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 255,146 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia. Reynaldo Bignone is the 3,224th most popular politician (down from 2,927th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from Argentina (down from 31st 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 3,224 out of 15,710Before him are Marie Anne de Bourbon, Procopius, Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand of Austria, Ahhotep I, Uriah the Hittite, and Tomislav of Croatia. After him are Thrasamund, Sun Liang, Emperor Go-Yōzei, Princess Charlotte of Wales, Gustav Ritter von Kahr, and Charles Felix of Sardinia.

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Among people born in 1928, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 55Before him are Jacques Rivette, James Ivory, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Francesco Cossiga, Karlheinz Böhm, and Desmond Morris. After him are Adam West, Arnold Rüütel, Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Ida Haendel, Pat Hitchcock, and Marco Ferreri. Among people deceased in 2018, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 49Before him are Scott Wilson, Claude Lanzmann, Jamal Khashoggi, Whitey Bulger, Günter Blobel, and Burton Richter. After him are John Young, R. Lee Ermey, Tsukasa Hosaka, Jean-Louis Tauran, Gérard Genette, and Milena Dravić.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 35 out of 900Before him are Richard Walther Darré (1895), Alberto Granado (1922), Diego Simeone (1970), Néstor Kirchner (1950), Daniel Passarella (1953), and Luis Monti (1901). After him are Ernesto Sabato (1911), César Pelli (1926), Raúl Alfonsín (1927), Lucio Fontana (1899), Lalo Schifrin (1932), and Fernando de la Rúa (1937).

Among POLITICIANS In Argentina

Among politicians born in Argentina, Reynaldo Bignone ranks 11Before him are Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (1953), Leopoldo Galtieri (1926), Carlos Menem (1930), Manuel Belgrano (1770), Richard Walther Darré (1895), and Néstor Kirchner (1950). After him are Raúl Alfonsín (1927), Fernando de la Rúa (1937), Juan Manuel de Rosas (1793), Roberto Eduardo Viola (1924), Mauricio Macri (1959), and Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (1811).