Eloy Gaspar Ureta Montehermoso

Eloy Gaspar Ureta Montehermoso

Birth
Chiclayo, Lambayeque, Peru
Death 10 Oct 1965 (aged 72)
Spain
Burial Lima, Provincia de Lima, Lima, Peru
Memorial ID 26222906 · View Source
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Peruvian military, he was Commander of the Northern Army, victor of the Battle of Zarumilla. After the victory over Ecuadorian troops in 1941 was promoted to Major General. He introduced himself as candidate for president in the elections of June 10, 1945, being defeated by José Luis Bustamante y Rivero. The Peruvian government honored him by giving the 18 January 1946 the title of Grand Marshal of Peru and until today he was the last Marshal appointed, and is considered national hero.


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  • Originally Created by: Rolo
  • Added: 22 Apr 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 26222906
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eloy Gaspar Ureta Montehermoso (12 Dec 1892–10 Oct 1965), Find a Grave Memorial no. 26222906, citing Cementerio Presbítero Matías Maestro, Lima, Provincia de Lima, Lima, Peru ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .