Famous people on Uruguay's street names


José Gervasio Artigas

José Gervasio Artigas 162 José Gervasio Artigas Arnal was a soldier and statesman who is regarded as a national hero in Uruguay and the father of Uruguayan nationhood.

Fructuoso Rivera

Fructuoso Rivera 118 José Fructuoso Rivera y Toscana was an Uruguayan general and patriot who fought for the liberation of Banda Oriental from Brazilian rule, thrice served as President of Uruguay and was one of the instigators of the long Uruguayan Civil War. He is also considered to be the founder of the Colorado Party, which ruled Uruguay without interruption from 1865 until 1958. He made a controversial decision to almost completely eliminate the native Charrúa during the 1831 Massacre of Salsipuedes.

Juan Antonio Lavalleja

Juan Antonio Lavalleja 115 Juan Antonio Lavalleja y de la Torre was a Uruguayan revolutionary and political figure. He was born in Minas, nowadays being located in the Lavalleja Department, which was named after him.

José Pedro Varela

José Pedro Varela 83 José Pedro Varela Berro was an Uruguayan sociologist, journalist, politician, and educator. He was born in Montevideo. Uruguay adopted free, compulsory, and secular education in 1876, thanks to his efforts. It was because of Varela that Uruguay established the 1877 Law of Common Education, which continues to influence Uruguay. The José Pedro Varela National School is named after him.

Manuel Oribe

Manuel Oribe 66 Manuel Ceferino Oribe y Viana was the 2nd Constitutional president of Uruguay and founder of Uruguay's National Party, the oldest Uruguayan political party and considered one of the two Uruguayan "traditional" parties, along with the Colorado Party, which was, until the 20th century, its only political adversary.

José Enrique Rodó

José Enrique Rodó 58 José Enrique Camilo Rodó Piñeyro was a Uruguayan essayist. He cultivated an epistolary relationship with important Hispanic thinkers of that time, Leopoldo Alas (Clarín) in Spain, José de la Riva-Agüero in Peru, and, most importantly, with Rubén Darío, the most influential Latin American poet to date, the founder of modernismo. As a result of his refined prose style and the modernista ideology he pushed, Rodó is today considered the preeminent theorist of the modernista school of literature.

Luis Alberto de Herrera

Luis Alberto de Herrera 57 Luis Alberto de Herrera was a Uruguayan lawyer, diplomat, journalist and politician.               

Aparicio Saravia

Aparicio Saravia 56 Aparicio Saravia da Rosa was a Uruguayan politician and military leader. He was a member of the Uruguayan National Party and was a revolutionary leader against the Uruguayan government.

Joaquín Suárez

Joaquín Suárez 49 Joaquín Luis Miguel Suárez de Rondelo y Fernández fue un político uruguayo, prócer de la independencia y Presidente de Uruguay.

José Batlle y Ordóñez

José Batlle y Ordóñez 48 José Pablo Torcuato Batlle y Ordóñez, nicknamed Don Pepe, was a prominent Uruguayan politician, who served two terms as President of Uruguay for the Colorado Party. He was the son of a former president and was widely praised for his introduction of his political system, Batllism, to South America and for his role in modernizing Uruguay through his creation of extensive welfare state reforms.

Líber Seregni

Líber Seregni 45 Líber Seregni Mosquera was a Uruguayan military officer and politician. In his youth he was a member of the Colorado Party. Under successive governments of that party, he had a successful military career until his retirement in 1968.

Wilson Ferreira Aldunate

Wilson Ferreira Aldunate 45 Wilson Ferreira Aldunate (1919–1988) was a Uruguayan politician and a historically important member of the National Party.

Juan Zorrilla de San Martín

Juan Zorrilla de San Martín 44 Juan Zorrilla de San Martín was an Uruguayan epic poet and political figure. He is referred to as the "National Poet of Uruguay".

Florencio Sánchez

Florencio Sánchez 38 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.

Leandro Gómez

Leandro Gómez 37 José María Leandro Gómez Calvo, better known as Leandro Gómez was a Uruguayan military officer and politician. A member of the National Party, he is best remembered for his heroical defense during the Siege of Paysandú in 1864.

Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus 36 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.

Treinta y Tres Orientales

Treinta y Tres Orientales 36 Los Treinta y Tres Orientales es el nombre con el que se conoce a los hombres que, liderados por Juan Antonio Lavalleja y Manuel Oribe, en 1825, emprendieron una insurrección para reincorporar la Banda Oriental a las Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata.

Cry of Asencio

Cry of Asencio 32 The Cry of Asencio or Admirable alarm was an 1811 pronunciamiento that took place at the Banda Oriental against the Spanish rule in Montevideo. Made in support of Buenos Aires, which had already ousted the viceroy and established a local government during the May Revolution, it is considered the beginning of the Oriental revolution.

Saint Joseph

Saint Joseph 31 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.

Juana de Ibarbourou

Juana de Ibarbourou 30 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.

José de San Martín

José de San Martín 26 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.

Tomás Berreta

Tomás Berreta 24 Tomás Berreta Gandolfo was the President of Uruguay for five months in 1947.                       

Baltasar Brum

Baltasar Brum 23 Baltasar Brum Rodríguez, GCTE was a Uruguayan political figure. He was President of Uruguay from 1919 to 1923.

Juan Manuel Blanes

Juan Manuel Blanes 23 Juan Manuel Blanes was a Uruguayan painter of the Realist school.                                   

Francisco Acuña de Figueroa

Francisco Acuña de Figueroa 23 Francisco Esteban Acuña de Figueroa was a Uruguayan poet and writer. He was born in Montevideo, on September 3, 1791 and died on October 6, 1862. He was the son of the Treasurer of the Royal Treasury, Jacinto Acuña de Figueroa.

