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Manuel Quintana

In office
October 12, 1904 – March 12, 1906
Vice President José Figueroa
Preceded by Julio A. Roca
Succeeded by José Figueroa

Born October 19, 1835
Buenos Aires
Died March 12, 1906 (aged 70)
Buenos Aires
Nationality Argentine
Political party National Autonomist Party
Profession Lawyer

Manuel A. Quintana y Sáenz de Gaona (October 19, 1835 – March 12, 1906) was the President of Argentina from 12 October 1904 to 12 March 1906. He died in office.

On August 11, 1905, Manuel Quintana and his wife, Susana Rodríguez Viana de Quintana, suffered an attack against their lives, when a Catalan anarchist shot at the presidential vehicle. The attempt failed and the president and the first lady survived.

Seriously ill, the president died in his private residence in Belgrano, on March 12, 1906.

Manuel Quintana was buried in La Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires.

Preceded by
Julio A.Roca
President of Argentina
Succeeded by
José Figueroa


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