, who served as national deputy and governor of the Province of Buenos Aires.

Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri 12 Dante Alighieri, most likely baptized Durante di Alighiero degli Alighieri and often referred to as Dante, was an Italian poet, writer, and philosopher. His Divine Comedy, originally called Comedìa and later christened Divina by Giovanni Boccaccio, is widely considered one of the most important poems of the Middle Ages and the greatest literary work in the Italian language.

Saint Peter

Saint Peter 12 Saint Peter, also known as Peter the Apostle, Simon Peter, Simeon, Simon, or Cephas, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ and one of the first leaders of the early Christian Church. He appears repeatedly and prominently in all four New Testament gospels as well as the Acts of the Apostles. Catholic tradition accredits Peter as the first bishop of Rome‍—‌or pope‍—‌and also as the first bishop of Antioch.

Ramón Castillo

Ramón Castillo 11 Ramón Antonio Castillo Barrionuevo was a conservative Argentine politician who served as President of Argentina from June 27, 1942 to June 4, 1943. He was a leading figure in the period known as the Infamous Decade, characterised by electoral fraud, corruption, and rule by conservative landowners heading the alliance known as the Concordancia.

Félix de Azara

Félix de Azara 11 Félix Manuel de Azara y Perera was a Spanish military officer, naturalist, and engineer.           

Martín Rodríguez (politician)

Martín Rodríguez (politician) 11 Martín Rodríguez was an Argentine politician and soldier.                                           

Juan Sebastián Elcano

Juan Sebastián Elcano 11 Juan Sebastián Elcano was a Spanish navigator, ship-owner and explorer of Basque origin from Getaria, part of the Crown of Castile when he was born, best known for having completed the first circumnavigation of the Earth in the Spanish ship Victoria on the Magellan expedition to the Spice Islands. He received recognition for his achievement by Charles I of Spain with a coat of arms bearing a globe and the Latin motto Primus circumdedisti me.

Carlos María de Alvear

Carlos María de Alvear 11 Carlos María de Alvear, was an Argentine soldier and statesman, Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata in 1815.

Andrés Guazurary

Andrés Guazurary 11 Andrés Guaçurary or Andrés Guazurarí, popularly known as Andresito was a caudillo of the province of Misiones, present-day Argentina, being governor of said province between 1811 and 1822. He was one of the first federal caudillos of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata and the only one of fully indigenous origin.

Francisco de Aguirre (conquistador)

Francisco de Aguirre (conquistador) 11 Francisco de Aguirre was a Spanish conquistador who participated in the conquest of Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.

Paul the Apostle

Paul the Apostle 11 Paul, commonly known as Paul the Apostle and Saint Paul, was a Christian apostle who spread the teachings of Jesus in the first-century world. For his contributions towards the New Testament, he is generally regarded as one of the most important figures of the Apostolic Age, and he also founded several Christian communities in Asia Minor and Europe from the mid-40s to the mid-50s AD.

Francisco Hermógenes Ramos Mejía

Francisco Hermógenes Ramos Mejía 11 Francisco Hermógenes Ramos Mejía Ross fue uno de los más importantes hacendados bonaerenses de principios del siglo XIX y un defensor de los aborígenes pampas. Participó brevemente de la política de Buenos Aires y de la firma del «Tratado de paz de la estancia Miraflores». entre el gobierno y los indígenas ubicadas al sur de la línea de frontera. Su condena a la violación del tratado por parte del gobierno motivó su detención y aislamiento en una de sus estancias. Defendió una postura religiosa personal, lo que le valió ser considerado por sus contemporáneos como un hereje.

Rosario Vera Peñaloza

Rosario Vera Peñaloza 11 Rosario Vera Peñaloza fue una educadora y pedagoga argentina.                                       

Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero

Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero 11 Jose Gabriel del Rosario Brochero was a Catholic priest who suffered leprosy throughout his life. He is known for his extensive work with the poor and the sick. He became affectionately known as "the Gaucho priest" and the "cowboy priest".

Saint Dominic

Saint Dominic 11 Saint Dominic,, also known as Dominic de Guzmán, was a Castilian Catholic priest and the founder of the Dominican Order. He is the patron saint of astronomers and natural scientists, and he and his order are traditionally credited with spreading and popularizing the rosary. He is alternatively called Dominic of Osma, Dominic of Caleruega, and Domingo Félix de Guzmán.

Aimé Bonpland

Aimé Bonpland 10 Aimé Jacques Alexandre Bonpland was a French explorer and botanist who traveled with Alexander von Humboldt in Latin America from 1799 to 1804. He co-authored volumes of the scientific results of their expedition.

Pedro Goyena

Pedro Goyena 10 Pedro Goyena was an Argentine jurist, politician and writer.                                       

Manuel Montes de Oca (militar)

Manuel Montes de Oca (militar) 10 Manuel Montes de Oca fue un marino y político español.                                             


Calchaquí 10 The Calchaquí or Kalchakí were a tribe of South American Indians of the Diaguita group, now extinct, who formerly occupied northern Argentina. Stone and other remains prove them to have reached a high degree of civilization. Under the leadership of Juan Calchaquí they offered a vigorous resistance to the first Spanish colonists coming from Chile.


Jerome 10 Jerome, also known as Jerome of Stridon, was an early Christian priest, confessor, theologian, translator, and historian; he is commonly known as Saint Jerome.

Mariano Boedo

Mariano Boedo 10 Mariano Joaquin Boedo born Mariano Joaquin de Boedo y de Aguirre, was an Argentine statesman and soldier. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina, signing the Declaration of Independence as a vice president of the Congress.

Manuel Blanco Encalada

Manuel Blanco Encalada 10 Manuel José Blanco y Calvo de Encalada was a vice-admiral in the Chilean Navy, a political figure, and Chile's first President (Provisional) (1826).

Ricardo Gutiérrez

Ricardo Gutiérrez 10 Ricardo Gutiérrez fue un médico y escritor argentino.                                               

Marcos Paz

Marcos Paz 10 Marcos Paz was Governor of Córdoba and Tucumán Provinces, an Argentine Senator, and Vice President of Argentina from October 12, 1862, until his death in 1868.

Pedro Ferré

Pedro Ferré 10 Pedro Ferré was an Argentine politician and military officer, who served in four terms as Governor of Corrientes Province and was constitutional delegate for the redaction of the Argentine Constitution of 1853.

Crisólogo Larralde

Crisólogo Larralde 10 Crisólogo Larralde fue un político argentino, perteneciente a la Unión Cívica Radical.             

Teodoro Sánchez de Bustamante

Teodoro Sánchez de Bustamante 10 Teodoro Sánchez de Bustamante was an Argentine statesman, lawyer and soldier. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina.

César Cipolletti

César Cipolletti 10 César Cipolletti fue un ingeniero hídrico de origen italiano que trabajó en Europa y Argentina. Su nombre original en idioma italiano era Cesare Cipolletti.

Arturo Jauretche

Arturo Jauretche 10 Arturo Martín Jauretche was an Argentine writer, politician, and philosopher.                       

Lola Mora

Lola Mora 10 Dolores Candelaria Mora Vega known professionally as Lola Mora, was a sculptor born in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina. She is known today as a cultural rebel and a pioneer of women in her artistic field.

Tomás Guido

Tomás Guido 10 Tomás Guido. was a general in the Argentine War of Independence, a diplomat and a politician.       

Fernando Fader

Fernando Fader 10 Fernando Fader was a French-born Argentine painter of the Post-impressionist school.               

Ángel Vicente Peñaloza

Ángel Vicente Peñaloza 10 Ángel Vicente "Chacho" Peñaloza was a military officer and provincial leader prominent in both the history of La Rioja province and the Argentine civil wars that preceded national unity.

Pablo Riccheri

Pablo Riccheri 10 Pablo Riccheri was an Argentine army officer and minister of war during the second administration of president Julio Roca.

Sebastian Cabot (explorer)

Sebastian Cabot (explorer) 10 Sebastian Cabot was a Venetian explorer, likely born in the Venetian Republic and a Venetian citizen. He was the son of Venetian explorer John Cabot and his Venetian wife Mattea.

José Rivera Indarte

José Rivera Indarte 10 José Rivera Indarte was an Argentine poet and journalist. He was at times both a supporter and critic of Juan Manuel de Rosas, writing first the "Anthem of the Restorers" and later the "Blood tables".

Manuel José Olascoaga

Manuel José Olascoaga 10 Coronel Manuel José Olascoaga fue un ingeniero, intelectual, militar, escritor, artista, explorador y político argentino. Tuvo un papel relevante en la conquista del desierto. Fundador de Chos Malal y primer gobernador del Territorio Nacional del Neuquén. Autor de veinticuatro libros científicos y de interés general, uno de ellos premiado internacionalmente.

Genaro Berón de Astrada

Genaro Berón de Astrada 10 Juan Genaro Berón de Astrada fue un político y militar argentino, que gobernó la provincia de Corrientes en oposición al régimen de Juan Manuel de Rosas. Murió al frente de las tropas correntinas en la batalla de Pago Largo.

Michael (archangel)

Michael (archangel) 10 Michael, also called Saint Michael the Archangel, Archangel Michael and Saint Michael the Taxiarch is an archangel in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and the Baha'i faith. The earliest surviving mentions of his name are in third- and second-century-BC Jewish works, often but not always apocalyptic, where he is the chief of the angels and archangels, and he is the guardian prince of Israel and is responsible for the care of Israel. Christianity conserved nearly all the Jewish traditions concerning him, and he is mentioned explicitly in Revelation 12:7–12, where he does battle with Satan, and in the Epistle of Jude, where the author denounces heretics by contrasting them with Michael.

Atahualpa Yupanqui

Atahualpa Yupanqui 10 Atahualpa Yupanqui was an Argentine singer, songwriter, guitarist, and writer. He is considered one of the most important Argentine folk musicians of the 20th century.

Juan Agustín Maza

Juan Agustín Maza 10 Juan Agustín Maza was an Argentine statesman and lawyer. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina.

Pedro Eugenio Aramburu

Pedro Eugenio Aramburu 9 Pedro Eugenio Aramburu Silveti was an Argentine Army general who was the dictator of Argentina from November 13, 1955, to May 1, 1958. He was a major figure behind the Revolución Libertadora, the military coup against Juan Perón in 1955. He was kidnapped by the left-wing organization Montoneros on May 29, 1970, and assassinated as part of retaliation. He had been involved in the June 1956 execution of Army General Juan José Valle—associated with the Peronist movement— and 26 Peronist militants, after a botched attempt to overthrow his regime.

Drummer boy of Tacuarí

Drummer boy of Tacuarí 9 Pedro Ríos (1798–1811), better known as the Tambor de Tacuarí was a boy soldier who participated as a drummer in Manuel Belgrano's expedition to Paraguay (1810–11). He was killed in action while encouraging the troops at the battle of Tacuarí, where he also assisted a blinded officer. The drummer of Tacuarí became an iconic figure of the Argentine War of Independence.

Eduardo Wilde

Eduardo Wilde 9 Eduardo Wilde was an Argentine physician, politician, and writer, and among the most prominent intellectual figures of the modernizing Generation of '80 in Argentina.

Marcos Sastre

Marcos Sastre 9 Marcos Sastre was an Argentine writer, born in neighboring Uruguay. He founded, along with Juan B. Alberdi, Juan María Gutiérrez and Esteban Echeverría, the Salón Literario, the beginning of the Generation of '37.

Arturo Frondizi

Arturo Frondizi 9 Arturo Frondizi Ércoli was an Argentine lawyer, journalist, teacher and politician, who was elected President of Argentina and ruled between May 1, 1958, and March 29, 1962, when he was overthrown by a military coup.

José Antonio Álvarez Condarco

José Antonio Álvarez Condarco 9 José Antonio Álvarez Condarco (1780–1855) was an Argentinian soldier, manufacturer of explosives and cartographer. He also served as Aide-de-camp and private secretary to general José de San Martín.

Martín del Barco Centenera

Martín del Barco Centenera 9 Martín del Barco Centenera was a Spanish cleric, explorer and author.                               

Santos Vega

Santos Vega 9 Santos Vega was a mythical Argentine gaucho, and invincible payador, who was only defeated by the Devil himself, disguised as the payador Juan sin Ropa.

Nicasio Oroño

Nicasio Oroño 9 Nicasio V. Oroño was an Argentine politician and lawyer, and governor of Santa Fe between 1865 and 1868.

Saint Anne

Saint Anne 9 According to apocrypha, as well as Christian and Islamic tradition, Saint Anne was the mother of Mary, the wife of Joachim and the maternal grandmother of Jesus. Mary's mother is not named in the Bible's canonical gospels. In writing, Anne's name and that of her husband Joachim come only from New Testament apocrypha, of which the Gospel of James seems to be the earliest that mentions them. The mother of Mary is mentioned but not named in the Quran.