Zapicán (cacique)

Zapicán (cacique) 22 Zapicán fue un cacique de la tribu Charrúa, conocido por haber vencido a los conquistadores españoles comandados por el Adelantado Juan Ortiz de Zárate en el Combate de San Gabriel en 1573

Leonardo Olivera

Leonardo Olivera 22 Leonardo Olivera Texeyra fue un militar uruguayo que participó en las luchas de independencia de su país. Se considera que su casa natal se encontraba en el Rincón de los Olivera, paraje ubicado entre la Laguna de Castillos, el Océano Atlántico y la actual ruta 16 que une la playa del Agua Dulce con la ciudad de Castillos. Sobre la ruta 16, se encuentra un cartel recordatorio frente a donde, según los naturales de la zona, se ubicaba su antigua casa natal.

Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel 20 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.

Juan Díaz de Solís

Juan Díaz de Solís 20 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.

Zelmar Michelini

Zelmar Michelini 18 Zelmar Raúl Michelini Guarch was a Uruguayan reporter and politician, assassinated in Buenos Aires in 1976 as part of Operation Condor.

Héctor Gutiérrez Ruiz

Héctor Gutiérrez Ruiz 18 Héctor Gutiérrez Ruiz was a former President of the Chamber of Deputies of Uruguay who was assassinated in Operation Condor.

Francisco Antonio Maciel

Francisco Antonio Maciel 18 Francisco Antonio Maciel, was a Montevidean Criollo industrialist and philanthropist of the time of the Spanish colony. He was known as the "father of the poor."

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt 18 Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and politician who served as the 32nd president of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. He was a member of the Democratic Party and is the only U.S. president to have served more than two terms. His initial two terms were centered on combating the Great Depression, while his third and fourth saw him shift his focus to America's involvement in World War II.

Dámaso Antonio Larrañaga

Dámaso Antonio Larrañaga 17 Dámaso Antonio Larrañaga was a Uruguayan priest, naturalist and botanist.                           

Javier de Viana (author)

Javier de Viana (author) 17 Javier de Viana was a Uruguayan writer.                                                             

Elías Regules

Elías Regules 16 Elías Regules (1861–1929) was a Uruguayan physician, teacher, writer and politician.               

Carlos Reyles

Carlos Reyles 15 Carlos Claudio Reyles Gutiérrez fue un narrador y ensayista uruguayo.                               

Bartolomé Hidalgo

Bartolomé Hidalgo 15 Bartolomé José Hidalgo was a Uruguayan writer and poet.                                             

Eduardo Fabini

Eduardo Fabini 15 Eduardo Fabini was a Uruguayan composer and musician.                                               

Simón Bolívar

Simón Bolívar 14 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.

Paul Harris (Rotary)

Paul Harris (Rotary) 14 Paul Percy Harris was a Chicago, Illinois, attorney. He founded the club that became the humanitarian organisation Rotary International in 1905.

Manuel Freire

Manuel Freire 13 Manuel Freire is a Portuguese influential left-wing singer and composer, although he also works as a computer technician. Freire was born in Vagos, Aveiro District on 25 April 1942.

Luis Batlle Berres

Luis Batlle Berres 12 Luis Conrado Batlle y Berres was a Uruguayan political figure.                                     

Manuel Calleros

Manuel Calleros 12 Manuel Francisco Calleros 1763-1841, hijo de D. Roberto Calleros y Da Isabel de la Cruz Texera El 14 de junio de 1825 en la ciudad de la Florida, se constituyó presidente del Primer Gobierno Patrio Banda Oriental del Uruguay. Dicho gobierno convocó al Congreso de la Florida, el cual designó a Lavalleja como General en Jefe del ejército libertador, así como asignó a Rivera el cargo de Inspector General de Armas.

Carlos Roxlo

Carlos Roxlo 12 Carlos Félix Roxlo y Miralles fue un poeta, periodista y político uruguayo.                         

Delmira Agustini

Delmira Agustini 12 Delmira Agustini was an Uruguayan poet of the early 20th century.                                   

Giuseppe Garibaldi

Giuseppe Garibaldi 11 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.

Emilio Frugoni

Emilio Frugoni 11 Emilio Frugoni Queirolo was a Uruguayan socialist politician, lawyer, poet, essayist, and journalist. He founded the Socialist Party of Uruguay (PS) in 1910 and was its first general secretary, as well as its first representative in the Chamber of Deputies.

Saint Lucy

Saint Lucy 11 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.

Alfredo Zitarrosa

Alfredo Zitarrosa 11 Alfredo Zitarrosa was a Uruguayan singer-songwriter, poet and journalist. He specialized in Uruguayan and Argentinean folk genres such as zamba and milonga, and he became a chief figure in the nueva canción movement in his country. A staunch supporter of Communist ideals, he lived in exile between 1976 and 1984. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential singer-songwriters of Latin America.


Jesus 10 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.

Pedro Figari

Pedro Figari 10 Pedro Figari was a Uruguayan painter, lawyer, writer, and politician. Although he did not begin the practice until his later years, he is best known as an early modernist painter who emphasized capturing the everyday aspects of life in his work. In most of his pieces, he attempts to capture the essence of his home by painting local customs that he had observed in his childhood.

Horacio Quiroga

Horacio Quiroga 10 Horacio Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was a Uruguayan playwright, poet, and short story writer.         

George Washington

George Washington 10 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".

Eudoro Melo

Eudoro Melo 10 Eudoro Melo (1889–1975) was an Uruguayan poet, politician, and journalist.                         

