Leopoldo Galtieri

1926 - 2003

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Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri Castelli (Spanish pronunciation: [leoˈpoldo foɾtuˈnato ɣalˈtjeɾi kasˈteli]; 15 July 1926 – 12 January 2003) was an Argentine general and President of Argentina from December 1981 to June 1982, during the last military dictatorship.The death squad, 601 Intelligence Battalion, directly reported to him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leopoldo Galtieri has received more than 742,325 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Leopoldo Galtieri is the 2,086th most popular politician (down from 2,017th in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 21st in 2019) and the 6th most popular Argentinean Politician.

Leopoldo Galtieri was a military dictator of Argentina in the 1980s. He is most famous for leading the 1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands (known as Las Malvinas in Argentina) and the 1983 invasion of the British-held islands of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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Among politicians, Leopoldo Galtieri ranks 2,086 out of 15,710Before him are Eadred, Agustín de Iturbide, Leonidas II, Hyojong of Joseon, Hong Xiuquan, and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi. After him are Semerkhet, August Bebel, Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples, Choi Kyu-hah, Andrew I of Hungary, and Sweyn II of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1926, Leopoldo Galtieri ranks 33Before him are Clifford Geertz, Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Jack Brabham, Louise Hay, Beji Caid Essebsi, and Thích Nhất Hạnh. After him are Ben Roy Mottelson, Necmettin Erbakan, Vivian Maier, Alcides Ghiggia, Hilary Putnam, and Mel Brooks. Among people deceased in 2003, Leopoldo Galtieri ranks 22Before him are Elia Kazan, Maurice Gibb, Soong Mei-ling, Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Otto Günsche, and Gianni Agnelli. After him are Maurice Blanchot, Compay Segundo, Luciano Berio, June Carter Cash, Celia Cruz, and Zoran Đinđić.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Leopoldo Galtieri ranks 20 out of 900Before him are Daniel Barenboim (1942), Lionel Messi (1987), Omar Sívori (1935), Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (1953), Mercedes Sosa (1935), and Mario Kempes (1954). After him are Guillermo Stábile (1905), Helenio Herrera (1910), Carlos Menem (1930), Gabriel Batistuta (1969), Carlos Reutemann (1942), and Marcelo Bielsa (1955).

Among POLITICIANS In Argentina

Among politicians born in Argentina, Leopoldo Galtieri ranks 6Before him are Eva Perón (1919), Juan Perón (1895), Isabel Martínez de Perón (1931), Jorge Rafael Videla (1925), and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (1953). After him are Carlos Menem (1930), Manuel Belgrano (1770), Richard Walther Darré (1895), Néstor Kirchner (1950), Reynaldo Bignone (1928), and Raúl Alfonsín (1927).