Isabella I of Castile

Isabella I of Castile 9 Isabella I, also called Isabella the Catholic, was Queen of Castile and León from 1474 until her death in 1504. She was also Queen of Aragon from 1479 until her death as the wife of King Ferdinand II. Reigning together over a dynastically unified Spain, Isabella and Ferdinand are known as the Catholic Monarchs.

Luis Agote

Luis Agote 9 Luis Agote was an Argentine physician and researcher. He was the first to perform a non-direct blood transfusion using sodium citrate as an anticoagulant. The procedure took place in Rawson hospital in the city of Buenos Aires on November 9, 1914. Agote was the first to perform this procedure in the Americas. Agote worked independently and separately from the Belgian surgeon Albert Hustin, who discovered that sodium citrate in tolerable quantities could anticoagulate blood for transfusion on March 27, 1914.

Amancio Alcorta

Amancio Alcorta 9 Amancio Alcorta was an Argentine legal theorist, conservative politician and diplomat.             

Cipriano Catriel

Cipriano Catriel 9 Cipriano Catriel fue un cacique principal de la dinastía de los Catriel. Coronel del Ejército Argentino. Mantuvo leales y respetuosas relaciones de paz con los criollos argentinos. Al frente de sus guerreros, colaboró con el Ejército Argentino para imponer el orden en la campaña de la Provincia de Buenos Aires.

Emilio Mitre

Emilio Mitre 9 Emilio Mitre was an Argentine Lieutenant General who participated in the Paraguayan War. He was the brother of Bartolomé Mitre and participated across the Uruguayan Civil War and the Argentine Civil Wars.

Pedro Molina Mazariegos

Pedro Molina Mazariegos 9 Pedro José Antonio Molina Mazariegos was a Central American politician, considered one of the founders of liberalism in Guatemala.

Patricias Argentinas

Patricias Argentinas 9 Patricias Argentinas was fourteen women who on 30 May 1812 called for the collection of funds for the equipment of the rebel army fighting for freedom from Spain during the Argentine War of Independence. Each one of the signatures of the list financed one pistol each, and their example was followed by others. This was considered vital for the success of the war, as the Argentine army was very insufficiently equipped at the time.

Diego de Villarroel

Diego de Villarroel 9 Diego de Villarroel nacido como Diego González de Villarroel y Aguirre Meneses era un hidalgo, militar, conquistador y colonizador español que fuera nombrado en 1554 como segundo alcalde de primer voto de la ciudad de Santiago del Estero y posteriormente como teniente general de la gobernación del Tucumán desde 1565, para fundar la nueva ciudad homónima que sería centro administrativo de su jurisdicción territorial, la cual gestionó con el título global de teniente de gobernador general de San Miguel de Tucumán. Ocuparía el cargo de teniente general hasta 1567, exceptuando unos meses que fuera ocupado por el capitán Gaspar de Medina, y el de teniente de gobernador hasta 1569.

Victoria Ocampo

Victoria Ocampo 9 Ramona Victoria Epifanía Rufina Ocampo was an Argentine writer and intellectual. Best known as an advocate for others and as publisher of the literary magazine Sur, she was also a writer and critic in her own right and one of the most prominent South American women of her time. Her sister was Silvina Ocampo, also a writer. She was nominated for the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Lucio Victorio Mansilla

Lucio Victorio Mansilla 9 Lucio Victorio Mansilla was an Argentinean general, journalist, politician and diplomat. He was later governor of the territory of the Gran Chaco between 1878 and 1879.

Constancio C. Vigil

Constancio C. Vigil 9 Constancio Cecilio Vigil Olid was a Uruguayan-Argentine writer and prominent publisher.             

Miguel Ángel Juárez

Miguel Ángel Juárez 9 Miguel Ángel Juárez Celman was an Argentine lawyer and politician. President of the Nation from October 12, 1886 until his resignation on August 6, 1890.

Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas 9 Saint Nicholas of Myra, also known as Nicholas of Bari, was an early Christian bishop of Greek descent from the maritime city of Patara in Anatolia during the time of the Roman Empire. Because of the many miracles attributed to his intercession, he is also known as Nicholas the Wonderworker. Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors, merchants, archers, repentant thieves, children, brewers, pawnbrokers, toymakers, unmarried people, and students in various cities and countries around Europe. His reputation evolved among the pious, as was common for early Christian saints, and his legendary habit of secret gift-giving gave rise to the traditional model of Santa Claus through Sinterklaas.

José Ignacio Rucci

José Ignacio Rucci 9 José Ignacio Rucci was an Argentine politician and union leader, appointed general secretary of the CGT in 1970. Close to the Argentine president Juan Perón, and a chief representative of the "syndical bureaucracy" ; he was assassinated in 1973.

Eustoquio Díaz Vélez

Eustoquio Díaz Vélez 8 Eustoquio Antonio Díaz Vélez was an Argentine military officer who fought against the British invasions of the Río de la Plata, participated in the May Revolution, in the war of independence and in the Argentine civil wars.

Thomas the Apostle

Thomas the Apostle 8 Thomas the Apostle, also known as Didymus, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus according to the New Testament. Thomas is commonly known as "Doubting Thomas" because he initially doubted the resurrection of Jesus Christ when he was told of it ; he later confessed his faith on seeing the places where the wounds had healed on the holy body of Jesus after the Crucifixion of Jesus. While it is often assumed he touched the wounds in art and poetry, the scriptures do not say that he touched the wounds.

Saint Roch

Saint Roch 8 Roch, also called Rock in English, was a Majorcan Catholic confessor whose death is commemorated on 16 August and 9 September in Italy; he was especially invoked against the plague. He has the designation of Rollox in Glasgow, Scotland, said to be a corruption of Roch's Loch, which referred to a small loch once near a chapel dedicated to Roch in 1506.

Pope Pius XII

Pope Pius XII 8 Pope Pius XII was head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State from 2 March 1939 until his death in October 1958. Before his election to the papacy, he served as secretary of the Department of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs, papal nuncio to Germany, and Cardinal Secretary of State, in which capacity he worked to conclude treaties with various European and Latin American nations, including the Reichskonkordat treaty with the German Reich.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln 8 Abraham Lincoln was an American lawyer, politician, and statesman, who served as the 16th president of the United States, from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War, defending the nation as a constitutional union, defeating the insurgent Confederacy, playing a major role in the abolition of slavery, expanding the power of the federal government, and modernizing the U.S. economy.

Nazario Benavídez

Nazario Benavídez 8 José Nazario Benavídez was an Argentine soldier who rose to the rank of Brigadier General and played a leading role in the Argentine Civil Wars. He was Governor of San Juan Province, Argentina, for almost twenty years in the mid-nineteenth century. His lengthy political career during a period of great turbulence was due to the great respect in which he was held by enemies as well as friends. After leaving office he was imprisoned and then murdered by his guards.

José María Moreno

José María Moreno 8 José María Moreno fue un abogado y político argentino. Era sobrino de Mariano Moreno.               

Anatole France

Anatole France 8 Anatole France was a French poet, journalist, and novelist with several best-sellers. Ironic and skeptical, he was considered in his day the ideal French man of letters. He was a member of the Académie Française, and won the 1921 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of his brilliant literary achievements, characterized as they are by a nobility of style, a profound human sympathy, grace, and a true Gallic temperament".

Felipe Varela

Felipe Varela 8 Felipe Varela fue un estanciero y militar argentino, líder del último pronunciamiento de los caudillos del interior contra la hegemonía política conquistada por la provincia de Buenos Aires en la batalla de Pavón. Contrario a la Guerra del Paraguay o Guerra de la Triple Alianza, fue apodado el Quijote de los Andes por el desafío que plantó al gobierno central con un reducido ejército de menos de cinco mil hombres, desde la región andina y cuyana durante varios años. Finalmente derrotado, murió exiliado en Chile.

Juana Paula Manso

Juana Paula Manso 8 Juana Paula Manso was an Argentine writer, translator, journalist, teacher and feminist who advocated for better educational reform and better educational accessibility for women.

Benito Quinquela Martín

Benito Quinquela Martín 8 Benito Quinquela Martín was an Argentine painter. Quinquela Martín is considered the port painter-par-excellence and one of the most popular Argentine painters. His paintings of port scenes show the activity, vigor and roughness of the daily life in the port of La Boca.

Bernardo Houssay

Bernardo Houssay 8 Bernardo Alberto Houssay was an Argentine physiologist. Houssay was a co-recipient of the 1947 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for discovering the role played by pituitary hormones in regulating the amount of glucose in animals, sharing the prize with Carl Ferdinand Cori and Gerty Cori. He is the first Latin American Nobel laureate in the sciences.

Florencio Varela (writer)

Florencio Varela (writer) 8 Florencio Varela was an Argentine writer, poet, journalist and educator.                           

Wilhelm von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt 8 Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand von Humboldt was a German philosopher, linguist, government functionary, diplomat, and founder of the Humboldt University of Berlin, which was named after him in 1949.

Ramón J. Cárcano

Ramón J. Cárcano 8 Ramón José Cárcano was an Argentine lawyer, historian and politician who served as Governor of Córdoba from 1913 to 1916, and from 1925 to 1928.

Martina Silva de Gurruchaga

Martina Silva de Gurruchaga 8 Martina Silva de Gurruchaga, also known as Doña Martina Silva, was an Argentine patriot. She was known for her actions before and during the Battle of Salta in which she earned the rank of captain.

Juan Francisco Seguí (padre)

Juan Francisco Seguí (padre) 8 Juan Francisco Seguí fue un abogado y político argentino, ministro de gobierno del caudillo de su provincia Estanislao López.

Francisco Fernández de la Cruz

Francisco Fernández de la Cruz 8 Francisco Fernández de la Cruz, fue un militar argentino, que luchó en la guerra de la Independencia de su país y ocupó algunos cargos políticos. Es especialmente conocido por haber sido despojado del mando del Ejército del Norte en enero de 1820, en el llamado "Motín de Arequito".

Diego de Almagro

Diego de Almagro 7 Diego de Almagro, also known as El Adelantado and El Viejo, was a Spanish conquistador known for his exploits in western South America. He participated with Francisco Pizarro in the Spanish conquest of Peru. While subduing the Inca Empire he laid the foundation for Quito and Trujillo as Spanish cities in present-day Ecuador and Peru respectively. From Peru, Almagro led the first Spanish military expedition to central Chile. Back in Peru, a longstanding conflict with Pizarro over the control of the former Inca capital of Cuzco erupted into a civil war between the two bands of conquistadores. In the battle of Las Salinas in 1538, Almagro was defeated by the Pizarro brothers and months later he was executed.

Carlos Calvo (historian)

Carlos Calvo (historian) 7 Carlos Calvo was an Argentine publicist and diplomat who made influential contributions to international law. He is most well known for the Calvo Doctrine in international law, which holds that jurisdiction in international investment disputes lies with the country in which the investment is located.

Francisco Beiró

Francisco Beiró 7 Francisco Beiró was an Argentine politician and lawyer, who was elected to Vice President of Argentina with Hipólito Yrigoyen as President, but died before taking office. He was also National Deputy between 1918 and 1922 and Minister of Interior during the first presidency of Yrigoyen.

Benjamín Victorica

Benjamín Victorica 7 Benjamín Victorica fue un abogado y militar argentino que alcanzó el grado de general de brigada. Se desempeñó como diputado nacional, senador nacional (1863–1871), ministro de Guerra y Marina bajo las presidencias de Santiago Derqui (1860–1861) y Julio A. Roca (1880–1886), y miembro de la Corte Suprema de Justicia (1887–1892) nombrado por el presidente Miguel Juárez Celman con acuerdo del Senado, de la que fue presidente hasta su jubilación en 1892.

Sebastián de Belalcázar

Sebastián de Belalcázar 7 Sebastián Moyano y Cabrera, best known as Sebastián de Belalcázar was a Spanish conquistador. Belalcázar, also written as Benalcázar, is known as the founder of important early colonial cities in the northwestern part of South America; Quito in 1534 and Cali, Pasto and Popayán in 1537. Belalcázar led expeditions in present-day Ecuador and Colombia and died of natural causes after being sentenced to death in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia in 1551.

Che Guevara

Che Guevara 7 Ernesto "Che" Guevara was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and global insignia in popular culture.

Valentín Alsina

Valentín Alsina 7 Valentín Alsina was an Argentine lawyer and politician.                                             

Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi 7 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist and political ethicist who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India's independence from British rule. He inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā, first applied to him in South Africa in 1914, is now used throughout the world.

Manuela Pedraza

Manuela Pedraza 7 Manuela Hurtado y Pedraza was a woman who fought in the reconquest of Buenos Aires after the first British invasion of 1806. Her participation was considered heroic during the last battle, and her role was recognized by the Commander of the Buenos Aires forces, Santiago de Liniers.

Mario Bravo

Mario Bravo 7 Mario Humberto Nicolás Bravo was an Argentine politician and writer.                               

Luis Huergo

Luis Huergo 7 Luis Augusto Huergo was an Argentine engineer prominent in the development of his country's ports. 