Alberto Gallinal Heber

Alberto Gallinal Heber 10 Alberto Gallinal Heber fue un abogado, político, filántropo y productor rural de Uruguay.           

Louis IX of France

Louis IX of France 10 Louis IX, commonly revered as Saint Louis, was King of France from 1226 until his death in 1270. He is widely recognized as the most distinguished of the Direct Capetians. Following the death of his father, Louis VIII, he was crowned in Reims at the age of 12. His mother, Blanche of Castile, effectively ruled the kingdom as regent until he came of age and continued to serve as his trusted adviser until her death. During his formative years, Blanche successfully confronted rebellious vassals and championed the Capetian cause in the Albigensian Crusade, which had been ongoing for the past two decades.

José Eugenio Ellauri

José Eugenio Ellauri 9 Jose Eugenio Ellauri y Obes (1834–1894) was a Uruguayan political figure.                           

Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan 9 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.

José Belloni

José Belloni 9 José Belloni was a Uruguayan sculptor of the Realist school.                                       

Miguel Barreiro

Miguel Barreiro 9 Miguel Manuel Francisco Barreiro fue un patriota y político uruguayo.                               

Manuel Lavalleja

Manuel Lavalleja 9 El capitán Juan Joaquín Manuel Eustaquio Lavalleja y de la Torre fue un militar uruguayo, soldado y oficial del general Gervasio Artigas. «Servidor de la Independencia», fue uno de los Treinta y Tres Orientales.

Santiago Gadea

Santiago Gadea 9 Santiago Cristóbal Gadea Salado fue un militar de la independencia de Uruguay y uno de los Treinta y Tres Orientales. Hijo de Juan Antonio Gadea y Florencia Salado, pertenecía a una conocida familia de la villa de Santo Domingo Soriano. Como consta en el archivo Artigas de la Biblioteca Nacional, el 20 de julio de 1813 participó en la elección de Diputado por Santo Domingo Soriano, con ocasión de la celebración de la Asamblea General Constituyente iniciada en dicho año, coincidiendo en tal acto con el Capitán Gregorio Sanabria, quien integraría con Gadea la Cruzada Libertadora de los Treinta y Tres en 1825.

Gabriela Mistral

Gabriela Mistral 9 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.

Mary, mother of Jesus

Mary, mother of Jesus 8 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.

Alejandro Gallinal

Alejandro Gallinal 8 Alejandro Claudio Gallinal Conlazo fue un médico, estanciero y político uruguayo.                   

Juan Rosas

Juan Rosas 8 Juan Rosas fue un baqueano uruguayo que luchó contra la dominación de su patria por el Imperio del Brasil y en las guerras civiles de su país.

Pablo Zufriátegui

Pablo Zufriátegui 8 Pablo Zufriátegui Mas de Ayala fue un militar uruguayo que participó en las guerras de independencia de la Argentina y Uruguay y contra el Imperio del Brasil.

Fernando Otorgués

Fernando Otorgués 8 Fernando Otorgués fue un militar oriental de las guerras de la independencia. Jefe militar de la primera época del Uruguay, fue objeto de fuertes controversias debido a su escasa adaptabilidad a normas centradas y, sobre todo, su inconducta en la función de Gobernador Militar de Montevideo en 1815.

Juan Francisco Larrobla

Juan Francisco Larrobla 8 Juan Francisco de Larrobla Pereyra was a Uruguayan Roman Catholic cleric, theologian and patriot.   

Joaquín Suárez

Joaquín Suárez 8 Joaquín Luis Miguel Suárez de Rondelo was a Uruguayan political figure.                             

María Micaela Guyunusa

María Micaela Guyunusa 8 María Micaela Guyunusa was a Minuán-Charrúa native from present day Uruguay of Güenoa descent.     

Juan Antonio de Artigas

Juan Antonio de Artigas 7 Juan Antonio de Artigas y Ordovás era un militar, colonizador, hacendado y funcionario español que combatió en el bando borbónico de la guerra de sucesión y cuando pasó a la sudamericana gobernación rioplatense fue designado en el cargo de alcalde de hermandad de la campiña de Montevideo en 1730 y posteriormente en el mismo territorio como alcalde provincial en 1735, en 1742 y en 1743. Al ser su concuñado Jorge Burgues el primer poblador civil montevideano, el capitán Artigas pasaría a ser el primer poblador militar permanente de Montevideo. Era padre del alcalde provincial Martín José de Artigas, abuelo del general revolucionario rioplatense José Gervasio de Artigas, devenido en caudillo oriental federal y considerado por la actual República Oriental del Uruguay como su héroe nacional, y trastarabuelo del concejal nacional sorianense Dionisio Viera Lacarra-Artigas.

Yamandú Rodríguez

Yamandú Rodríguez 7 Yamandú Rodríguez fue un poeta, dramaturgo y narrador uruguayo.                                     

Benito Nardone

Benito Nardone 7 Benito Nardone Cetrulo was a Uruguayan journalist and political figure.                             

Peter Campbell (naval officer)

Peter Campbell (naval officer) 7 Peter Campbell, also known in Spanish as Pedro Campbell,, was an Irish naval officer who founded the Uruguayan Navy.

Julio Herrera y Reissig

Julio Herrera y Reissig 7 Julio Herrera y Reissig was a Uruguayan poet, playwright and essayist, who began his career during the late Romanticist period and later became an early proponent of Modernism.

José Hernández (writer)

José Hernández (writer) 7 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.

Washington Beltrán

Washington Beltrán 7 Washington Beltrán Mullin was a Uruguayan political figure.                                         

Francisco Canaro

Francisco Canaro 7 Francisco Canaro was a Uruguayan violinist and tango orchestra leader.                             

