Fructuoso Rivera

1784 - 1854

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José Fructuoso Rivera y Toscana (17 October 1784 – 13 January 1854) was a Uruguayan general and patriot who fought for the liberation of Banda Oriental from Brazilian rule, twice served as Uruguay's President 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fructuoso Rivera has received more than 68,697 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Fructuoso Rivera is the 8,249th most popular politician (down from 8,048th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Uruguay (down from 38th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Uruguayan Politician.

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Among politicians, Fructuoso Rivera ranks 8,249 out of 15,710Before him are Ashikaga Yoshinori, Odo II, Duke of Burgundy, Ali Hassan Mwinyi, Stephan Burián von Rajecz, Franz von Sickingen, and Peng Zhen. After him are Sabinianus, Bolesław the Pious, George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Ernest, Margrave of Austria, Korbinian Brodmann, and Thomas A. Hendricks.

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Among people born in 1784, Fructuoso Rivera ranks 28Before him are Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Friedrich Graf von Wrangel, George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, Anselme Gaëtan Desmarest, François-Joseph Fétis, and Sándor Kőrösi Csoma. After him are George Onslow, Thomas Robert Bugeaud, George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, Duke George of Oldenburg, Denis Davydov, and Christopher Hansteen. Among people deceased in 1854, Fructuoso Rivera ranks 18Before him are Princess Louise Amelie of Baden, Zénaïde Bonaparte, Pierre Alphonse Laurent, Jeremias Gotthelf, Kamehameha III, and Almeida Garrett. After him are Nicolás Bravo, Samuel Wilson, Silvio Pellico, Abdullah Abdul Kadir, Macedonio Melloni, and Charles-François Brisseau de Mirbel.

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In Uruguay

Among people born in Uruguay, Fructuoso Rivera ranks 40 out of 314Before him are Julio María Sanguinetti (1936), Jorge Batlle (1927), Luis Alberto Lacalle (1941), Alberto Suppici (1898), Óscar Míguez (1927), and Peregrino Anselmo (1902). After him are Álvaro Recoba (1976), Domingo Tejera (1899), Ernesto Mascheroni (1907), Carlos Borges (1932), Álvaro Gestido (1907), and Santos Urdinarán (1900).

Among POLITICIANS In Uruguay

Among politicians born in Uruguay, Fructuoso Rivera ranks 8Before him are Tabaré Vázquez (1940), José Gervasio Artigas (1764), Juan María Bordaberry (1928), Julio María Sanguinetti (1936), Jorge Batlle (1927), and Luis Alberto Lacalle (1941). After him are Gregorio Conrado Álvarez (1925), Venancio Flores (1808), José Batlle y Ordóñez (1856), Lucía Topolansky (1944), Manuel Oribe (1792), and Aparicio Méndez (1904).