Pope Francis

Pope Francis 7 Pope Francis is the Pope and head of the Catholic Church, the bishop of Rome and sovereign of the Vatican City State. He is the first pope to be a member of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), the first one from the Americas, the first one from the Southern Hemisphere, and the first one born or raised outside Europe since the 8th-century papacy of the Syrian Pope Gregory III.

Roque González y de Santa Cruz

Roque González y de Santa Cruz 7 Roque González de Santa Cruz, SJ was a Jesuit priest who was the first missionary among the Guarani people in Paraguay. He is honored as a martyr and saint by the Catholic Church.

James Monroe

James Monroe 7 James Monroe was an American statesman, lawyer, diplomat, and Founding Father who served as the fifth president of the United States from 1817 to 1825, a member of the Democratic-Republican Party. He was the last Founding Father to serve as president as well as the last president of the Virginia dynasty. His presidency coincided with the Era of Good Feelings, concluding the First Party System era of American politics. He issued the Monroe Doctrine, a policy of limiting European colonialism in the Americas. Monroe previously served as governor of Virginia, a member of the United States Senate, U.S. ambassador to France and Britain, the seventh secretary of state, and the eighth secretary of war.

Ignatius of Loyola

Ignatius of Loyola 7 Ignatius of Loyola, venerated as Saint Ignatius of Loyola, was a Spanish Catholic priest and theologian, who, with six companions, founded the religious order of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), and became its first Superior General, in Paris in 1541.

Florencio Sánchez

Florencio Sánchez 7 Florencio Sánchez was a Uruguayan playwright, journalist and political figure. He is considered one of the founding fathers of theater in the River Plate region of Argentina and Uruguay.

Nicolás Levalle

Nicolás Levalle 7 Nicolás Levalle (1840-1902) was an Argentine military officer, who took part in several military campaigns, including the Battle of Cepeda, Battle of Pavón on occasion of civil wars, and the Battle of Pehuajó and Battle of Yatay, during the Paraguayan War.

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin 7 Charles Robert Darwin was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, widely known for his contributions to evolutionary biology. His proposition that all species of life have descended from a common ancestor is now generally accepted and considered a fundamental concept in science. In a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, he introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding. Darwin has been described as one of the most influential figures in human history and was honoured by burial in Westminster Abbey.

Juan Ramón Vidal

Juan Ramón Vidal 7 Juan Ramón Vidal fue un abogado y político argentino, que ejerció como gobernador de la provincia de Corrientes en dos oportunidades, a fines del siglo XIX y principios del siglo XX.

Salvador María del Carril

Salvador María del Carril 7 Salvador María del Carril was a prominent Argentine jurist and policy-maker, as well as his country's first Vice President.

Antonio Machado

Antonio Machado 7 Antonio Cipriano José María y Francisco de Santa Ana Machado y Ruiz, known as Antonio Machado, was a Spanish poet and one of the leading figures of the Spanish literary movement known as the Generation of '98. His work, initially modernist, evolved towards an intimate form of symbolism with romantic traits. He gradually developed a style characterised by both an engagement with humanity on one side and an almost Taoist contemplation of existence on the other, a synthesis that according to Machado echoed the most ancient popular wisdom. In Gerardo Diego's words, Machado "spoke in verse and lived in poetry."

Pedro Echagüe

Pedro Echagüe 7 Pedro Echagüe, escritor, poeta, docente, periodista, dramaturgo, fundador de tres periódicos argentinos, nacido en Buenos Aires el 8 de octubre de 1828. Fallecido en San Juan el 5 de julio de 1889.

Pedro Giachino

Pedro Giachino 7 Capitan de Corbeta Pedro Edgardo Giachino, was an Argentine Navy officer who became the first serviceman killed in action during the Falklands War.

Carlos Tejedor (politician)

Carlos Tejedor (politician) 7 Carlos Tejedor was an Argentine jurist and politician, Governor of Buenos Aires Province between 1878 and 1880. Tejedor was a prominent figure in the movement against the Federalization of Buenos Aires.

George Washington

George Washington 6 George Washington was an American Founding Father, military officer, and politician who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Appointed by the Second Continental Congress as commander of the Continental Army in 1775, Washington led Patriot forces to victory in the American Revolutionary War and then served as president of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, which drafted and ratified the Constitution of the United States and established the U.S. federal government. Washington has thus become commonly known as the "Father of his Country".

Saint George

Saint George 6 Saint George, also George of Lydda, was an early Christian martyr who is venerated as a saint in Christianity. According to tradition, he was a soldier in the Roman army. Of Cappadocian Greek origin, he became a member of the Praetorian Guard for Roman emperor Diocletian, but was sentenced to death for refusing to recant his Christian faith. He became one of the most venerated saints, heroes and megalomartyrs in Christianity, and he has been especially venerated as a military saint since the Crusades. He is respected by Christians, Druze, as well as some Muslims as a martyr of monotheistic faith.

José Fagnano

José Fagnano 6 José Fagnano Vero fue un sacerdote misionero salesiano que dedicó la mayor parte de su vida a la misión evangelizadora de Juan Bosco, principalmente en la Patagonia.

Luis María Campos

Luis María Campos 6 Luis María Campos was an Argentine general and founder of the Argentine Escuela Superior de Guerra, which is now named after him.

Emilio Lamarca

Emilio Lamarca 6 Emilio Lamarca fue un abogado, ingeniero, escritor y docente argentino, defensor de la educación católica en su país, oponiéndose al gobierno de Julio Argentino Roca (PAN).

Ramón Lorenzo Falcón

Ramón Lorenzo Falcón 6 Ramón Lorenzo Falcón was an Argentine Army officer, politician, and Chief of the Argentine Federal Police.

Eduardo Elordi

Eduardo Elordi 6 Eduardo Elordi fue un político argentino que se desempeñó como gobernador del Territorio Nacional del Neuquén por cuatro períodos consecutivos entre 1906 y 1918. Desde entonces, se desempeñó como director general de Territorios Nacionales hasta su fallecimiento en 1938. En 1926, fue interventor del Territorio Nacional de Río Negro.

Leonardo Rosales

Leonardo Rosales 6 Leonardo Rosales fue un marino argentino que durante la Guerra de Independencia de la Argentina luchó en la Campaña Naval de 1814. Combatió en las guerras civiles argentinas y en la Guerra con el Imperio del Brasil.

Juan Vucetich

Juan Vucetich 6 Juan Vucetich Kovacevich was an Argentine - Croatian anthropologist and police official who pioneered the use of dactyloscopy.

Luis Vernet

Luis Vernet 6 Luis Vernet was a merchant from Hamburg of Huguenot descent. Vernet established a settlement on East Falkland in 1828, after first seeking approval from both the British and Argentine authorities. As such, Vernet is a controversial figure in the history of the Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute.

Antonino Aberastain

Antonino Aberastain 6 Antonino Aberastain fue un abogado y político argentino, líder liberal de la provincia de San Juan, gobernador en el año 1861, ejecutado después de la batalla de Rinconada del Pocito.

Juan José Valle

Juan José Valle 6 Juan José Valle was an Argentine general who headed a rebellion in 1956 against General Pedro Eugenio Aramburu's dictatorship.

Elpidio González

Elpidio González 6 Elpidio González was an Argentine politician of the Radical Civic Union. He was Vice President from 1922 to 1928 in the Marcelo T. de Alvear administration.

Antonio Álvarez Jonte

Antonio Álvarez Jonte 6 Antonio Álvarez Jonte was an Argentine politician. He was born in Madrid in 1784 and moved with parents to Córdoba when young. He studied law at Córdoba University and obtained his doctorate at the Real Universidad de San Felipe in Santiago de Chile. He opened a law practice in Buenos Aires, and lived there at the time of the British invasions. He offered his services as volunteer in the militia but was declined due to poor health.

Rita of Cascia

Rita of Cascia 6 Rita of Cascia, OSA, was an Italian widow and Augustinian nun. After Rita's husband died, she joined an Augustinian community of religious sisters, where she was known both for practicing mortification of the flesh and for the efficacy of her prayers. Various miracles are attributed to her intercession, and she is often portrayed with a bleeding wound on her forehead, which is understood to indicate a partial stigmata.

Juan Bautista Ambrosetti

Juan Bautista Ambrosetti 6 Juan Bautista Ambrosetti was an Argentine archaeologist, ethnographer and naturalist who helped pioneer anthropology in his country.

Juan Bautista Bustos

Juan Bautista Bustos 6 Juan Bautista Bustos was an Argentine politician and military leader who participated in the British invasions of the River Plate and the Argentine Civil Wars. In 1820, he became the first constitutional Governor of Córdoba.

Arturo Capdevila

Arturo Capdevila 6 Arturo Capdevila fue un poeta, dramaturgo, narrador, ensayista, abogado, juez, profesor de filosofía y sociología e historiador argentino.

José Eusebio Colombres

José Eusebio Colombres 6 José Eusebio Colombres was an Argentine statesman and bishop. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán of 9 July 1816 which declared the Independence of Argentina, and is credited with the foundation of the important sugar cane industry in Tucumán Province.

Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona 6 Diego Armando Maradona was an Argentine professional football player and manager. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport, he was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century award.

Máximo Gómez

Máximo Gómez 6 Máximo Gómez y Báez was a Dominican Generalissimo in Cuba's War of Independence (1895–1898). He was known for his controversial scorched-earth policy, which entailed dynamiting passenger trains and torching the Spanish loyalists' property and sugar plantations—including many owned by Americans. He greatly increased the efficacy of the attacks by torturing and killing not only Spanish soldiers, but also Spanish sympathizers and especially Cubans loyal to Spain. By the time the Spanish–American War broke out in April 1898, the rebellion was virtually defeated in most of Western Cuba, with only a few operating pockets in the center and the east. He refused to join forces with the Spanish in fighting off the United States, and he retired to the Quinta de los Molinos, a luxury villa outside of Havana after the war's end formerly used by captains generals as summer residence.

Federico Rauch

Federico Rauch 6 Federico Rauch was a German-born colonel of Argentina. He died in the Battle of Vizcacheras.       

Francisco de Biedma y Narváez

Francisco de Biedma y Narváez 6 Francisco de Biedma y Narváez o bien Francisco de Viedma, marino español, explorador de la costa patagónica argentina y fundador de poblaciones en 1779. Fue gobernador de la nueva Intendencia de Cochabamba desde 1785.

Ángel Gallardo (civil engineer)

Ángel Gallardo (civil engineer) 6 Ángel Gallardo was an Argentine civil engineer, natural scientist and politician. He served variously as the president of the National Council of Education, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Rector of the University of Buenos Aires. He was recognised for his scientific work both in Argentina and abroad.

Lucio Norberto Mansilla

Lucio Norberto Mansilla 6 Lucio Norberto Mansilla was an Argentine soldier and politician. He was the first governor of the Entre Ríos Province and fought in the battle of Vuelta de Obligado.

Francis Xavier

Francis Xavier 6 Francis Xavier, SJ, venerated as Saint Francis Xavier, was a Spanish Catholic missionary and saint who co-founded the Society of Jesus and, as a representative of the Portuguese Empire, led the first Christian mission to Japan.

Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera

Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera 6 Jerónimo Luis de Cabrera was a Spanish conquistador, early colonial governor over much of what today is northwestern Argentina, and founder of the city of Córdoba.

Amado Nervo

Amado Nervo 6 Amado Nervo also known as Juan Crisóstomo Ruiz de Nervo, was a Mexican poet, journalist and educator. He also acted as Mexican Ambassador to Argentina and Uruguay. His poetry was known for its use of metaphor and reference to mysticism, presenting both love and religion, as well as Christianity and Hinduism. Nervo is noted as one of the most important Mexican poets of the 19th century.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven 6 Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. He is one of the most revered figures in the history of Western music; his works rank among the most performed of the classical music repertoire and span the transition from the Classical period to the Romantic era in classical music. Beethoven's career has conventionally been divided into early, middle, and late periods. His early period, during which he forged his craft, is typically considered to have lasted until 1802. From 1802 to around 1812, his middle period showed an individual development from the styles of Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and is sometimes characterized as heroic. During this time, he began to grow increasingly deaf. In his late period, from 1812 to 1827, he extended his innovations in musical form and expression.

Martín Zapata

Martín Zapata 5 Martín Zapata fue un político argentino, miembro del Congreso que sancionó la Constitución Argentina de 1853.

Miguel Lillo

Miguel Lillo 5 Miguel Ignacio Lillo was an Argentine naturalist and professor.                                     

Raphael (archangel)

Raphael (archangel) 5 Raphael is an archangel first mentioned in the Book of Tobit and in 1 Enoch, both estimated to date from between the 3rd and 2nd century BCE. In later Jewish tradition, he became identified as one of the three heavenly visitors entertained by Abraham at the Oak of Mamre. He is not named in either the New Testament or the Quran, but later Christian tradition identified him with healing and as the angel who stirred waters in the Pool of Bethesda in John 5:2–4, and in Islam, where his name is Israfil, he is understood to be the unnamed angel of Quran 6:73, standing eternally with a trumpet to his lips, ready to announce the Day of Judgment. In Gnostic tradition, Raphael is represented on the Ophite Diagram.

Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo 5 Augustine of Hippo, also known as Saint Augustine, was a theologian and philosopher of Berber origin and the bishop of Hippo Regius in Numidia, Roman North Africa. His writings influenced the development of Western philosophy and Western Christianity, and he is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers of the Latin Church in the Patristic Period. His many important works include The City of God, On Christian Doctrine, and Confessions.

José Félix Bogado

José Félix Bogado 5 José Félix Bogado fue un militar de origen paraguayo, que tuvo extensa participación en la Guerra de Independencia de Argentina y brevemente en las luchas contra los indígenas y la Guerra Civil de su país de adopción.

Ignacio Álvarez Thomas

Ignacio Álvarez Thomas 5 José Ignacio Álvarez Thomas was a South American military commander and politician of the early 19th century.

Julio Cortázar

Julio Cortázar 5 Julio Florencio Cortázar was an Argentine, naturalised French novelist, short story writer, essayist, and translator. Known as one of the founders of the Latin American Boom, Cortázar influenced an entire generation of Spanish-speaking readers and writers in America and Europe.

Carlos Saavedra Lamas

Carlos Saavedra Lamas 5 Carlos Saavedra Lamas was an Argentine academic and politician, and in 1936, the first Latin American Nobel Peace Prize recipient.

José Ignacio de la Roza

José Ignacio de la Roza 5 José Ignacio de la Roza fue un abogado y político argentino, que fue teniente gobernador de la actual provincia de San Juan y uno de los principales impulsores en esa provincia del cruce de los Andes.

Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux 5 Bernard of Clairvaux, O. Cist., venerated as Saint Bernard, was an abbot, mystic, co-founder of the Knights Templar, and a major leader in the reformation of the Benedictine Order through the nascent Cistercian Order.

Miguel de Andrea

Miguel de Andrea 5 Miguel de los Santos de Andrea fue un sacerdote católico argentino. Fue obispo titular de Temnos.   

Don Segundo Sombra

Don Segundo Sombra 5 Don Segundo Sombra is a 1926 novel by Argentine rancher Ricardo Güiraldes. Like José Hernández's poem of the 1870s, Martín Fierro, its protagonist is a gaucho. However, unlike Hernandez's poem, Don Segundo Sombra does not romanticize the figure of the gaucho, but simply examines the character as a shadow (sombra) cast across Argentine history.

Émile Zola

Émile Zola 5 Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola was a French novelist, journalist, playwright, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism. He was a major figure in the political liberalization of France and in the exoneration of the falsely accused and convicted army officer Alfred Dreyfus, which is encapsulated in his renowned newspaper opinion headlined J'Accuse…!  Zola was nominated for the first and second Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901 and 1902.

Emilio Civit

Emilio Civit 5 Emilio Civit fue un político argentino que ejerció los cargos de diputado, senador nacional, gobernador de la Provincia de Mendoza y Ministro de Obras Públicas y de Agricultura de la Nación. Hijo del también gobernador Francisco Civit.

Carlos Casares (governor)

Carlos Casares (governor) 5 Carlos Casares was an Argentine rancher, executive, and politician.                                 

Lope de Vega

Lope de Vega 5 Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio was a Spanish playwright, poet, and novelist who was a key figure in the Spanish Golden Age (1492–1659) of Baroque literature. In the literature of Spain, Lope de Vega is second to Miguel de Cervantes. Cervantes said that Lope de Vega was “The Phoenix of Wits” and “Monster of Nature”.

Hugo del Carril

Hugo del Carril 5 Pierre Bruno Hugo Fontana, otherwise known as Hugo del Carril, was an Argentine film actor, film director and tango singer of the classic era.

Thérèse of Lisieux

Thérèse of Lisieux 5 Therese of Lisieux, also known as Saint Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, was a French Discalced Carmelite who is widely venerated in modern times. She is popularly known in English as the Little Flower of Jesus, or simply the Little Flower, and in French as la petite Thérèse.

Juan Pujol García

Juan Pujol García 5 Juan Pujol García, also known as Joan Pujol i García, was a Spanish spy who acted as a double agent loyal to Great Britain against Nazi Germany during World War II, when he relocated to Britain to carry out fictitious spying activities for the Germans. He was given the codename Garbo by the British; their German counterparts codenamed him Alaric and referred to his non-existent spy network as "Arabal".

Túpac Amaru

Túpac Amaru 5 Túpac Amaru was the last Sapa Inca of the Neo-Inca State, the final remaining independent part of the Inca Empire. He was executed by the Spanish following a months-long pursuit after the fall of the Neo-Inca State.

Enrique Angelelli

Enrique Angelelli 5 Enrique Ángel Angelelli Carletti was a bishop of the Catholic Church in Argentina who was assassinated during the Dirty War for his involvement with social issues.

Héctor José Cámpora

Héctor José Cámpora 5 Héctor José Cámpora was an Argentine politician. A major figure of left-wing Peronism, Cámpora was briefly Argentine president from 25 May to 13 July 1973 and subsequently arranged for Juan Perón to run for president in an election that he subsequently won. The modern left-wing Peronist political youth organization La Cámpora is named after him. He was a dentist by trade.

Cecilia Grierson

Cecilia Grierson 5 Cecilia Grierson was an Argentine physician, reformer, nurse educator, feminist and prominent Freethinker. She had the distinction of being the first woman to receive a Medical Degree in Argentina.

Saint Sebastian

Saint Sebastian 5 Sebastian was an early Christian saint and martyr. According to traditional belief, he was killed during the Diocletianic Persecution of Christians. He was initially tied to a post or tree and shot with arrows, though this did not kill him. He was, according to tradition, rescued and healed by Irene of Rome, which became a popular subject in 17th-century painting. In all versions of the story, shortly after his recovery he went to Diocletian to warn him about his sins, and as a result was clubbed to death. He is venerated in the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church.

Agustín Gómez (gobernador)

Agustín Gómez (gobernador) 5 Agustín Gómez fue un militar y político argentino, que ejerció como gobernador de la provincia de San Juan entre 1878 y 1880.

Ramón Franco

Ramón Franco 5 Ramón Franco Bahamonde, was a Spanish pioneer of aviation, a political figure and brother of later caudillo Francisco Franco. Well before the Spanish Civil War, during the reign of Alfonso XIII, both brothers were acclaimed as national heroes in Spain; however, the two had strongly differing political views. However, with the "Ley de Unidad Sindical" of 26 January 1940, his brother Francisco realized many of Ramón's syndicalist political ideals. The syndicate law was unique in Europe and brought Spain a high level of social welfare, housing and labour protection without the high costs of social conflict between stakeholders that normally accompanied such social advancements in other countries. They had a less-known brother, Nicolás.

Rufino Ortega

Rufino Ortega 5 Rufino Ortega was an Argentine military man and politician.                                         

Antonio Ruiz de Montoya

Antonio Ruiz de Montoya 5 Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, SJ was a Jesuit priest and missionary in the Paraguayan Reductions.       

Luis Federico Leloir

Luis Federico Leloir 5 Luis Federico Leloir was an Argentine physician and biochemist who received the 1970 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of the metabolic pathways by which carbohydrates are synthesized and converted into energy in the body. Although born in France, Leloir received the majority of his education at the University of Buenos Aires and was director of the private research group Fundación Instituto Campomar until his death in 1987. His research into sugar nucleotides, carbohydrate metabolism, and renal hypertension garnered international attention and led to significant progress in understanding, diagnosing and treating the congenital disease galactosemia. Leloir is buried in La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires.

Juan Cruz Varela

Juan Cruz Varela 5 Juan Cruz Varela fue un escritor, periodista y político argentino, hermano del líder unitario Florencio y tío del juez de la Corte Suprema de Justicia Luis Vicente.


Homer 5 Homer was a Greek poet who is credited as the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are foundational works of ancient Greek literature. Homer is considered one of the most revered and influential authors in history.

Máximo Paz

Máximo Paz 5 Máximo Paz was an Argentine politician who served as Senator, Deputy and Governor of the Province of Buenos Aires.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical period. Despite his short life, his rapid pace of composition resulted in more than 800 works representing virtually every Western classical genre of his time. Many of these compositions are acknowledged as pinnacles of the symphonic, concertante, chamber, operatic, and choral repertoire. Mozart is widely regarded as being one of the greatest composers in the history of Western music, with his music admired for its "melodic beauty, its formal elegance and its richness of harmony and texture".

Mark the Evangelist

Mark the Evangelist 5 Mark the Evangelist also known as John Mark or Saint Mark, is the person who is traditionally ascribed to be the author of the Gospel of Mark. Modern Bible scholars have concluded that the Gospel of Mark was written by an anonymous author rather than an identifiable historical figure. According to Church tradition, Mark founded the episcopal see of Alexandria, which was one of the five most important sees of early Christianity. His feast day is celebrated on April 25, and his symbol is the winged lion.

Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo 5 Victor-Marie Hugo, vicomte Hugo, sometimes nicknamed the Ocean Man, was a French Romantic writer and politician. During a literary career that spanned more than sixty years, he wrote in a variety of genres and forms.

Gaspar Campos

Gaspar Campos 5 Gaspar Campos fue un militar argentino que participó en las guerras civiles de su país, contra los indígenas y en la guerra del Paraguay, durante la cual cayó prisionero y murió comido por las hormigas en Paraguay.

Martiniano Chilavert

Martiniano Chilavert 5 Martiniano Chilavert was a 19th-century Argentine military officer who took part in the country's civil wars between the Unitarians and the Federales. Originally a Unitarian opponent of Federalist leader of Juan Manuel de Rosas, Chilavert turned to the Federalists after the Battle of Vuelta de Obligado. Chilavert was motivated by Rosas' resistance to the British and French and the other Unitarian leaders' alliance with foreign powers like the Empire of Brazil. The day after the Federalist defeat in the Battle of Caseros, which brought about the fall of Rosas regime, Chilavert was taken in custody. He was set for execution by shooting on the charge of treason upon direct orders of Unitarian leader Justo José de Urquiza. He was instead stabbed and killed with bayonets by the members of the firing squad after resisting to be shot in the back, a punishment commonly reserved for traitors.

Timoteo Gordillo

Timoteo Gordillo 5 Timoteo Cristóbal Gordillo fue un empresario argentino que se especializó en el servicio de diligencias y correos por el interior de la Confederación Argentina, modernizando las comunicaciones internas del país y llegando a casi monopolizar el transporte de personas y mercaderías por tierra.

Marcellin Champagnat

Marcellin Champagnat 5 Marcellin Joseph Benedict Champagnat, FMS was a French Catholic religious born in Le Rosey, village of Marlhes, near St. Etienne (Loire), France. He was the founder of the Marist Brothers, a religious congregation of brothers in the Catholic Church devoted to Mary and dedicated to education. His feast day is 6 June, his death anniversary.

William Henry Hudson

William Henry Hudson 5 William Henry Hudson, known in Argentina as Guillermo Enrique Hudson, was an Anglo-Argentine author, naturalist and ornithologist.

Jules Verne

Jules Verne 4 Jules Gabriel Verne was a French novelist, poet, and playwright. His collaboration with the publisher Pierre-Jules Hetzel led to the creation of the Voyages extraordinaires, a series of bestselling adventure novels including Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas (1870), and Around the World in Eighty Days (1872). His novels, always well documented, are generally set in the second half of the 19th century, taking into account the technological advances of the time.

Juan Zelarayán

Juan Zelarayán 4 Juan Zelarayán Montenegro -citado con frecuencia como Juan Zelarrayán- fue un militar argentino que llegó al grado de coronel, y siendo comandante de la fortaleza Protectora Argentina, se sublevó contra Rosas en 1838.

Juan Crisóstomo Álvarez

Juan Crisóstomo Álvarez 4 Juan Crisóstomo Álvarez, militar argentino, que se distinguió por su valentía en la guerra civil, luchando en el bando unitario.

Juan Felipe Ibarra

Juan Felipe Ibarra 4 Juan Felipe Ibarra was an Argentine soldier and politician. He was one of the caudillos who dominated the Argentine interior during the formation of the national state, and ruled the province of his birth for decades.

Honorio Pueyrredón

Honorio Pueyrredón 4 Honorio Pueyrredón was an Argentine lawyer, university professor, diplomat and politician.         

Francisco Díaz (gobernador de San Juan)

Francisco Díaz (gobernador de San Juan) 4 Francisco Domingo Díaz Oro fue un coronel del ejército de la Confederación Argentina, peleó en la batalla de Angaco y fue dos veces gobernador de la provincia de San Juan, Argentina. Fue miembro del Partido Federal aunque su gestión de gobierno se vio ampliamente influenciada por el Partido Unitario.