Silvestre Blanco

Silvestre Blanco 7 Silvestre Eulogio Blanco fue un militar y político, miembro del Congreso que sancionó la constitución argentina de 1826, cuando el actual Uruguay formaba aún parte de la República Argentina, y también de la Asamblea General Constituyente y Legislativa que sancionó la primera Constitución del Estado Oriental del Uruguay en 1830.

José Martí

José Martí 7 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.

Venancio Flores

Venancio Flores 7 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.

Antonio Lussich

Antonio Lussich 7 Antonio Dionisio Lussich was an Uruguayan sailor, arboricultorist and writer.                       

Rose of Lima

Rose of Lima 7 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.

Eugenio Garzón

Eugenio Garzón 6 Eugenio Garzón fue un militar uruguayo que participó en la guerra de la independencia y en las guerras civiles de la Argentina y el Uruguay.

Julián Laguna

Julián Laguna 6 Julián Laguna y Delgado-Melilla fue un militar uruguayo, que participó en la Revolución oriental y en la Guerra del Brasil, así como en las guerras civiles de su país y contra los indígenas charrúas. Era hijo de Hermenegildo Laguna y Vera, estanciero en el Rincón de las Gallinas y Molles, y de Teodora Antonia Delgado-Melilla y Saa, criollos. Julián Laguna se había casado con Clara Martínez de Sosa y tuvieron cinco hijos.

Tomás Gomensoro Albín

Tomás Gomensoro Albín 6 Tomás José Gomensoro Albín was a Uruguayan political figure.                                       

Francisco de los Santos

Francisco de los Santos 6 Francisco de la Plaza Cuéllar, en religión Francisco de los Santos fue un religioso, músico, escritor e historiador español, miembro de la Orden de San Jerónimo y electo obispo de Cortón en Nápoles.

Julio Sosa

Julio Sosa 6 Julio María Sosa Venturini, usually referred to simply as Julio Sosa or El Varón del Tango, was a Uruguayan tango singer.

César Mayo Gutiérrez

César Mayo Gutiérrez 6 César Mayo Gutiérrez (1892-1951) fue un periodista y político uruguayo perteneciente al Partido Colorado. Fue diputado, senador y ministro de Industria.

Carlos Vaz Ferreira

Carlos Vaz Ferreira 6 Carlos Vaz Ferreira was a Uruguayan philosopher, lawyer, writer, and academic. Influenced by John Stuart Mill and Herbert Spencer, he is notable for introducing liberal, pluralistic political values and pragmatic philosophical concepts to South American society.

Juan Spikerman

Juan Spikerman 6 Juan Spikerman fue un militar y político uruguayo de las guerras de independencia del siglo XIX.   

Atanasio Lapido

Atanasio Lapido 6 Atanasio Lapido, militar y político uruguayo, que participó en la Revolución Oriental, en las guerras civiles argentinas y en la Guerra Grande en su país.

Francis of Assisi

Francis of Assisi 6 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.

Federico García Lorca

Federico García Lorca 6 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.

Eladio Dieste

Eladio Dieste 6 Eladio Dieste was a Uruguayan engineer who made his reputation by building a range of structures from grain silos, factory sheds, markets and churches, most of them in Uruguay and all of exceptional elegance.

Serafín J. García

Serafín J. García 6 Serafín José García Correa fue un escritor y poeta uruguayo.                                       

Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda 6 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).

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.

Eduardo Acevedo Díaz

Eduardo Acevedo Díaz 5 Eduardo Acevedo Díaz, was an Uruguayan writer, politician and journalist.                           

Ignacio Oribe

Ignacio Oribe 5 Ignacio Abdón del Corazón de Jesús Oribe y Viana fue un militar uruguayo, que participó en las guerras de independencia y civiles de su país en la primera mitad del siglo XIX. Era hermano menor del general y presidente Manuel Oribe y de María Josefa Francisca Oribe y Viana. Sus restos están enterrados en el primer cuerpo del Cementerio Central de Montevideo.

Carlos Anaya

Carlos Anaya 5 Carlos Anaya Lopez Camelo was an Uruguayan politician and historian from Buenos Aires, who served as interim President of the Republic between 1834 and 1835, in his capacity as President of the Senate.

Juan Diego

Juan Diego 5 Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin, also known simply as Juan Diego, was a Chichimec peasant and Marian visionary. He is said to have been granted apparitions of Our Lady of Guadalupe on four occasions in December 1531: three at the hill of Tepeyac and a fourth before don Juan de Zumárraga, then bishop of Mexico. The Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, located at the foot of Tepeyac, houses the cloak (tilmahtli) that is traditionally said to be Juan Diego's, and upon which the image of the Virgin is said to have been miraculously impressed as proof of the authenticity of the apparitions.

Isidoro de María

Isidoro de María 5 Isidoro de María (1815–1906) was a Uruguayan writer, historian, journalist, politician and diplomat.

Francisco Soca

Francisco Soca 5 Vicente Francisco Soca Barreto fue un médico y político uruguayo.                                   

Timoteo Aparicio

Timoteo Aparicio 5 Timoteo Aparicio (1814-1882) was a Uruguayan politician and military figure that was a member of the National Party who was most notable for spearheading the Revolution of the Lances.

John Bosco

John Bosco 5 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.

Eduardo Víctor Haedo

Eduardo Víctor Haedo 5 Eduardo Víctor Haedo was a Uruguayan political figure.                                             

Rafael Barradas

Rafael Barradas 5 Rafael Pérez Giménez Barradas, was an Uruguayan modernist painter and graphic artist who worked in Spain.

