List of Vice Presidents of Argentina

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Vice President of Argentina
Vicepresidente de la Nación Argentina
Gabriela Michetti Vicepresidenta 2015.jpg
Incumbent
Gabriela Michetti

since December 10, 2015
Term length Four years, renewable once
Inaugural holder Salvador María del Carril
Formation Argentine Constitution of 1853
Website Secretaría de Comunicación Pública. Vicepresidencia.
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The office of Vice President of Argentina is the second highest political position in Argentina, and first in the line of succession to the Presidency of Argentina. The office was established with the enactment of the Argentine Constitution of 1853.

The Vice President assumes presidential duties in a caretaker in case of absence or temporary incapacity of the head of state, and may succeed to the Presidency in case of resignation, permanent incapacity, or death of the President. The longest Vice Presidential tenure as caretaker in Argentine history took place between 1865 and 1868, while President Bartolomé Mitre was preoccupied with the Paraguayan War. Seven Argentine Vice Presidents have succeeded to the Presidency: Juan Esteban Pedernera (1861); Carlos Pellegrini (1890); José Evaristo Uriburu (1895); José Figueroa Alcorta (1906); Victorino de la Plaza (1914); Ramón Castillo (1942); and Isabel Perón (1974).

The Argentine Constitution does not provide for the replacement of a Vice President should their tenure be ended for any reason, and their office was thus made vacant on seventeen occasions since 1861 (see list).

The 1994 amendments gave the Vice President the additional title of President of the Senate; this made the role a more legislative than executive one, with the power to vote in the case of a tie in the Senate. It also modified the Vice President's term -as well as the President's- from one unrenewable six-year term to two four-year terms renewable upon reelection of the joint ticket.

A list of the Vice Presidents follows, including de facto Vice Presidents during military regimes and vacant periods. The current Vice President of Argentina is Gabriela Michetti.

List of Vice Presidents

Affiliation Keys

Abbreviation Party name (English) Party name (Spanish)
Unitarian Unitarian Unitarios
Liberal Liberal Party Partido Liberal
Autonomist Autonomist Party Partido Autonomista
PAN National Autonomist Party Partido Autonomista Nacional
UCR Radical Civic Union Unión Cívica Radical
PDN National Democratic Party Partido Demócrata Nacional
Concordancia Concordancia Concordancia
Military Armed Forces of the Argentine Republic Fuerzas Armadas de la República Argentina
UCR-JR Radical Civic Union Renewal Board Unión Cívica Radical Junta Renovadora
Peronist Peronist Party Partido Peronista
UCR-I Intransigent Radical Civic Union Unión Cívica Radical Intransigente
UCR-P People's Radical Civic Union Unión Cívica Radical del Pueblo
PCP Conservative People's Party Partido Conservador Popular
PJ Justicialist Party Partido Justicialista
FREJULI Justicialist Liberation Front Frente Justicialista de Liberación
FREJUPO Justicialist Front of Popular Unity Frente Justicialista de Unidad Popular
Alianza Alliance for Work, Justice and Education Alianza para el Trabajo, la Justicia y la Educación
FPV Front for Victory Frente para la Victoria
PRO Republican Proposal Propuesta Republicana
Cambiemos Cambiemos Cambiemos

Argentine Confederation (1854–1861)

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Elections Political
party
President Notes
Start End
1 SalvadorMariaDelCarril.JPG Salvador María del Carril
(1798–1883)
5 March 1854 5 March 1860 1854 Unitarian Justo José de Urquiza
2 JEPedernera.jpg Juan Esteban Pedernera
(1796–1886)
5 March 1860 4 November 1861 1860 Unitarian Santiago Derqui Assumed the presidency after the resignation of Santiago Derqui.
Vacant
4 November 1861 – 12 December 1861
Juan Esteban Pedernera Juan Esteban Pedernera resigned.

