- Benito Nardone
Benito Nardone Cetrulo (
Montevideo, November 22, 1906– March 25, 1964) was a Uruguayanpolitical figure.
Nardone was a popular radio commentator strongly identified with rural affairs, and a prominent member of the
UruguayanNational Party. Prior to assuming the Presidency, he was seen as politically close to Domingo Bordaberryand his son Juan María Bordaberry, both of them heavily involved with a Ruralist affairs organization led by Nardone [ 'Benito Nardone', Wikipedia (in Spanish), [http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benito_Nardone] ] [ 'Liga Federal de Acción Ruralista' (in Spanish), Wikipedia, [http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liga_Federal_de_Acci%C3%B3n_Ruralista] ] .
In 1960 Nardone's
BlancoParty colleague Martín Echegoyenstepped down as President of Uruguay.
President of Uruguay
President of Uruguay1960-1961, succeeding Etchegoyen.
Nardone was himself succeeded as President by
Eduardo Víctor Haedo, also a BlancoParty colleague.
Politics of Uruguay
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