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Alberto Abdala

Alberto Abdala in 1966.

Alberto Abdala (1920–1986) Uruguayan attorney, politician, painter and Vice-President from 1967 to 1972.

Contents

  • Background 1
  • Vice President of Uruguay 2
    • Historical note 2.1
  • Subsequent events and legacy 3

Background

Alberto Abdala was born in Maldonado, Uruguay in 1920. He was of Lebanese descent.

He was a member of the Colorado Party. He served as Interior Minister and later as member of the Consejo Nacional de Gobierno.

In 1966, the "Jorge Batlle. Ultimately, Abdala refused to run and future President Jorge Batlle was finally selected.

Vice President of Uruguay

After the death of President Unidad y Reforma" Senate list (the most voted Senate list within the Colorado Party), became Vice President. He diverged from many political decisions taken by the Pacheco administration, without, however, resigning. He considered a run for the Presidency in the 1971 elections, but in the end desisted, not wanting to split Unidad y Reforma, and supported a new bid for the presidency by Jorge Batlle.

Historical note

Abdala was the seventh person to hold the office of Vice President of Uruguay. The office dates from 1934, when César Charlone became Uruguay's first Vice President.

Subsequent events and legacy

Abdala was succeeded

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