Miguel Febres Cordero

Miguel Febres Cordero 5 Francisco Luis Febres-Cordero y Muñoz, known as Miguel Febres Cordero and Brother Miguel, was an Ecuadorian Roman Catholic religious brother. He became a professed member of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, colloquially known as the La Salle Brothers. He assumed the name Miguel upon his admittance into the order.

Lázaro Gadea

Lázaro Gadea 5 Lázaro Gadea fue un fraile franciscano rioplatense, de destacada participación política en la Argentina y el Uruguay durante la primera mitad del siglo XIX.

Obdulio Varela

Obdulio Varela 5 Obdulio Jacinto Muiños Varela was a Uruguayan football player. He was the captain of the Uruguay national team that won the 1950 World Cup after beating Brazil in the decisive final round match popularly known as the Maracanazo. He was nicknamed "El Negro Jefe" because of his dark skin and the influence he had on the pitch, especially during the unlikely victory over Brazil. He was of African, Spanish and Greek ancestry. Commonly regarded as one of the greatest classic holding midfielders, Varela was adept in defence and was renowned for his tenacity and leadership. He is regarded as one of the greatest captains in football history, and "he remains one of the biggest sporting heroes in Uruguay".

Andrés Guazurary

Andrés Guazurary 5 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.

Manuel Francisco Artigas

Manuel Francisco Artigas 5 Manuel Francisco Artigas fue el hermano del caudillo José Gervasio Artigas y uno de los jefes de la Banda Oriental que permanecieron leales a la causa artiguista hasta el final.

Juan José Morosoli

Juan José Morosoli 5 Juan José Morosoli was a Uruguayan writer. His masterpiece is Perico, a collection of short stories for children, which included "Arenero" and "La Querencia Olvidada" in 1947.

María Eugenia Vaz Ferreira

María Eugenia Vaz Ferreira 5 Maria Eugenia Vaz Ferreira (1875–1924) was an Uruguayan teacher and poet. She was the younger sister of philosopher Carlos Vaz Ferreira and a contemporary of Delmira Agustini and Julio Herrera y Reissig. She was born and lived in Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay.

Carlos María Ramírez

Carlos María Ramírez 4 Carlos María Ramírez (1847–1898) was a Uruguayan journalist, essayist and politician. He was Minister of Finance from 1891 to 1892.

Américo Ricaldoni Saroldi

Américo Ricaldoni Saroldi 4 José Domicio Américo Ricaldoni Saroldi fue un médico uruguayo.                                     

Lorenzo Batlle Pacheco

Lorenzo Batlle Pacheco 4 Lorenzo Batlle Pacheco was a Uruguayan political figure and journalist.                             

María Stagnero de Munar

María Stagnero de Munar 4 María Stagnero de Munar (1856–1922) was a liberal Uruguayan teacher and feminist. She was a pioneering player in the reform of the Uruguayan school system in the 1880s, establishing the country's first women's teacher training college, Instituto Normal de Señoritas. In 1916, together with her former students, she formed the National Women's Council of Uruguay.

Tiburcio Gómez

Tiburcio Gómez 4 Tiburcio Gómez fue un patriota Argentino que colaboró formando parte de los llamados Treinta y Tres Orientales que inició el levantamiento en la Banda Oriental contra la ocupación brasileña.

Antonio Machado

Antonio Machado 4 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."

Gobierno de Bernardo Berro

Gobierno de Bernardo Berro 4 El gobierno de Bernardo Berro comenzó el 1.° de marzo de 1860, fecha en la que asumió como presidente de la República Oriental del Uruguay luego de haber ganado en la elección presidencial ante la Asamblea General y prestado juramento ante la Asamblea General aquel mismo día. Este período supuso el regreso del Partido Nacional al Poder Ejecutivo desde la presidencia de Juan Francisco Giró en 1852-1853.

Miguel Martínez (actor)

Miguel Martínez (actor) 4 Miguel Martínez, is a Mexican actor and singer.                                                     

Julio Herrera y Obes

Julio Herrera y Obes 4 Julio Herrera y Obes, was a Uruguayan political figure.                                             

Ernesto Herrera (playwright)

Ernesto Herrera (playwright) 4 Ernesto Herrera (1889–1917) was a Uruguayan playwright, short story writer and journalist.         

Javier Barrios Amorín

Javier Barrios Amorín 4 Javier Barrios Amorín fue un político uruguayo, perteneciente al Partido Nacional.                 

Máximo Tajes

Máximo Tajes 4 Máximo Tajes Caceres was a Uruguayan political figure.                                             

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin 4 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.

Francisco Piria

Francisco Piria 4 Fernando Juan Santiago Francisco María Piria de Grossi was a Uruguayan inventor, alchemist, writer, politician and businessman of Italian descent. He was notable for establishing the city and seaside resort known as Piriápolis.

Miguel de Unamuno

Miguel de Unamuno 4 Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo was a Spanish essayist, novelist, poet, playwright, philosopher, professor of Greek and Classics, and later rector at the University of Salamanca.

José Nasazzi

José Nasazzi 4 José Nasazzi Yarza fue un futbolista uruguayo que lideró la Selección de Uruguay a las conquistas de las medallas de oro en los Juegos Olímpicos de 1924, Ámsterdam 1928 reconocidas por la FIFA como Juegos Olímpicos mundialistas y la Copa Mundial de Fútbol celebrada en su país en 1930. Es considerado uno de los mejores defensas latinoamericanos de todos los tiempos y el mejor del fútbol uruguayo.