Argentine Republic (1861–present)

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Elections Political
party
(Coalition)
President Notes
Start End
Vacant
12 December 1861 – 12 October 1862
Bartolomé Mitre
3 Marcos Paz2.jpg Marcos Paz
(1811–1868)
12 October 1862 2 January 1868 1862 Liberal Acting president between 12 June 1865 and 2 January 1868. Died in office.
Vacant
2 January 1868 – 12 October 1868
4 Adolfo Alsina 02.JPG Adolfo Alsina
(1829–1877)
12 October 1868 12 October 1874 1868 Autonomist Domingo Sarmiento
5 Mariano Acosta.jpg Mariano Acosta
(1825–1893)
12 October 1874 12 October 1880 1874 PAN Nicolás Avellaneda
6 Francisco B Madero.JPG Francisco Bernabé Madero
(1816–1896)
12 October 1880 12 October 1886 1880 PAN Julio Argentino Roca
7 Retrato de Carlos Pellegrini.jpg Carlos Pellegrini
(1813–1868)
12 October 1886 6 August 1890 1886 PAN Miguel Juárez Celman Assumed the presidency after the resignation of Miguel Juárez Celman.
Vacant
6 August 1890 – 12 October 1892
Carlos Pellegrini
8 JEUriburu.jpg José Evaristo Uriburu
(1831–1914)
12 October 1892 22 January 1895 1892 PAN Luis Sáenz Peña Assumed the presidency after the resignation of Luis Sáenz Peña.
Vacant
22 January 1895 – 12 October 1898
José Evaristo Uriburu
9 Norberto Quirno Costa.JPG Norberto Quirno Costa
(1844–1915)
12 October 1898 12 October 1904 1898 PAN Julio Argentino Roca
10 José Figueroa Alcorta.jpg José Figueroa Alcorta
(1860–1931)
12 October 1904 12 March 1906 1904 PAN Manuel Quintana Acting president between 25 January 1906 and 12 March 1906. Assumed the presidency after the death of Manuel Quintana.
Vacant
12 March 1906 – 12 October 1910
José Figueroa Alcorta
11 Victorino de la Plaza.JPG Victorino de la Plaza
(1840–1919)
12 October 1910 9 August 1914 1910 PAN Roque Sáenz Peña Assumed the presidency after the death of Roque Sáenz Peña.
Vacant
9 August 1914 – 12 October 1916
Victorino de la Plaza
12 P luna.jpg Pelagio Luna
(1867–1919)
12 October 1916 25 June 1919 1916 UCR Hipólito Yrigoyen Died in office.
Vacant
25 June 1919 – 12 October 1922
13 Elpidio González.JPG Elpidio González
(1875–1951)
12 October 1922 12 October 1928 1922 UCR Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear
Francisco Beiró.jpg Francisco Beiró
(1876–1928)
Died before taking office 1928 UCR Hipólito Yrigoyen Died before taking office.
14 Dr Enrique Martinez.JPG Enrique Martínez
(1887–1938)
12 October 1928 6 September 1930 UCR Acting president between 5 and 6 September 1930. Ousted from office by a coup d'état.
15 Enrique santamarina.jpg Enrique Santamarina
(1870–1937)
6 September 1930 20 October 1930 José Félix Uriburu Resigned.
Vacant
20 October 1930 – 20 February 1932
16 Julio A. Roca hijo.JPG Julio Argentino Pascual Roca
(1873–1942)
20 February 1932 20 February 1938 1931 PDN
(Concordancia)
Agustín Pedro Justo
17 Ramoncastillo.jpg Ramón Castillo
(1873–1944)
20 February 1938 27 June 1942 1937 PDN
(Concordancia)
Roberto María Ortiz Acting president between 3 July 1940 and 27 June 1942. Assumed the presidency after the resignation of Roberto María Ortiz.
Vacant
27 June 1942 – 7 June 1943
Ramón Castillo
Arturo Rawson Beginning of the Revolution of '43.
18 Sabá H Sueyro.jpg Sabá Sueyro
(1889–1943)
7 June 1943 15 October 1943 Military Pedro Pablo Ramírez Died in office.
19 E Farrell.jpg Edelmiro Julián Farrell
(1887–1980)
15 October 1943 9 March 1944 Military Acting president between 25 February 1944 and 9 March 1944. Assumed the presidency after the resignation of Pedro Pablo Ramírez.