Bonifacio Ruiz de los Llanos

Bonifacio Ruiz de los Llanos 4 Manuel Bonifacio Ruiz de los Llanos fue un militar que actuó en el Ejército Auxiliar del Norte durante la guerra gaucha, movimiento independentista de las Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata. Esta contienda revolucionaria se libró contra los realistas fieles a la Corona de España en el norte de la Argentina y lo que hoy es el sur de Bolivia entre 1810 y 1825.

Aarón Castellanos

Aarón Castellanos 4 Aarón Castellanos was an Argentine businessman and military commander. He founded the city of Esperanza in the Santa Fe Province. A locality bearing his name, is also named after him.

Martín García Mérou

Martín García Mérou 4 Martín García Mérou fue poeta, novelista y ensayista, pero fueron sus valiosas críticas literarias las que lo volvieron reconocido, tarea limitada por su condición de diplomático y político. Entre sus obras se encuentran: Estudios literarios (1884), Libros y autores (1886,), Juan Bautista Alberdi (1890), Recuerdos literarios (1891), Confidencias literarias (1894), Ensayo sobre Echeverría (1894,) y El Brasil Intelectual: impresiones y notas literarias (1900,). Falleció joven, a los 43 años.

Martín Coronado

Martín Coronado 4 Martín Coronado fue un periodista, poeta y dramaturgo argentino. A pesar de que ya publicaba obras desde 1873, recién es reconocido en 1902, gracias a La piedra del escándalo.

José Martí

José Martí 4 José Julián Martí Pérez was a Cuban nationalist, poet, philosopher, essayist, journalist, translator, professor, and publisher, who is considered a Cuban national hero because of his role in the liberation of his country from Spain. He was also an important figure in Latin American literature. He was very politically active and is considered an important philosopher and political theorist. Through his writings and political activity, he became a symbol of Cuba's bid for independence from the Spanish Empire in the 19th century, and is referred to as the "Apostle of Cuban Independence". From adolescence on, he dedicated his life to the promotion of liberty, political independence for Cuba, and intellectual independence for all Spanish Americans; his death was used as a cry for Cuban independence from Spain by both the Cuban revolutionaries and those Cubans previously reluctant to start a revolt.

Alessandro Volta

Alessandro Volta 4 Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta was an Italian physicist and chemist who was a pioneer of electricity and power and is credited as the inventor of the electric battery and the discoverer of methane. He invented the voltaic pile in 1799, and reported the results of his experiments in 1800 in a two-part letter to the president of the Royal Society. With this invention Volta proved that electricity could be generated chemically and debunked the prevalent theory that electricity was generated solely by living beings. Volta's invention sparked a great amount of scientific excitement and led others to conduct similar experiments, which eventually led to the development of the field of electrochemistry.

Andrew the Apostle

Andrew the Apostle 4 Andrew the Apostle, also called Saint Andrew, was an apostle of Jesus. According to the New Testament, he was a fisherman and one of the Twelve Apostles chosen by Jesus. The title First-Called stems from the Gospel of John, where Andrew, initially a disciple of John the Baptist, follows Jesus and, recognizing him as the Messiah, introduces his brother Simon Peter to him.

Absalón Rojas

Absalón Rojas 4 Absalón Rojas fue un ganadero, periodista y político argentino, que ocupó en dos oportunidades el cargo de gobernador de la provincia de Santiago del Estero.

Jean Jaurès

Jean Jaurès 4 Auguste Marie Joseph Jean Léon Jaurès, commonly referred to as Jean Jaurès, was a French Socialist leader. Initially a Moderate Republican, he later became one of the first social democrats and the leader of the French Socialist Party, which opposed Jules Guesde's revolutionary Socialist Party of France. The two parties merged in 1905 in the French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO). An antimilitarist, Jaurès was assassinated in 1914 at the outbreak of World War I, but remains one of the main historical figures of the French Left. As a heterodox Marxist, Jaurès rejected the concept of the dictatorship of the proletariat and tried to conciliate idealism and materialism, individualism and collectivism, democracy and class struggle, patriotism and internationalism.

Eduardo Sívori

Eduardo Sívori 4 Eduardo Sívori was an Argentine artist widely regarded as his country's first realist painter.     

Roberto Fontanarrosa

Roberto Fontanarrosa 4 Roberto Alfredo Fontanarrosa, known popularly as El Negro Fontanarrosa, was an Argentine cartoonist, comics artist and writer. During his extended career, Fontanarrosa became one of the most acclaimed historieta artists of his country, as well as a respected fiction and short story writer. He created two hugely popular comic strips, as well as their parodic protagonists: Inodoro Pereyra, a gaucho, and Boogie, el aceitoso, a gun-for-hire. He also created the comic book Los Clásicos según Fontanarrosa, which contained a selection of humorous parodies of universal literature mainstays originally published in the magazine Chaupinela, in the 1970s.

Giacomo Debenedetti

Giacomo Debenedetti 4 Giacomo Debenedetti was an Italian writer, essayist and literary critic. He was one of the greatest interpreters of literary criticism in Italy in the 20th century, one of the first to embrace the lessons of psychoanalysis and the human sciences in general, and among the first to grasp the full extent of Marcel Proust's genius.

Enrique Santos Discépolo

Enrique Santos Discépolo 4 Enrique Santos Discépolo (Discepolín) was an Argentine tango and milonga musician and composer, author of famous tangos like Cambalache and many others performed by several of the most important singers of his time, amongst them notably Carlos Gardel. He was also a filmmaker, actor and screenwriter.

Dominic Savio

Dominic Savio 4 Dominic Savio was an Italian student of John Bosco. He was studying to be a priest when he became ill and died at the age of 14, possibly from pleurisy. He was noted for his piety and devotion to the Catholic faith, and was canonized a saint by Pope Pius XII in 1954.

Cayetano José Rodríguez

Cayetano José Rodríguez 4 Cayetano José Rodríguez was an Argentine cleric, journalist and poet. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán of 9 July 1816 which declared the Independence of Argentina.

Roberto Payró

Roberto Payró 4 Roberto Jorge Payró was an Argentine writer and journalist.                                         

Facundo Zuviría

Facundo Zuviría 4 Facundo de Zuviría nacido como José Facundo de Zuviría y Escobar Castellanos fue un jurisconsulto y político argentino que como opositor a Juan Manuel de Rosas tuvo que exiliarse a Bolivia. Fue diputado y presidente del Congreso Nacional que culminaría con la sanción de la Constitución Argentina de 1853, además de haber sido senador nacional, ministro de Relaciones Exteriores y presidente nominal de la Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina.

Felipe Vallese

Felipe Vallese 4 Felipe Vallese fue un obrero metalúrgico y miembro de la Juventud Peronista (JP), secuestrado durante la presidencia de José María Guido y luego desaparecido forzadamente. Es uno de los primeros desaparecidos argentinos, junto con Joaquín Penina o Juan Ingallinella.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein 4 Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who is widely held to be one of the greatest and most influential scientists of all time. Best known for developing the theory of relativity, Einstein also made important contributions to quantum mechanics, and was thus a central figure in the revolutionary reshaping of the scientific understanding of nature that modern physics accomplished in the first decades of the twentieth century. His mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which arises from relativity theory, has been called "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. In a 1999 poll of 130 leading physicists worldwide by the British journal Physics World, Einstein was ranked the greatest physicist of all time. His intellectual achievements and originality have made the word Einstein broadly synonymous with genius.

Rodolfo Walsh

Rodolfo Walsh 4 Rodolfo Jorge Walsh was an Argentine writer and journalist of Irish descent, considered the founder of investigative journalism in Argentina. He is most famous for his Open Letter from a Writer to the Military Junta, which he published the day before his murder, protesting that Argentina's last civil-military dictatorship's economic policies were having an even greater and disastrous effect on ordinary Argentines than its widespread human rights abuses.

Benedict of Nursia

Benedict of Nursia 4 Benedict of Nursia, often known as Saint Benedict, was an Italian Christian monk, writer, and theologian. He is venerated in the Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Oriental Orthodox Churches, the Anglican Communion, and Old Catholic Churches. In 1964 Pope Paul VI declared Benedict a patron saint of Europe.

Leonardo Favio

Leonardo Favio 4 Fuad Jorge Jury, better known by his stage name Leonardo Favio, was an Argentine singer, actor and filmmaker. He is considered one of Argentina's best film directors and one of the country's most enduring cultural figures, as well as a popular singer-songwriter throughout Latin America.

Guillermo Lehmann

Guillermo Lehmann 4 Guillermo Lehmann fue un empresario y periodista nacido en Alemania pero de nacionalidad suiza que, establecido en Esperanza, se dedicó a la colonización de la provincia fundando varias localidades entre ellas Rafaela, Ataliva, Pilar, Humberto Primo, Susana, Angélica y Lehmann.

Saint Lucy

Saint Lucy 4 Lucia of Syracuse (283–304), also called Saint Lucia was a Roman Christian martyr who died during the Diocletianic Persecution. She is venerated as a saint in Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, and Eastern Orthodox Christianity. She is one of eight women explicitly commemorated by Catholics in the Canon of the Mass. Her traditional feast day, known in Europe as Saint Lucy's Day, is observed by Western Christians on 13 December. Lucia of Syracuse was honored in the Middle Ages and remained a well-known saint in early modern England. She is one of the best known virgin martyrs, along with Agatha of Sicily, Agnes of Rome, Cecilia of Rome, and Catherine of Alexandria.

Rubén Darío

Rubén Darío 4 Félix Rubén García Sarmiento, known as Rubén Darío, was a Nicaraguan poet who initiated the Spanish-language literary movement known as modernismo (modernism) that flourished at the end of the 19th century. Darío had a great and lasting influence on 20th-century Spanish-language literature and journalism.

Hipólito Atilio López

Hipólito Atilio López 4 Hipólito Atilio López, llamado Atilio López, "el negro", fue un dirigente gremial y político argentino, perteneciente al Partido Justicialista, vicegobernador de Córdoba y víctima de la Triple A.

José León Suárez

José León Suárez 4 José León Suárez fue un abogado internacionalista argentino. Tomó iniciativas para la creación de Ministerio de Agricultura en 1898 y fue el fundador de la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas de la Universidad de Buenos Aires en 1913. Perteneció a la Comisión de Derecho Internacional de la Sociedad de Naciones.

Juan Llerena

Juan Llerena 4 Juan Llerena fue un abogado y político argentino, miembro de Congreso Constituyente que sancionó la Constitución Argentina de 1853 y Senador de la Nación Argentina por la Provincia de San Luis desde 1865 a 1874.

José Ignacio de Gorriti

José Ignacio de Gorriti 4 General José Ignacio de Gorriti was an Argentine statesman, soldier and lawyer. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina.

Otto Krause

Otto Krause 4 Otto Krause was an Argentine engineer and educator.                                                 

Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda 4 Pablo Neruda was a Chilean poet-diplomat and politician who won the 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature. Neruda became known as a poet when he was 13 years old and wrote in a variety of styles, including surrealist poems, historical epics, political manifestos, a prose autobiography, and passionate love poems such as the ones in his collection Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair (1924).

José C. Paz

José C. Paz 4 José Clemente Paz was an Argentine politician, diplomat and journalist, founder of La Prensa.       

Juan Jufré

Juan Jufré 4 Juan Jufré de Loayza y Montesa (1516–1578) was a Spanish conquistador who participated in the 1541 expedition of Pedro de Valdivia to Chile. He was the first alcalde of Santiago, Chile and held the position of governor of the Argentine province of Cuyo. He founded the city of San Juan de la Frontera and re-founded the city of Mendoza.

Bernabé Márquez

Bernabé Márquez 4 Bernabé José Márquez fue una personalidad y terrateniente sanisidrense. Fue propietario de la Chacra de los Márquez.

Luis Dellepiane

Luis Dellepiane 4 General Luis J. Dellepiane, born in Buenos Aires, was a civil engineer, militarist and politician of Argentina.

Pedro León Gallo

Pedro León Gallo 4 Pedro León Díaz Gallo was an Argentine statesman and Catholic priest. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina.

Gregoria Matorras

Gregoria Matorras 4 Gregoria Matorras del Ser fue la madre de José de San Martín, militar rioplatense clave en la independencia de Argentina, Chile y Perú del Imperio Español.

Eduardo Madero

Eduardo Madero 4 Eduardo Madero was an Argentine merchant, banker and developer.                                     

Mariquita Sánchez

Mariquita Sánchez 4 Mariquita Sánchez de Thompson y de Mendeville, also known as Mariquita Sánchez de Thompson, was an Argentine socialite and activist from Buenos Aires. She was one of the city's leading salonnières, whose tertulias gathered many of the leading personalities of the time. She is widely remembered because the Argentine National Anthem was sung for the first time in her home, on 14 May 1813.

Emiliano Zapata

Emiliano Zapata 4 Emiliano Zapata Salazar was a Mexican revolutionary. He was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution of 1910–1920, the main leader of the people's revolution in the Mexican state of Morelos, and the inspiration of the agrarian movement called Zapatismo.

Francisco Pizarro

Francisco Pizarro 4 Francisco Pizarro, Marquess of the Atabillos was a Spanish conquistador, best known for his expeditions that led to the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire.