Luis Eduardo Pérez

Luis Eduardo Pérez 4 Luis Eduardo Pérez was the first interim president of Uruguay.                                     

Ignacio Barrios

Ignacio Barrios 4 Ignacio Barrios was a Mexican painter mostly known for his absolute commitment to watercolour painting. He earned the reputation of one of the top watercolour painters in his country of origin and possibly the most distinctive of them all. Even though the themes he depicts in his work are diverse, landscapes are perhaps his most celebrated works.

Saint Sebastian

Saint Sebastian 4 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.

Lauro Ayestarán

Lauro Ayestarán 4 Lauro Ayestarán was an Uruguayan musicologist.                                                     

Felisberto Hernández

Felisberto Hernández 4 Felisberto Hernandez was an Uruguayan writer, composer, and pianist.                               

Manuel Artigas

Manuel Artigas 4 Manuel Artigas y Cuerva was a Filipino historian and journalist who prolifically wrote in the Spanish language.

Setembrino Pereda

Setembrino Pereda 4 Setembrino Ezequiel Pereda fue un historiador, escritor, periodista y político uruguayo que perteneció al partido Colorado.

Héctor Scarone

Héctor Scarone 4 Héctor Pedro Scarone Berreta was a Uruguayan footballer who played as inside forward. Known as "the Gardel of Football" and El Mago due to his extraordinary skills with the ball, Scarone was considered one of the best players in the world during his time. He was crowned world champion three times, after winning the editions of the 1924 and 1928 Olympic football tournaments, along with the first World Cup in 1930.

Feliciano Viera

Feliciano Viera 4 Feliciano Alberto Viera Borges was a Uruguayan political figure.                                   

Claudio Williman

Claudio Williman 4 Claudio Wílliman Gonzalez was a Uruguayan political figure.                                         

Gerardo Matos Rodríguez

Gerardo Matos Rodríguez 4 Gerardo Hernán Matos Rodríguez, also known as Becho, was a Uruguayan musician, composer and journalist.

Luis Morquio

Luis Morquio 4 Luis Morquio was a Uruguayan physician and professor. A medical condition, Morquio syndrome, is named in his honor.

Clemente Estable

Clemente Estable 4 Clemente Estable was a Uruguayan biologist, researcher and professor. Best known for being a pioneer in cellular biology and neurobiology research.

Néstor Feria

Néstor Feria 4 Néstor Acosta Feria war ein uruguayischer Tangosänger, Gitarrist, Komponist und Schauspieler.       

Melvin Jones (Lions Club)

Melvin Jones (Lions Club) 4 Melvin Jones was the founder and secretary-treasurer of Lions Clubs International.                 

Santiago Chalar

Santiago Chalar 4 Carlos Alfredo Paravís Salaverry known as Santiago Chalar was a physician traumathologist, poet, songwriter, musician, guitarist and singer from Uruguay. He studied music and medicine. He used an alias Santiago to pay homage to a friend of his who died in a plane accident and Chalar was one of his ancestors last name. In his artistic career he achieved recognition and fame. He obtained some music awards. He is considered one of the best Uruguayan folk music songwriters and singers.

Francisco Espínola

Francisco Espínola 4 Francisco Espínola fue un escritor, periodista y docente uruguayo, perteneciente a la «Generación del centenario».

Carlos Roldán

Carlos Roldán 4 Carlos Roldán, cuyo nombre real era Carlos Belarmino Porcal, fue un cantor de tango uruguayo de reconocida trayectoria en su país y en Argentina.

Jacinto Vera

Jacinto Vera 4 Blessed Jacinto Vera Durán was a Uruguayan Roman Catholic prelate who served as the first bishop of Montevideo. He was an active minister in Uruguay, although his efforts to renew the priesthood and other ecclesial initiatives brought him into conflict with the Uruguayan government; this was the cause of his exile from the country, establishing himself in Buenos Aires between October 1862 and August 1863, at which point a political change in Uruguay made his return possible. The popularity showcased by his reception continued throughout the rest of his life due to his intense and prolonged missionary work all over the diocese of Montevideo, of which he was made bishop upon its creation in 1878. A neighborhood of Montevideo was named after him in 1895.

Basilio Muñoz

Basilio Muñoz 4 Basilio Muñoz fue un escribano público, militar y político uruguayo, perteneciente al Partido Nacional.

Saint Peter

Saint Peter 4 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.

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.

Alfonsina Storni

Alfonsina Storni 4 Alfonsina Storni was a Swiss-Argentine poet and playwright of the modernist period.                 

Andrés Latorre

Andrés Latorre 3 Andrés Felipe Latorre fue un militar uruguayo que luchó en las guerras por la independencia, uno de los primeros capitanes de Artigas.

Francisco Solano López

Francisco Solano López 3 Francisco Solano López Carrillo was a Paraguayan military officer, politician and statesman who served as President of Paraguay between 1862 and 1870, of which he served mostly during the Paraguayan War (1864–1870). He succeeded his father Carlos Antonio López as the second president of Paraguay. Solano López is the only Paraguayan ruler to have been killed in action. He is one of only two Paraguayans to have received the rank of Marshal, along with José Félix Estigarribia.

Francisco José Debali

Francisco José Debali 3 Francisco José Debali, born Debály Ferenc József, was a Hungarian-born composer who emigrated to Uruguay in 1838. He authored the national anthem of Uruguay and, possibly, the tune to Paraguayos, República o Muerte, which became the Paraguayan anthem.

