Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri

Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri

Birth
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death 12 Jan 2003 (aged 76)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Burial Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
Plot Panteón Militar (new building)
Memorial ID 7076024 · View Source
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Argentine Dictator. Served as the President of Argentina from November 1981 to June 1982. He ordered the 1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands that touched off a 10-week war with Britain over the ownership of the islands. He was also one of three out of four presidents who headed the Military Junta from 1976 to 1983 in which over 30,000 dissidents or leftists were killed.


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  • Added: 12 Jan 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7076024
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri (15 Jul 1926–12 Jan 2003), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7076024, citing Cementerio de la Chacarita, Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina ; Maintained by Find A Grave .