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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. 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 300,028 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Reynaldo Bignone is the 3,687th most popular politician (down from 3,219th in 2019), the 38th most popular biography from Argentina (down from 35th in 2019) and the 11th 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 3,687 out of 15,577Before him are Ahmose, Egils Levits, Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, Avery Brundage, Sundiata Keita, and Emperor Wuzong of Tang. After him are Qi of Xia, Ayşe Sultan, Hormizd II, Mary of Clopas, Vologases I of Parthia, and Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine.

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Among people born in 1928, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 63Before him are Kåre Willoch, Karlheinz Böhm, Capucine, Adam West, Giampiero Boniperti, and James Ivory. After him are Manfred Rommel, Alan J. Pakula, Jim Lovell, János Kornai, Zhu Rongji, and James Garner. Among people deceased in 2018, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 52Before him are Claude Lanzmann, Günter Blobel, Joël Robuchon, Jean-Louis Tauran, Paul D. Boyer, and Scott Wilson. After him are Gérard Genette, Dolores O'Riordan, Shoko Asahara, Sondra Locke, Wim Kok, and Osamu Shimomura.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 38 out of 1,019Before him are Lucio Fontana (1899), Héctor Cúper (1955), Violet Jessop (1887), Alberto Granado (1922), César Pelli (1926), and Ernesto Sabato (1911). After him are Alberto Fernández (1959), Bernardo Houssay (1887), Luis Monti (1901), Raúl Alfonsín (1927), Juan Manuel de Rosas (1793), and Ernesto Laclau (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In Argentina

Among politicians born in Argentina, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 11Before him are Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (1953), Carlos Menem (1930), Leopoldo Galtieri (1926), Richard Walther Darré (1895), Néstor Kirchner (1950), and Violet Jessop (1887). After him are Alberto Fernández (1959), Raúl Alfonsín (1927), Juan Manuel de Rosas (1793), Roberto Eduardo Viola (1924), Manuel Belgrano (1770), and Fernando de la Rúa (1937).