Skip to main content

Uriburu, José Evaristo (1831–1914)

Uriburu, José Evaristo (1831–1914)

José Evaristo Uriburu (b. 19 November 1831; d. 25 October 1914), Argentine statesman, president of Argentina (1895–1898), and senator (1901–1910). Scion of an aristocratic Salta family, Uriburu was part of the so-called Generation of 1880 and one of the most representative figures in the oligarchic politics of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A leading member of the elite's political machine, the National Autonomist Party (PAN), Uriburu assumed the presidency of the nation after the sudden resignation of Luis Sáenz Peña. Like his predecessor, Uriburu had to deal with the great 1890 depression and he continued Sáenz Peña's policy of consolidating the national and provincial debts. Though brief, his presidency nonetheless produced a number of notable accomplishments. Uriburu's resolution of the ongoing dispute with the British railroad companies over profit guarantees as well as other measures restored investor confidence and led to a return of British capital. In his diplomatic career, Uriburu was one of the principal mediators of the treaty between Chile and Peru that ended the War of the Pacific.

See alsoArgentina, Political Parties: National Autonomist Party .

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Natalio R. Botana, El orden conservador: la política argentina entre 1880 y 1916 (1977).

Horacio J. M. Guido, Secuelas del unicato, 1890–1896 (1977).

Additional Bibliography

Instituto de Historia Militar Argentina. Congreso Nacional de Historia Militar: Buenos Aires, 20, 21 y 22 de nov-iembre de 1996. Buenos Aires: Instituto de Historia Militar Argentina, 1999.

                                        James P. Brennan

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Uriburu, José Evaristo (1831–1914)." Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture. . Encyclopedia.com. 18 Nov. 2018 <https://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Uriburu, José Evaristo (1831–1914)." Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 18, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/uriburu-jose-evaristo-1831-1914

"Uriburu, José Evaristo (1831–1914)." Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture. . Retrieved November 18, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/uriburu-jose-evaristo-1831-1914

Learn more about citation styles

Citation styles

Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org/style

The Chicago Manual of Style

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

American Psychological Association

http://apastyle.apa.org/

Notes:
  • Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
  • In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.