Mariano Acha

Mariano Acha 4 Mariano Acha was a soldier who fought in the Argentine Civil Wars.                                 

Benjamín Matienzo

Benjamín Matienzo 4 Benjamín Matienzo fue un militar y pionero de la aviación argentina.                               

Evaristo Carriego

Evaristo Carriego 4 Evaristo Carriego, was an Argentine poet, best known today for the biography written about him by Jorge Luis Borges.

Manuel de Falla

Manuel de Falla 4 Manuel de Falla y Matheu was a Spanish composer and pianist. Along with Isaac Albéniz, Francisco Tárrega, and Enrique Granados, he was one of Spain's most important musicians of the first half of the 20th century. He has a claim to being Spain's greatest composer of the 20th century, although the number of pieces he composed was relatively modest.

Benito Pérez Galdós

Benito Pérez Galdós 4 Benito Pérez Galdós was a Spanish realist novelist. He was a leading literary figure in 19th-century Spain, and some scholars consider him second only to Miguel de Cervantes in stature as a Spanish novelist.

Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton 4 Sir Isaac Newton was an English polymath active as a mathematician, physicist, astronomer, alchemist, theologian, and author who was described in his time as a natural philosopher. He was a key figure in the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment that followed. His pioneering book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, first published in 1687, consolidated many previous results and established classical mechanics. Newton also made seminal contributions to optics, and shares credit with German mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz for developing infinitesimal calculus, though he developed calculus years before Leibniz.

Juan Carlos Paz

Juan Carlos Paz 4 Juan Carlos Paz was an Argentine composer and music theorist.                                     

Juan García del Río

Juan García del Río 4 Juan García del Río was a Colombian diplomat, writer and politician.                               

Luis Beltrán

Luis Beltrán 4 Luis Beltrán fue un militar y fraile franciscano argentino, de brillante actuación como fabricante y organizador de la artillería del Ejército de los Andes.

Homero Manzi

Homero Manzi 4 Homero Nicolás Manzione Prestera, better known as Homero Manzi was an Argentine tango lyricist, author of various famous tangos.

Benito Lynch

Benito Lynch 4 Benito Lynch was an Argentine novelist and short story writer.                                     

Paul Groussac

Paul Groussac 4 Paul-François Groussac was a French-born Argentine writer, literary critic, historian, and librarian.

Valentín Gómez Farías

Valentín Gómez Farías 4 Valentín Gómez Farías was a Mexican physician and liberal politician who became president of Mexico twice, first from 1833 to 1834, during the period of the First Mexican Republic, and again from 1846 to 1847, during the Mexican–American War.

Infanta Isabel, Countess of Girgenti

Infanta Isabel, Countess of Girgenti 4 Infanta Isabel of Spain was the oldest daughter of Queen Isabella II of Spain and her husband Francisco de Asís, Duke of Cádiz. She was the heiress presumptive to the Spanish throne from 1851 to 1857 and from 1874 to 1880. She was given the title Princess of Asturias, which is reserved for the heir to the Spanish crown. In 1868, she married Prince Gaetan, Count of Girgenti, a son of King Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies. Gaetan committed suicide three years later.

Elías Isaac Alippi

Elías Isaac Alippi 4 Elías Isaac Alippi was an Argentine actor, theatrical impresario, film director and theater director, who was born and died in Buenos Aires. He is also remembered as an excellent tango dancer.

Victorino de la Plaza

Victorino de la Plaza 4 Victorino de la Plaza was an Argentine politician and lawyer who served as President of Argentina from 9 August 1914 to 11 October 1916.

Chico Che

Chico Che 4 Francisco José Hernández Mandujano, better known as Chico Che, was a musician, singer, songwriter, and performer from Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico.

Luis Viale

Luis Viale 4 Luis Viale fue un comerciante italiano, uno de los fundadores del Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, famoso por su heroica participación durante el naufragio del vapor América, en el cual perdió la vida.

Prilidiano Pueyrredón

Prilidiano Pueyrredón 4 Prilidiano Pueyrredón was an Argentine painter, architect and engineer. One of the country's first prominent painters, he was known for his costumbrist sensibility and preference for everyday themes.

Alfredo Fortabat

Alfredo Fortabat 4 Alfredo Fortabat fue un empresario argentino, fundador de la compañía cementera Loma Negra C.I.A.S.A.

Gregorio Conrado Álvarez

Gregorio Conrado Álvarez 4 Gregorio Conrado Álvarez Armelino, also known as El Goyo, was an Uruguayan Army general who served as president of Uruguay from 1981 until 1985 and was the last surviving president of the civic-military dictatorship.

Carlos Snopek

Carlos Snopek 4 Carlos Snopek fue un ingeniero y político argentino que ejerció como gobernador de la Provincia de Jujuy entre 1973 y 1976, y nuevamente entre 1983 y 1987.

Antonio Cafiero

Antonio Cafiero 4 Antonio Francisco Cafiero was an Argentine Justicialist Party politician. Cafiero held a number of important posts throughout his career, including, most notably, the governorship of Buenos Aires Province from 1987 to 1991, the Cabinet Chief's Office under interim president Eduardo Camaño from 2001 to 2002, and a seat in the Senate of the Nation from 1993 to 2005.

Mariano Pelliza

Mariano Pelliza 3 Mariano A. Pelliza fue un escritor, poeta e historiador que ejerció interinamente el cargo de ministro de Relaciones Exteriores durante la presidencia de Miguel Juárez Celman.

Antonio Malaver

Antonio Malaver 3 Antonio E. Malaver fue un político y jurisconsulto argentino.                                       

Francisco de Haro

Francisco de Haro 3 Francisco de Haro was a Californio politician, soldier, and ranchero, who served as the 1st and 5th Alcalde of San Francisco. He notably commissioned the first land survey of San Francisco to Jean Jacques Vioget in 1839.

Nicolás Boccuzzi

Nicolás Boccuzzi 3 Nicolás Boccuzzi fue un médico y político ítalo-argentino. Fue intendente de Florencio Varela además de haber sido uno de los fundadores de aquella localidad. Creó y fue presidente de la sociedad italiana La Patriottica. Prestó servicios de médico voluntario en Nápoles, Ruvo di Puglia y Florencio Varela, siempre atendiendo gratuitamente a sus pacientes, en algunas casos les daba medicamentos y dinero.

Oreste Arbo y Blanco

Oreste Arbo y Blanco 3 Oreste Arbo y Blanco fue un militar y político argentino. Fue el noveno Gobernador del Territorio Nacional del Chaco, desde la Organización de los Territorios Nacionales de 1884(Ley 1532), entre el 30 de septiembre de 1920 al 05 de diciembre de 1922. También se desempeñó como Intendente Municipal de Corrientes.

Hilarión de la Quintana

Hilarión de la Quintana 3 Hilarión de la Quintana fue un militar rioplatense, participante en las Guerra de Independencia de la Argentina, del Uruguay y de Chile.

Olga Cossettini

Olga Cossettini 3 Victoria Olga Cossettini was an Argentine teacher, educator, and pedagogue. She spent her career, together with her sister, Leticia Cossettini, transforming traditional schooling.

Héctor Barreyro

Héctor Barreyro 3 Héctor Barreyro fue un médico argentino que ocupó el cargo de gobernador del entonces Territorio Nacional de Misiones durante dos períodos, de 1917 a 1920 y desde 1922 hasta 1930.

Louis Braille

Louis Braille 3 Louis Braille was a French educator and the inventor of a reading and writing system named after him, braille, intended for use by visually impaired people. His system is used worldwide and remains virtually unchanged to this day.

Francisco Ortiz de Ocampo

Francisco Ortiz de Ocampo 3 Francisco Antonio Ortiz de Ocampo fue un Militar argentino, patriota de la Revolución de Mayo, primer general de la guerra de Independencia de la Argentina y gobernador de las provincias de Córdoba y de La Rioja.

Ferdinand III of Castile

Ferdinand III of Castile 3 Ferdinand III, called the Saint, was King of Castile from 1217 and King of León from 1230 as well as King of Galicia from 1231. He was the son of Alfonso IX of León and Berenguela of Castile. Through his second marriage he was also Count of Aumale. Ferdinand III was one of the most successful kings of Castile, securing not only the permanent union of the crowns of Castile and León, but also masterminding the most expansive southward territorial expansion campaign yet in the Guadalquivir Valley, in which Islamic rule was in disarray in the wake of the decline of the Almohad presence in the Iberian Peninsula. He was made a saint in 1671.

Felipe Gallardo

Felipe Gallardo 3 Felipe Gallardo, fue un político argentino, primer gobernador de la Provincia del Chaco.           

Plácido Martínez

Plácido Martínez 3 Plácido Nicolás Martínez fue un militar y político argentino, figura descollante del Partido Liberal de su provincia, y que participó en las últimas guerras civiles argentinas.

Pascual Echagüe

Pascual Echagüe 3 Pascual Echagüe, was an Argentine soldier and politician. He served as Governor of Entre Ríos and Santa Fe provinces and Minister of War and Navy during the governments of Urquiza and Derqui. He participated in the Argentine Civil Wars and the Uruguayan Civil War.

Eufrasio Loza

Eufrasio Loza 3 Eufrasio Segundo Loza fue un político perteneciente a la Unión Cívica Radical, dirigente del Club Católico, abogado y profesor universitario argentino, que fue Senador provincial por el Departamento Cólon, gobernador de Córdoba, Ministro de Obras Públicas de la Nación Argentina y Vocal de la Cámara Segunda de Apelaciones en lo Civil de la Capital Federal.

Enrique Larreta

Enrique Larreta 3 Enrique Rodríguez Larreta was an Argentine writer, academic, diplomat and art collector. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature ten times.

Luke the Evangelist

Luke the Evangelist 3 Luke the Evangelist is one of the Four Evangelists—the four traditionally ascribed authors of the canonical gospels. The Early Church Fathers ascribed to him authorship of both the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles. Prominent figures in early Christianity such as Jerome and Eusebius later reaffirmed his authorship, although a lack of conclusive evidence as to the identity of the author of the works has led to discussion in scholarly circles, both secular and religious.

Manuel José de Lavardén

Manuel José de Lavardén 3 Manuel José de Lavardén fue un abogado, docente, dramaturgo y periodista rioplatense, precursor de la Revolución de Mayo.

César Milstein

César Milstein 3 César Milstein, CH, FRS was an Argentine biochemist in the field of antibody research. Milstein shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984 with Niels Kaj Jerne and Georges J. F. Köhler for developing the hybridoma technique for the production of monoclonal antibodies.

Matthew the Apostle

Matthew the Apostle 3 Matthew the Apostle is named in the New Testament as one of the twelve apostles of Jesus. According to Christian traditions, he was also one of the four Evangelists as author of the Gospel of Matthew, and thus is also known as Matthew the Evangelist.

Isidore the Laborer

Isidore the Laborer 3 Isidore the Laborer, also known as Isidore the Farmer, was a Spanish farmworker known for his piety toward the poor and animals. He is the Catholic patron saint of farmers, and of Madrid; El Gobernador, Jalisco; La Ceiba, Honduras; and of Tocoa, Honduras. His feast day is celebrated on 15 May.

Ricardo Videla

Ricardo Videla 3 Ricardo Videla fue un ingeniero, historiador y político argentino, miembro del Partido Demócrata (PD), gobernador de la provincia de Mendoza entre 1932 y 1935, durante la Década Infame.

Gabriel de Aristizábal y Espinosa

Gabriel de Aristizábal y Espinosa 3 Gabriel de Aristizábal y Espinosa, marino militar español.                                         

Tránsito Cocomarola

Tránsito Cocomarola 3 Mario del Tránsito Cocomarola was an Argentine musician and folklorist, and is known as one of the most influential figures of chamamé.

Antonio González (gobernador)

Antonio González (gobernador) 3 Antonio González era un doctor en Leyes y funcionario español del siglo XVI que desempeñó varios cargos burocráticos en la Península y en la América imperial, como el de presidente pretorial de la Real Audiencia de Guatemala —y a la vez como gobernador de la capitanía general homónima— desde 1570 hasta 1573, luego en este año hasta 1580 pasó a serlo pero como subordinado en la de Charcas, y por último, nuevamente como pretorial en la de Bogotá —y al mismo tiempo como gobernador general del Nuevo Reino de Granada— desde 1590 hasta 1597.

José Antonio Cabrera

José Antonio Cabrera 3 José Antonio Cabrera y Cabrera was an Argentine statesman and lawyer. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina.

Pablo Podestá

Pablo Podestá 3 Cecilio Pablo Fernando Podestá was a Uruguayan-Argentine stage actor, singer, acrobat, sculptor and painter. He is considered to be one of the most prominent actors of classical Argentina theatre, and along with his brothers, was one of the founders of the Circo criollo. A number of institutions and places are named after him, including a town in Buenos Aires Province, and film awards known as the Premios Pablo Podestá.


