Reynaldo Bignone

1928 - 2018

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Reynaldo Benito Antonio Bignone (21 January 1928 – 7 March 2018) was an Argentine general who served as President of Argentina from 1 July 1982 to 10 December 1983, the last president to serve under the military dictatorship. In 2010, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping, torture, and murder of persons suspected of opposing the government during the Dirty War. He was the dictator who ordered the destruction of all documentation on the disappeared. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Reynaldo Bignone has received more than 365,570 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Reynaldo Bignone is the 2,908th most popular politician (up from 3,637th in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 38th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Argentinean Politician.

Reynaldo Bignone is most famous for being the president of Argentina from 1982 to 1983 and for being a part of the military dictatorship that ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983.

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Among politicians, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 2,908 out of 19,576Before him are Robert I, Duke of Burgundy, Guillaume de Nogaret, Adad-nirari III, Abdul Salam Arif, Kuniaki Koiso, and Odilo Globočnik. After him are Marie Louise Gonzaga, Midhat Pasha, Fritigern, Neferefre, Abgar V, and Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Duchess of Montpensier.

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Among people born in 1928, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 48Before him are Federico Bahamontes, Herbert Kroemer, Carlos Fuentes, Francesco Cossiga, Tommaso Buscetta, and Maya Angelou. After him are Alfonso de Portago, Eugene Merle Shoemaker, Li Ka-shing, Arnold Rüütel, Karlheinz Böhm, and Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Among people deceased in 2018, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 40Before him are Francis Lai, V. S. Naipaul, Gudrun Burwitz, Jin Yong, Jamal Khashoggi, and Roy J. Glauber. After him are Burton Richter, Barbara Bush, Günter Blobel, Leon M. Lederman, Bernard Lewis, and Shoko Asahara.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 34 out of 1,154Before him are Alberto Fernández (1959), Mercedes Sosa (1935), Marcelo Bielsa (1955), Raúl Alfonsín (1927), César Luis Menotti (1938), and Richard Walther Darré (1895). After him are Mauricio Macri (1959), Carlos Reutemann (1942), Ernesto Sabato (1911), Luis Monti (1901), Javier Zanetti (1973), and Roberto Eduardo Viola (1924).

Among POLITICIANS In Argentina

Among politicians born in Argentina, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 12Before him are Carlos Menem (1930), Leopoldo Galtieri (1926), Néstor Kirchner (1950), Alberto Fernández (1959), Raúl Alfonsín (1927), and Richard Walther Darré (1895). After him are Mauricio Macri (1959), Roberto Eduardo Viola (1924), Fernando de la Rúa (1937), Juan Manuel de Rosas (1793), Violet Jessop (1887), and Manuel Belgrano (1770).