Rodolfo Almirón
Rodolfo Almirón Sena (February 17, 1936 – June 5, 2009) was a former Argentine police officer and a leader of an extreme right-wing death squad known as the Triple A, operating in Argentina from 1973 ...
Argentine Anticommunist Alliance
The Argentine Anticommunist Alliance (Spanish: Alianza Anticomunista Argentina, usually known as Triple A or AAA) was a far-right death squad founded in Argentina in 1973 and particularly active u...
United Officers' Group
The United Officers' Group (Spanish, Grupo de Oficiales Unidos) or GOU was a nationalist secret society within the Argentine Army which staged a coup d'état in 1943 to overthrow President Ramón Castil...
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Leopoldo Galtieri
Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri Castelli (15 July 1926 – 12 January 2003) was an Argentine general and President of Argentina from 22 December 1981 to 18 June 1982, during the last milita...
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Carlos Alberto Sacheri
Carlos Alberto Sacheri (1933–1974) was an Argentine thomist philosopher and scholar. He was shot and killed by ERP members on 22 December 1974 in Buenos Aires; he was targeted because of his perceived...
Juan Pistarini
Juan Pistarini (23 December 1882 – 29 May 1956) was an Argentine general and politician.
Pistarini was born in the town of Victorica, La Pampa Province. He graduated from the National Milita...
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José Alfredo Martínez de Hoz
José Alfredo Martínez de Hoz (13 August 1925 – 16 March 2013) was an Argentine executive and policy maker. He served as Minister of the Economy under de facto President Jorge Rafael Videla between 197...
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Jorge Anaya
Admiral Jorge Isaac Anaya (27 September 1926 – 9 January 2008) was a former Commander-in-Chief of the Argentine Navy. He was born in Bahía Blanca, in the province of Buenos Aires. He participate...
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V8 (band)
V8 was an Argentine heavy metal band created in 1979, one of the first notable Argentine and Latin America bands of that genre. After its dissolution former members have continued their careers start...
Emilio Eduardo Massera
Emilio Eduardo Massera (October 19, 1925 – November 8, 2010) was an Argentine Naval military officer, and a leading participant in the Argentine coup d'état of 1976. In 1981, he was found to be a memb...
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Á Bao A Qu
A Bao A Qu is a supposed Malay legendary creature described in Jorge Luis Borges's 1967 Book of Imaginary Beings. Borges claimed to have found it either in an introduction to the Arabian Nights by Ric...
Leonor Acevedo Suárez
Leonor Acevedo Suárez (1876–1975) was the mother of the Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges, and a major figure in his life and work.
Leonor Acevedo was born in Uruguay, the daughter of Leonor Suár...
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Guillermo Suárez Mason
Carlos Guillermo Suárez Mason (January 2, 1924 – June 21, 2005) was an Argentine military officer convicted for Dirty War crimes during the 1976 — 83 military dictatorship. He was in charge of t...
Juan Carlos Onganía
Juan Carlos Onganía Carballo ([ˈxwaŋ ˈkarlos oŋɡaˈni.a]; March 17, 1914 – June 8, 1995) was de facto President of Argentina from 29 June 1966 to 8 June 1970. He rose to power as military dictator afte...
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Pedro Eugenio Aramburu
Pedro Eugenio Aramburu Silveti (Río Cuarto, Córdoba, May 21, 1903 – May 29, 1970) was an Argentine Army general. He was a major figure behind the Revolución Libertadora, the military coup agains...
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Jordán Bruno Genta
Jordán Bruno Genta, (1909–1974) was an Argentine writer and educator, widely considered the ideologue of the Argentine extreme right-wing.In his youth, Genta actively campaigned against several attemp...
Estela Canto
Estela Canto (1919 – June 1994) was an Argentine writer and translator best known for her relationship with Jorge Luis Borges.
Canto was the descendant of an old Uruguayan family. Her ancestors in...
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Alfredo Astiz
Alfredo Ignacio Astiz (born 8 November 1951) was a Commander, intelligence officer, Marine and maritime commando in the Argentine Navy during the military dictatorship of Jorge Rafael Videla during th...
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José Félix Uriburu
Lieutenant General José Félix Benito Uriburu y Uriburu (July 20, 1868 – April 29, 1932) was the first de facto President of Argentina; he achieved the position through a military coup, and his t...
Jorge Luis Borges
Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges KBE (/ˈbɔrhɛs/; [ˈxorxe ˈlwis ˈborxes]  audio ) (24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986), was an Argentine short-story writer, essayist, poet and transla...
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Rodolfo Freude
Rodolfo Freude (1922–2003) was a close advisor of Argentine President Juan Perón and served as his Director of the Information Division (División de Informaciones).Freude, an Argentine citizen of Germ...
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Isaac Rojas
Isaac Francisco Rojas Madariaga (December 3, 1906 – in Buenos Aires; April 13, 1993) was an Argentine Admiral of the Navy and de facto Vice President of Argentina. He joined the Argentine Navy a...
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Carlos Ruckauf
Carlos Federico Ruckauf (born July 10, 1944) is a Peronist politician in Argentina, member of the Justicialist Party. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from January 2002 to March 2003. He had e...
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Beagle conflict
The Beagle conflict was a border dispute between Chile and Argentina over the possession of Picton, Lennox and Nueva islands and the scope of the maritime jurisdiction associated with those islands th...
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Anibal Gordon
Anibal Gordon (died 13 September 1987) was an Argentine suspected of being a leader of the Triple A death squad, active from 1973-1976 against leftist Peronistas during the period of rule by the Perón...
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Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge's Taxonomy
Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge (Spanish: Emporio celestial de conocimientos benévolos) is a fictitious taxonomy of animals described by the writer Jorge Luis Borges in his 1942 essay "...
Argentine Patriotic League
The Argentine Patriotic League (Liga Patriótica Argentina) was a Nacionalista paramilitary group, officially created in Buenos Aires on January 16, 1919, during the Tragic week events. Presided over b...
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Norah Borges
Leonor Fanny Borges Acevedo (1901 – 1998), better known by the pseudonym Norah Borges was a visual artist and art critic, member of the Florida group, and sister of the Argentinian writer Jorge Luis B...