Venancio Benavides

Venancio Benavides 3 Hacia 1811 Venancio Benavides era cabo de milicias de la guarnición de Santo Domingo Soriano, siendo nativo del lugar. El 28 de febrero, junto a Pedro José Viera, ante la inminencia del pasaje de José Gervasio Artigas a filas de la Revolución de Mayo reúnen a un grupo de hombres sobre las costas del arroyo Asencio, proclamando su adhesión a las Juntas de Asunción y Buenos Aires. Al día siguiente capturan Mercedes y Santo Domingo Soriano. En la historia uruguaya quedó el nombre de Grito de Asencio para conmemorar los hechos del 28 de febrero de 1811.

Juan Benito Blanco

Juan Benito Blanco 3 Juan Benito Blanco Farías fue un político uruguayo, contemporáneo de las luchas por la independencia.

Mariano Soler

Mariano Soler 3 Monsignor Dr. Mariano Soler was a Uruguayan cleric and the first Roman Catholic archbishop of Montevideo, Uruguay.

Agustín María Muñoz y Borbón, 1st Duke of Tarancón

Agustín María Muñoz y Borbón, 1st Duke of Tarancón 3 Don Agustín Maria Muñoz y de Borbon, 1st Duke of Tarancón, Grandee of Spain was the eldest son of Maria Christina, Queen mother and Regent of Spain, and of her morganatic second husband Agustín Fernando Muñoz, Duke of Riánsares.

Eduardo Paz Aguirre

Eduardo Paz Aguirre 3 Eduardo Paz Aguirre, político, abogado y periodista uruguayo perteneciente al Partido Colorado. Presidió la última sesión de la Cámara de Senadores antes del golpe de Estado del 27 de junio de 1973 en Uruguay.

Ignacio Núñez

Ignacio Núñez 3 Ignacio Benito Núñez Conde fue un político e historiador argentino, que tuvo una actuación destacada en los veinte años posteriores a la Revolución de Mayo.

Pedro Berro

Pedro Berro 3 Pedro Francisco Berro fue un empresario y político, constituyente de Uruguay en 1830. Fue el padre de Bernardo Prudencio Berro, quien fue presidente de la República Oriental del Uruguay.

Mario Cassinoni

Mario Cassinoni 3 Mario Cassinoni fue un médico y profesor uruguayo que ocupó el cargo de Rector de la Universidad de la República de Uruguay entre 1956 y 1964. Fue durante su rectorado que se aprobó la Carta Orgánica de la Universidad de la República que rige aún a la institución. Fue también diputado por el Partido Socialista del Uruguay.

Domingo Arena

Domingo Arena 3 Domenico Arena, conocido como Domingo Arena, fue un abogado, periodista y político ítalo-uruguayo, perteneciente al Partido Colorado, que ejerció como diputado, senador, director del diario El Día, miembro de la "Comisión de los Ocho" que redactó la Constitución de 1918 y miembro del Consejo Nacional de Administración entre 1919 y 1922.

Martín Fierro

Martín Fierro 3 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.

Héctor Castro

Héctor Castro 3 Agustín Héctor Castro Rodríguez was a Uruguayan football player and coach. He scored Uruguay's first ever goal in a World Cup against Peru at the inaugural FIFA World Cup in 1930 a tournament they would go on to win.

John Ponsonby, 1st Viscount Ponsonby

John Ponsonby, 1st Viscount Ponsonby 3 John Brabazon Ponsonby, 1st Viscount Ponsonby, GCB was a longtime British diplomat and politician. He was considered an exceptionally handsome man – reportedly he was almost lynched as an aristocrat in a Paris street by a revolutionary mob in the 1790s but saved by the intervention of a mob of women who saved him because he was so pretty.

Horacio Arredondo

Horacio Arredondo 3 Horacio Arredondo de Navas fue un historiador, escritor y silvicultor uruguayo, al que se debe, entre otras cosas, la restauración de importantes monumentos históricos y la creación del parque nacional de Santa Teresa en el departamento de Rocha.

Juan María Gutiérrez

Juan María Gutiérrez 3 Juan María Gutiérrez was an Argentine statesman, jurist, surveyor, historian, critic, and poet.     

Luisa Luisi

Luisa Luisi 3 Luisa Luisi Janicki was a Uruguayan poet, teacher, and literary critic. She was a born in Paysandú on December 14, 1883 and died in Santa Lucía, on April 10, 1940.

Pedro Blanes Viale

Pedro Blanes Viale 3 Pedro Blanes Viale fue un pintor uruguayo.                                                         

Alcides de María

Alcides de María 3 Alcides de María Navarrete fue un escritor y poeta de literatura gauchesca uruguayo. En el Barrio Nuevo Paris de Montevideo, una calle lleva su nombre. Va desde Maria Orticochea, pasa Av Islas Canarias, hasta calle Medina.

Daniel Fernández Crespo

Daniel Fernández Crespo 3 Daniel Fernández Crespo(28 April 1901 – 28 July 1964) was a Uruguayan political figure.             

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei 3 Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de' Galilei, commonly referred to as Galileo Galilei or simply Galileo, was an Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer, sometimes described as a polymath. He was born in the city of Pisa, then part of the Duchy of Florence. Galileo has been called the father of observational astronomy, modern-era classical physics, the scientific method, and modern science.

Heraclio C. Fajardo

Heraclio C. Fajardo 3 Heraclio C. Fajardo fue un poeta, periodista y político uruguayo afiliado al Partido Colorado.     

León Felipe

León Felipe 3 León Felipe Camino Galicia was an anti-fascist Spanish poet.                                       

Baltasar Vargas de Figueroa

Baltasar Vargas de Figueroa 3 Baltasar Vargas de Figueroa fue un pintor neogranadino.                                             

Romeo Gavioli

Romeo Gavioli 3 Romeo Alfredo Gavioli fue un músico, cantante de tango, candombe y director de orquesta típica uruguayo.