Pythagoras 3 Pythagoras of Samos was an ancient Ionian Greek philosopher, polymath and the eponymous founder of Pythagoreanism. His political and religious teachings were well known in Magna Graecia and influenced the philosophies of Plato, Aristotle, and, through them, the West in general. Knowledge of his life is clouded by legend; modern scholars disagree regarding Pythagoras's education and influences, but they do agree that, around 530 BC, he travelled to Croton in southern Italy, where he founded a school in which initiates were sworn to secrecy and lived a communal, ascetic lifestyle. This lifestyle entailed a number of dietary prohibitions, traditionally said to have included aspects of vegetarianism.

Alejandro Magariños Cervantes

Alejandro Magariños Cervantes 3 Alejandro Magariños Cervantes (1825–1893) was an Uruguayan writer and lawyer. He was Minister of Finance in 1869.

Federico García Lorca

Federico García Lorca 3 Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca, known as Federico García Lorca, was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director. García Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27, a group consisting mostly of poets who introduced the tenets of European movements into Spanish literature.

Aníbal Troilo

Aníbal Troilo 3 Aníbal Carmelo Troilo, also known as Pichuco, was an Argentine tango musician.                     

Ángel Justiniano Carranza

Ángel Justiniano Carranza 3 Ángel Justiniano Carranza fue un abogado, literato, historiador y biógrafo argentino. Ejerció su profesión de doctor y abogado casi exclusivamente en la función pública, siendo un notable publicista. Desempeñó numerosas comisiones, empleos y cargos públicos; entre los que destacan el de juez, auditor general de la Marina de Guerra de su país y auditor de guerra en la campaña del Chaco Austral. También fue jefe de la comisión científica reconocedora del río Juramento (Salado), ocasión en la que atravesó el Gran Chaco desde los desiertos de la Cangallé hasta Salta.

Onésimo Leguizamón

Onésimo Leguizamón 3 Onésimo Leguizamón fue un abogado, periodista y político argentino, ministro de Justicia e Instrucción Pública durante la presidencia de Nicolás Avellaneda y juez de la Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación.

Delfín Gallo

Delfín Gallo 3 Delfín Gallo was an Argentine politician and journalist.                                           

Mariano Rafael Castex

Mariano Rafael Castex 3 Mariano Rafael Castex fue un médico argentino.                                                     

Ramón Lista

Ramón Lista 3 Ramón Lista was an Argentinian soldier and explorer. He was the second governor of the Territorio Nacional de Santa Cruz, precursor of Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. He played a key role in the Selk'nam genocide in Tierra del Fuego. Later he identified with the indigenous people of Patagonia, and went to live with them until he was recalled to Buenos Aires. Lista wrote a number of books on the people and places he had found.

Álvaro Barros

Álvaro Barros 3 Álvaro Gabriel Barros García fue un militar, político y escritor argentino.                         

Emilio Frers

Emilio Frers 3 Emilio Frers fue un abogado y político argentino, quien se desempeñó como ministro de Agricultura durante la segunda presidencia de Julio Argentino Roca; además, Frers ocupó el cargo de presidente de la Sociedad Rural Argentina en dos ocasiones, en 1893 y entre 1908 y 1910 y fue Académicos de la Academia Nacional de Agronomía y Veterinaria.

Carlos Culmey

Carlos Culmey 3 Carlos Culmey (Neuwied, 19 de junho de 1879 —, foi um engenheiro civil alemão responsável pela colonização de vários locais na Argentina e no Brasil.

Esteban de Luca

Esteban de Luca 3 Esteban de Luca was an Argentine military officer, poet, and government official during the nation's early years.

Anna Maria Janer Anglarill

Anna Maria Janer Anglarill 3 Anna Maria Janer Anglarill, also called Maria Janer, was a Spanish religious sister who established the congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Urgell. She dedicated her life to the service of God through aiding the poor and downtrodden across Spain in hospitals and educational facilities.

Oscar Alfredo Gálvez

Oscar Alfredo Gálvez 3 Oscar Alfredo Gálvez was an Argentine racing driver, known best for participating – and for scoring two championship points – in the Formula One World Championship Grand Prix on 18 January 1953.

José Eugenio Tello

José Eugenio Tello 3 José Eugenio Tello was an Argentine politician that governed the provinces of Jujuy, Chubut, and Río Negro.

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer 3 Ludwig Philipp Albert Schweitzer was an Alsatian polymath. He was a theologian, organist, musicologist, writer, humanitarian, philosopher, and physician. A Lutheran minister, Schweitzer challenged both the secular view of the historical Jesus as depicted by the historical-critical method current at this time, as well as the traditional Christian view. His contributions to the interpretation of Pauline Christianity concern the role of Paul's mysticism of "being in Christ" as primary and the doctrine of justification by faith as secondary.

Mariano Acosta (politician)

Mariano Acosta (politician) 3 Mariano Acosta was an Argentine lawyer and politician.                                             

Aimé Painé

Aimé Painé 3 Aimé Painé, born Olga Elisa Painé, was an Argentine singer of Mapuche and Tehuelche origin who dedicated herself to the rescue and diffusion of the folk music of her people.

Juana de Ibarbourou

Juana de Ibarbourou 3 Juana Fernández Morales de Ibarbourou, also known as Juana de América, was a Uruguayan poet and one of the most popular writers of Spanish America. Her poetry, the earliest of which is often highly erotic, is notable for her identification of her feelings with nature around her. She was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature four times.

Arturo Mateo Bas

Arturo Mateo Bas 3 Arturo M. Bas Capdevila, político y abogado argentino, fuertemente identificado con el catolicismo y la doctrina socialcristiana. Entre otros partidos políticos, integró el Partido Constitucional, la Unión Nacional (1910-1912) y luego la Unión Cívica Radical. Fue Diputado de la Nación Argentina por Córdoba fue condecorado por la Iglesia católica con la Medalla Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice junto con Juan Félix Cafferata, por su labor parlamentaria en pro de la acción social católica. [cita requerida]

Pascual Contursi

Pascual Contursi 3 Pascual Contursi was an Argentine poet, singer, and guitarist. He composed lyrics for 33 tango compositions – many well-known.

Ramón Carrillo

Ramón Carrillo 3 Ramón Carrillo was an Argentine neurosurgeon, neurobiologist, physician, academic, public health advocate, and from 1949 to 1954 the nation's first Minister of Public Health.

Mariano Sánchez de Loria

Mariano Sánchez de Loria 3 Mariano Sánchez de Loria was a Bolivian-born statesman and lawyer. He was a representative to the Congress of Tucumán which on 9 July 1816 declared the Independence of Argentina.

Marco Avellaneda

Marco Avellaneda 3 Marco Manuel Avellaneda was the governor of Tucumán Province in Argentina, and father of the Argentine President Nicolás Avellaneda. He was executed after an unsuccessful revolt against the Federal government, and his head was displayed on a pike.

Pedro Miguel Aráoz

Pedro Miguel Aráoz 3 Pedro Miguel Aráoz was an Argentine statesman and priest. He was a representative in the 1816 Congress of Tucumán, which declared the Independence of Argentina.

Robert Koch

Robert Koch 3 Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch was a German physician and microbiologist. As the discoverer of the specific causative agents of deadly infectious diseases including tuberculosis, cholera and anthrax, he is regarded as one of the main founders of modern bacteriology. As such he is popularly nicknamed the father of microbiology, and as the father of medical bacteriology. His discovery of the anthrax bacterium in 1876 is considered as the birth of modern bacteriology. Koch used his discoveries to establish that germs "could cause a specific disease" and directly provided proofs for the germ theory of diseases, therefore creating the scientific basis of public health, saving millions of lives. For his life's work Koch is seen as one of the founders of modern medicine.

Alejandro Mathus Hoyos

Alejandro Mathus Hoyos 3 Alejandro Mathus Hoyos (1904-1952) fue un abogado, profesor e historiador mendocino.               

Mariano Fragueiro

Mariano Fragueiro 3 Mariano Antonio Fragueiro, fue un comerciante, financista y político argentino, ministro de Hacienda de la Confederación Argentina y gobernador de Córdoba.

Lucas Córdoba

Lucas Córdoba 3 Lucas Alejandro Córdoba fue un militar y político argentino, gobernador de la provincia de Tucumán en dos períodos alternos.

Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gutenberg 3 Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg was a German inventor and craftsman who introduced letterpress printing to Europe with his movable-type printing press. Though movable type was already in use in East Asia, Gutenberg invented the printing press, which later spread across the world. His work led to an information revolution and the unprecedented mass-spread of literature throughout Europe. It had a profound impact on the development of the Renaissance, Reformation, and humanist movements.

Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot

Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot 3 Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot was a French mechanical engineer in the French Army, military scientist and physicist, often described as the "father of thermodynamics". He published only one book, the Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire, in which he expressed the first successful theory of the maximum efficiency of heat engines and laid the foundations of the new discipline: thermodynamics. Carnot's work attracted little attention during his lifetime, but it was later used by Rudolf Clausius and Lord Kelvin to formalize the second law of thermodynamics and define the concept of entropy. Driven by purely technical concerns, such as improving the performance of the steam engine, Sadi Carnot's theoretical work laid important foundations for modern science as well as technologies such as the automobile and jet engine.

Nicolás Repetto

Nicolás Repetto 3 Nicolás Repetto was an Argentine physician and leader of the Socialist Party of Argentina.         

Lewis Jones (Patagonia)

Lewis Jones (Patagonia) 3 Lewis Jones was one of the founders of the Welsh settlement in Patagonia. The city of Trelew was named after him.

Manco Cápac

Manco Cápac 3 Manco Cápac, also known as Manco Inca and Ayar Manco, was, according to some historians, the first governor and founder of the Inca civilization in Cusco, possibly in the early 13th century. He is also a main figure of Inca mythology, being the protagonist of the two best known legends about the origin of the Inca, both of them connecting him to the foundation of Cusco. His main wife was his older sister, Mama Uqllu, also the mother of his son and successor Sinchi Ruq'a. Even though his figure is mentioned in several chronicles, his actual existence remains uncertain.

Juan Posse

Juan Posse 3 Juan José Posse fue un político argentino, gobernador de la Provincia de Tucumán entre 1886 y 1887 y dos veces diputado nacional.

Camila O'Gorman

Camila O'Gorman 3 Maria Camila O'Gorman Ximénez was a 19th-century Argentine socialite executed over a scandal involving her relationship with a Roman Catholic priest. She was 23 years old and allegedly eight months pregnant when she and Father Ladislao Gutiérrez faced a firing squad.

Azucena Villaflor

Azucena Villaflor 3 Azucena Villaflor was an Argentine activist and one of the founders of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, a human rights organisation which looks for the victims of enforced disappearances during Argentina's Dirty War.

Julieta Lanteri

Julieta Lanteri 3 Julieta Lanteri was an Argentine physician, leading freethinker, and activist for women's rights in Argentina as well as for social reform generally.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa 3 Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu MC, better known as Mother Teresa, was an Albanian-Indian Catholic nun and the founder of the Missionaries of Charity. Born in Skopje, then part of the Ottoman Empire, at the age of 18 she moved to Ireland and later to India, where she lived most of her life. On 4 September 2016, she was canonised by the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta. The anniversary of her death, 5 September, is her feast day.

Pierina Dealessi

Pierina Dealessi 3 Pierina Dealessi fue una actriz italiana nacionalizada argentina.                                   

Carlos Francisco Melo

Carlos Francisco Melo 3 Carlos F. Melo fue un abogado, profesor, periodista y político argentino, de la Unión Cívica Radical y de la Unión Cívica Radical Principista que ejerció como diputado nacional por la Capital Federal entre 1916 y 1920, y que fue candidato a vicepresidente en el año 1922. Fue una de las figuras de la oposición a Hipólito Yrigoyen dentro del radicalismo.

Marcelo Osvaldo Magnasco

Marcelo Osvaldo Magnasco 3 Marcelo Osvaldo Magnasco is a biophysicist and a professor at The Rockefeller University.           

Marina Leticia Vilte

Marina Leticia Vilte 3 Marina Leticia Vilte, maestra militante sindical y del peronismo revolucionario, víctima de la última dictadura cívico militar de Argentina

Emilio Castelar

Emilio Castelar 3 Emilio Castelar y Ripoll was a Spanish republican politician, and a president of the First Spanish Republic.

Donato Álvarez

Donato Álvarez 3 Donato Álvarez was an Argentine general. He fought in the battle of Vuelta de Obligado under the command of Lucio Mansilla. He joined Justo José de Urquiza in his conflict against Juan Manuel de Rosas, and fought in the battle of Caseros. He also fought in the Paraguayan War and the Conquest of the Desert. He died in Buenos Aires on September 23, 1913.

Ruperto Godoy

Ruperto Godoy 3 Ruperto Godoy fue un político argentino, miembro del Congreso que sancionó la Constitución Argentina de 1853 y gobernador de San Juan en 1869.

Domingo de Acassuso

Domingo de Acassuso 3 Domingo de Acassuso (1658–1727) was a Spanish politician and military man, who served as mayor of Buenos Aires in 1716. He was the founder of the city of San Isidro in Buenos Aires Province.

José Moldes

José Moldes 3 José Moldes was an Argentine military leader. He was born in the Salta Province, and moved to Spain in his infancy. His father was Antonio Moldes y González, from Barro. He served in the Spanish army, and joined lodges in Cádiz opposed to the absolutist monarchy. He left Spain and moved to Buenos Aires, supporting the faction of Mariano Moreno after the May Revolution. He was exiled by the 1811 coup, but returned to the Assembly of the Year XIII. He was proposed in 1816 as a possible Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata by deputies of the Congress of Tucumán, but José de San Martín feared that his strong feud with Buenos Aires may break national unity, and opposed his candidacy.

Mercedes Sosa

Mercedes Sosa 3 Haydée Mercedes Sosa, sometimes known as La Negra, was an Argentine singer who was popular throughout Latin America and many countries outside the region. With her roots in Argentine folk music, Sosa became one of the preeminent exponents of El nuevo cancionero. She gave voice to songs written by many Latin American songwriters. Her music made people hail her as the "voice of the voiceless ones". She was often called "the conscience of Latin America.

Julián Aguirre

Julián Aguirre 3 Julián Antonio Tomás Aguirre fue un compositor argentino cuya creación musical sintetizó las formas tradicionales del folclore argentino y la música culta. Fue fundador de la sección de música del Ateneo y del Comité Nacional de Bellas Artes.

Díaz Colodrero

Díaz Colodrero 3 Díaz Colodrero puede referirse a:Felipe Díaz Colodrero, político argentino, gobernador de Corrientes de 1786 a 1788; Pedro Díaz Colodrero, político argentino firmante de la Constitución Argentina de 1853; Agustín Díaz Colodrero, militar argentino; Augusto Díaz Colodrero, político argentino, gobernador interino de Corrientes en 1878; Pedro Díaz Colodrero, político argentino, gobernador interino de Corrientes en 1932; Diego Nicolás Díaz Colodrero, político argentino, gobernador de Corrientes entre 1963 y 1966.

Hilario Lagos

Hilario Lagos 3 Hilario Lagos fue un militar argentino que participó en las guerras civiles de su país en el ejército federal.

Baldomero Fernández Moreno

Baldomero Fernández Moreno 3 Baldomero Fernández Moreno fue un poeta y médico rural argentino, académico de número de la Academia Argentina de Letras. Su poesía, universal y hondamente nacional al mismo tiempo, ha inmortalizado la estética de los barrios porteños y la cálida placidez de las provincias y sus características rurales. Fue llamado «el poeta caminante» con rasgos de flâneur, figura que recorre la ciudad poetizando.

Pedro Vargas

Pedro Vargas 3 Pedro Vargas Mata was a Mexican tenor and actor, from the golden age of Mexican cinema, participating in more than 70 films. He was known as the "Nightingale of the Americas", "Song Samurai" or "Continental Tenor".

José Barros Pazos

José Barros Pazos 3 José Barros Pazos fue un político del Partido Unitario, jurista y ministro de la Corte Suprema de Justicia de Argentina.

Mauricio Yadarola

Mauricio Yadarola 3 Mauricio Luis Yadarola fue un abogado y político argentino miembro de la Unión Cívica Radical, que se desempeñó como Diputado de la Nación.

Antonio Berni

Antonio Berni 3 Delesio Antonio Berni was an Argentine figurative artist. He is associated with the movement known as Nuevo Realismo, an Argentine extension of social realism. His work, including a series of Juanito Laguna collages depicting poverty and the effects of industrialization in Buenos Aires, has been exhibited around the world.

Rafael Núñez

Rafael Núñez 3 Rafael Wenceslao Núñez Moledo was a Colombian author, lawyer, journalist and politician, who was elected president of Colombia in 1880 and in 1884. Núñez was the leader of the so-called "Regeneration" process which produced the Colombian Constitution of 1886 which was to remain until 1991.

Domingo Salaberry

Domingo Salaberry 3 Domingo E. Salaberry fue un abogado y político argentino que ejerció como Ministro de Hacienda de su país durante toda la primera presidencia de Hipólito Yrigoyen. Como tal, fue el ministro de economía que más tiempo duró en dicho cargo en la historia argentina.

Amerigo Vespucci

Amerigo Vespucci 3 Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian explorer and navigator from the Republic of Florence, from whose name the term "America" is derived.

Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas 3 Alexandre Dumas, also known as Alexandre Dumas père, was a French novelist and playwright.         

Carlos Manuel de Céspedes

Carlos Manuel de Céspedes 3 Carlos Manuel de Céspedes del Castillo was a Cuban revolutionary hero and First President of Cuba in Arms in 1868. Cespedes, who was a plantation owner in Cuba, freed his slaves and made the declaration of Cuban independence in 1868 which started the Ten Years' War (1868–1878). This was the first of three wars of independence, the third of which, the Cuban War of Independence led to the end of Spanish rule in 1898 and Cuba's independence in 1902.

Nicolás Palacios

Nicolás Palacios 3 Nicolás Palacios Navarro was a Chilean physician and writer born in Santa Cruz, best known for his writings on the "Chilean race" and national identity. His 1904 book Raza chilena form the ideological backbone of many Chilean nativist groups. Palacios witnessed the Santa María School massacre of 1907 writing a key account of it.

Juan Carlos Castagnino

Juan Carlos Castagnino 3 Juan Carlos Castagnino was an Argentine painter, architect, muralist and sketch artist.             

Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach 3 Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the late Baroque period. He is known for his prolific authorship of music across a variety of instruments and forms, including; orchestral music such as the Brandenburg Concertos; solo instrumental works such as the cello suites and sonatas and partitas for solo violin; keyboard works such as the Goldberg Variations and The Well-Tempered Clavier; organ works such as the Schubler Chorales and the Toccata and Fugue in D minor; and choral works such as the St Matthew Passion and the Mass in B minor. Since the 19th-century Bach Revival, he has been generally regarded as one of the greatest composers in the history of Western music.

Martín de Gainza (militar)

Martín de Gainza (militar) 3 Martín José Mariano Dolores del Corazón de Jesús de Gainza fue un militar argentino que participó en las guerras civiles argentinas y ejerció el cargo de ministro de Guerra y Marina de su país entre 1868 y 1874.

Alejo Peyret

Alejo Peyret 3 Alejo Peyret was a French-born Argentine writer, agronomist, colonial administrator, and historian. Emigrating to Argentina when he was 25, he became a prominent figure in the history of Entre Ríos Province.

José de la Serna, 1st Count of the Andes

José de la Serna, 1st Count of the Andes 3 José de la Serna e Hinojosa, 1st Count of the Andes was a Spanish general and colonial official. He was the last Spanish viceroy of Peru to exercise effective power.

Tomás Nother

Tomás Nother 3 Tomás Nother fue un marino inglés que combatió en la escuadra de las Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata.

Ceferino Ramírez

Ceferino Ramírez 3 Ceferino Ramírez fue un marino argentino que luchó contra la Invasión paraguaya de Corrientes y en la guerra de la Triple Alianza. Participó de la Expedición Py a la Patagonia y de la campaña del Bermejo. Fue, junto al contraalmirante Manuel José García Mansilla, uno de los principales impulsores de la adopción del arma de torpedos en la Armada Argentina.

Santiago Jorge Bynnon

Santiago Jorge Bynnon 3 Santiago Jorge Bynnon fue un marino galés que tuvo un importante desempeño en la Armada Argentina durante la Guerra del Brasil y una destacada carrera en la Armada de Chile.

José Murature

José Murature 3 José Félix Murature was a commodore of the Argentine Navy and a painter of Italian origin who served in several conflits including the Argentine Civil Wars, the Cisplatine War and the Paraguayan War.

Venancio Flores

Venancio Flores 3 Venancio Flores Barrios was a Uruguayan political leader and general who served as President of Uruguay from 1854 to 1855 (interim) and from 1865 to 1868.

Florencio Parravicini

Florencio Parravicini 3 Florencio Parravicini was an Argentine actor who primarily worked during the Golden Age of Argentine Cinema, performing on both stage and in films. From an aristocratic family, he was a relative of the artist Benjamín Solari Parravicini (1898-1974). He began his career singing música criolla, a Latino folk genre of music that exists in many countries throughout Latin America. He appeared in more than three hundred theatrical works and films, becoming one of the leading figures of Argentine entertainment. Facing cancer, Parravicini committed suicide in 1941.

Ernesto Sabato

Ernesto Sabato 3 Ernesto Sabato was an Argentine novelist, essayist, painter, and physicist. According to the BBC he "won some of the most prestigious prizes in Hispanic literature" and "became very influential in the literary world throughout Latin America". Upon his death El País dubbed him the "last classic writer in Argentine literature".

Luciano Valette

Luciano Valette 3 Luciano Honorato Valette fue un biólogo, explorador y especialista en zoología de origen uruguayo, nacionalizado argentino.

Enrique del Valle Iberlucea

Enrique del Valle Iberlucea 3 Enrique del Valle Iberlucea fue un político, periodista y abogado español radicado en Argentina. Era hijo del pescador Epifanio del Valle y de María Iberlucea, y estuvo casado con María Luisa Curutchet.

Julián Navarro

Julián Navarro 3 Julián Navarro fue un sacerdote católico argentino que tuvo una importante participación en apoyo de la guerra de independencia de la Argentina. Posteriormente se instaló en Santiago de Chile, donde dirigió el seminario diocesano y actuó brevemente en política.

Hugo Wast

Hugo Wast 3 Gustavo Adolfo Martínez Zuviría, best known under his pseudonym Hugo Wast, was a renowned Argentine novelist and script writer.

Antonio Richieri

Antonio Richieri 3 Antonio Richieri was an Italian painter of the Baroque period.                                     

Antonio Vivaldi

Antonio Vivaldi 3 Antonio Lucio Vivaldi was an Italian composer, virtuoso violinist and impresario of Baroque music. Along with Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel, Vivaldi ranks amongst the greatest Baroque composers and his influence during his lifetime was widespread across Europe, giving origin to many imitators and admirers. He pioneered many developments in orchestration, violin technique and programmatic music. He consolidated the emerging concerto form into a widely accepted and followed idiom.

José Ruiz Huidobro

José Ruiz Huidobro 3 José Ruiz Huidobro fue un militar argentino de origen español peninsular, de larga carrera en las guerras civiles argentinas y en la lucha contra los pueblos originarios.

Guillermo Miller

Guillermo Miller 3 William Miller known throughout Hispanic America as Guillermo Miller, was an English-born soldier who participated in several South American revolutions, and then became a diplomat.

Bertha Koessler-Ilg

Bertha Koessler-Ilg 3 Bertha Koessler-Ilg (1881–1965) was a German-born Argentine nurse who is remembered for her work as a folklorist. While young, she spent some time with her uncle, the German consult of Malta, documenting the folklore of the island. In 1912, she married the physician Rudolf Kössler and emigrated with him to Argentina. There they settled in the remote Patagonian town of San Martín de los Andes where she developed friendships with the local Mapuche inhabitants. As a result, over the years she was able to record their stories and traditions. From 1940, she wrote several works in this connection, including Tradiciones araucanas (1962). This forms part of Cuenta el Pueblo Mapuche published in 2006.

Hermógenes Ruiz

Hermógenes Ruiz 3 Hermógenes Ruiz Cano fue un abogado sanjuanino nacido en 1839 hijo del exgobernador de San Juan Valentín Ruiz y de Paula Cano y Ramírez, esposa en segundas nupcias de su padre.

Clemente Onelli

Clemente Onelli 3 Clemente Onelli fue un científico, naturalista, conservacionista, geógrafo, arqueólogo, paleontólogo, zoólogo, botánico, explorador y escritor, nacido en Italia, que luego emigró a la Argentina.

José Félix Estigarribia

José Félix Estigarribia 3 José Félix Estigarribia Insaurralde was a Paraguayan military officer and politician who served as the 34th President of Paraguay from 1939 until his death in a plane crash on September 7, 1940. He is most remembered for his previous role as commander in chief of the Paraguayan Army during the Chaco War, which resulted in an upset victory for Paraguay.

Joaquín Madariaga

Joaquín Madariaga 3 Joaquín Madariaga was a soldier and Argentine politician. Madariaga was Governor of the Corrientes Province and leader of the provinces resistance against the national government of Juan Manuel de Rosas.

Alfredo Ferreira

Alfredo Ferreira 3 José Alfredo Ferreira fue un político y pedagogo argentino. Se lo reconoce como uno de los mayores promotores de reformas pedagógicas tanto en su provincia natal, Corrientes, como también en el resto del país.

Víctor Hipólito Martínez

Víctor Hipólito Martínez 3 Víctor Hipólito Martínez was an Argentine lawyer and politician, best known for his role as vice president during Raúl Alfonsín's 1983–89 tenure.
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