Bernardo Berro

Bernardo Berro 3 Bernardo Prudencio Berro was the President of Uruguay from 1860 to 1864.                           

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.

Emilio Oribe

Emilio Oribe 3 Emilio Nicolás Oribe, was a Uruguayan poet and philosopher.                                         

Felipe Ferreiro

Felipe Ferreiro 3 Felipe Ferreiro Gamio fue un político y escritor uruguayo.                                         

Eduardo Dieste

Eduardo Dieste 3 Eduardo Dieste Gonçalves fue un escritor y diplomático uruguayo.                                   

Juan Ponce de León

Juan Ponce de León 3 Juan Ponce de León was a Spanish explorer and conquistador known for leading the first official European expedition to Puerto Rico in 1508 and Florida in 1513. He was born in Santervás de Campos, Valladolid, Spain, in 1474. Though little is known about his family, he was of noble birth and served in the Spanish military from a young age. He first came to the Americas as a "gentleman volunteer" with Christopher Columbus's second expedition in 1493.

Mario Arregui

Mario Arregui 3 Mario Alberto Arregui Vago fue un escritor uruguayo.                                               

Ignacio Medina y Fernández de Córdoba

Ignacio Medina y Fernández de Córdoba 3 Ignacio Medina y Fernández de Córdoba es un noble español que posee el título de duque de Segorbe, concretamente es el xix duque de Segorbe. En el ámbito profesional, es arquitecto y restaurador.

Agustín Velázquez de Tineo

Agustín Velázquez de Tineo 3 Agustín Velázquez de Tineo fue un religioso español que alcanzó las dignidades eclesiásticas de capellán de honor de Felipe IV de España y obispo de Popayán.

Juan Pablo Terra

Juan Pablo Terra 3 Juan Pablo Terra (1924–1991) was a Uruguayan architect, sociologist, and political figure.         

José Alonso y Trelles

José Alonso y Trelles 3 José Alonso y Trelles (1857–1924) was a Uruguayan poet who wrote under the pseudonym El Viejo Pancho.

Carlos Racine

Carlos Racine 3 Charles Racine, paisajista francés, que tuvo una destacada actuación en Uruguay.                   

Tabaré Etcheverry

Tabaré Etcheverry 3 José Francisco Etcheverry Tort, más conocido como Tabaré Etcheverry o por su apodo "Pecho e' fierro", fue un cantante y compositor uruguayo en el género de la proyección folclórica de la región y en especial de su país. En parte por su prematura desaparición que no le posibilitó estar presente en el período de auge del llamado canto popular uruguayo en la década de 1980, en parte por las políticas de radiodifusión de su país y en parte por otras razones, no ha tenido un reconocimiento acorde a su trayectoria y producción musical. No obstante, ha quedado inscripto en la memoria popular y posee un importante número de adeptos en el Río de la Plata.

Juan José Burgos

Juan José Burgos 3 Juan José Burgos Freitas fue un político uruguayo perteneciente al Partido Nacional.               

Gonzalo Rodríguez (racing driver)

Gonzalo Rodríguez (racing driver) 3 Gonzalo "Gonchi" Rodríguez Bongoll was a Uruguayan racing driver. He was killed in a crash at Laguna Seca Raceway during practice for a CART race.

Alberto Boerger

Alberto Boerger 3 Albert Boerger was a German scientist who worked in the field of phytotechnology. He was born in Förde in Westphalia on November 4, 1881. In 1911, the government of Uruguay hired him to breed plants in that country, taking as starting points the experiences of the United States and Germany. He arrived in Uruguay in 1912. After two years of research in experimental stations at Toledo and Bañados de Medina, he was transferred to the experimental station at La Estanzuela with his collaborators, who conducted research for Uruguay and Argentina. Boerger's studies in plant breeding — especially wheats — made outstanding contributions to plant science. Albert Boerger died in Uruguay on March 28, 1957, and his remains lie in the park bearing his name on the grounds of the current Experimental Station INIA La Estanzuela Alberto Boerger, property of Uruguay's National Agricultural Research Institute (INIA).

William Brown (admiral)

William Brown (admiral) 3 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".

Lorenzo Latorre

Lorenzo Latorre 3 Lorenzo Latorre, full name Lorenzo Antonio Inocencio Latorre Jampen, was a Uruguayan officer and politician, who was a dictator and President of Uruguay from 10 March 1876 until 15 March 1880. During his rule political opponents were oppressed, but at the same time, his reforms greatly improved the economy and state institutions.

Óscar Diego Gestido

Óscar Diego Gestido 3 Óscar Diego Gestido Pose, was a Uruguayan politician and military officer who was the 32nd President of Uruguay from March 1967 until his death in December of the same year.

Juan Sebastián Elcano

Juan Sebastián Elcano 3 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.

Antonio José de Sucre

Antonio José de Sucre 3 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.

Amalia de la Vega

Amalia de la Vega 3 Amalia de la Vega was an Uruguayan singer.                                                         

Gumercindo Saraiva

Gumercindo Saraiva 3 Gumercindo Saraiva was a Brazilian soldier, being one of the commanders of the rebel troops known as maragatos, during the Federalist Revolution.

Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes 3 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".

Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur 3 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".

Lorenzo Carnelli

Lorenzo Carnelli 3 Lorenzo Carnelli was a Uruguayan lawyer and politician who belonged to the National Party.         

Ismael Cortinas (politician)

Ismael Cortinas (politician) 3 Ismael Cortinas (1884–1940) was a Uruguayan political figure, journalist and playwright.           
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