Vacant
9 March 1944 – 8 July 1944
Edelmiro Julián Farrell
20 Juan Peron con banda de presidente.jpg Juan Domingo Perón
(1895–1974)
8 July 1944 10 October 1945 Military Removed from office.
21 Tte. Gral. Juan Pistarini.jpg Juan Pistarini
(1882–1956)
10 October 1945 4 June 1946 Military End of the Revolution of '43.
22 Hortensio Quijano.png Hortensio Quijano
(1884–1952)
4 June 1946 3 April 1952 1946 UCR-JR Juan Domingo Perón Died in office.
Died before taking office 1951 Peronist Reelected in 1951, but died before taking office on 4 June 1952.
Vacant
3 April 1952 – 7 May 1954
23 Almirante Alberto Teisaire.jpg Alberto Tessaire
(1891–1963)
7 May 1954 16 September 1955 1954 Peronist Elected in the only vice-presidential election in the country. Ousted from office by the Revolución Libertadora.
Vacant
16 September 1955 – 23 September 1955
Eduardo Lonardi
24 IsaacRojas.jpg Isaac Rojas
(1906–1993)
23 September 1955 1 May 1958 Military
Pedro Eugenio Aramburu End of the Revolución Libertadora.
25 Alejandro Gómez -1958.jpg Alejandro Gómez
(1908–2005)
1 May 1958 18 November 1958 1958 UCR-I Arturo Frondizi Resigned.
Vacant
18 November 1958 – 12 October 1963
José María Guido
26 Carlos Perette.jpg Carlos Humberto Perette
(1915–1992)
12 October 1963 28 June 1966 1963 UCR-P Arturo Umberto Illia Ousted from office by a coup d'état.
Vacant
28 June 1966 – 25 May 1973
Argentine Revolution Military dictatorship.
27 Solano Lima.jpg Vicente Solano Lima
(1901–1984)
25 May 1973 13 July 1973 March
1973
PCP
(FREJULI)
Héctor José Cámpora Resigned along the president Héctor José Cámpora.
Vacant
13 July 1973 – 12 October 1973
Raúl Alberto Lastiri
28 Isabel Martinez de Peron.jpg Isabel Martínez de Perón
(1931–)
12 October 1973 1 July 1974 Sept.
1973
PJ
(FREJULI)
Juan Domingo Perón Acting president between 29 June 1974 and 1 July 1974. Assumed the presidency after the death of Juan Domingo Perón.
Vacant
1 July 1974 – 10 December 1983
Isabel Martínez de Perón
National Reorganization Process Military dictatorship.
29 Victor Martinez.jpg Víctor Hipólito Martínez
(1924–2017)
10 December 1983 8 July 1989 1983 UCR Raúl Alfonsín
30 Eduardo duhalde presidente.jpg Eduardo Duhalde
(1941–)
8 July 1989 10 December 1991 1989 PJ
(FREJUPO)
Carlos Menem Resigned to become Governor of Buenos Aires Province.
Vacant
10 December 1991 – 8 July 1995
31 Carlos Ruckauf.png Carlos Ruckauf
(1944–)
8 July 1995 10 December 1999 1995 PJ
32 Carlos Álvarez.jpg Carlos Álvarez
(1948–)
10 December 1999 6 October 2000 1999 UCR
(Alianza)
Fernando de la Rúa Resigned.
Vacant
6 October 2000 – 25 May 2003
Puerta
Saá
Camaño
Duhalde
33 Daniel Scioli June 2015.jpg Daniel Scioli
(1957–)
25 May 2003 10 December 2007 2003 PJ
(FPV)
Néstor Kirchner
34 Julio Cobos.jpg Julio Cobos
(1955–)
10 December 2007 10 December 2011 2007 UCR
(FPV)
Cristina Kirchner
35 Amado Boudou, 2009-07-08, en Casa Rosada (Buenos Aires).jpg Amado Boudou
(1962–)
10 December 2011 9 December 2015 2011 PJ
(FPV)
Vacant
10 December 2015
Federico Pinedo Federico Pinedo was the Provisional President of the Senate exercising the Executive Power and acting president from 00:00 hs. until Gabriela Michetti's swearing in at 11:45 hs.
36 Gabriela Michetti Vicepresidenta 2015.jpg Gabriela Michetti
(1965–)
10 December 2015 Incumbent 2015 PRO
(Cambiemos)
Mauricio Macri Although her mandate begun on 10 December 2015 at 00:00 hs., it was only after she swore in the Congress at 11:45 hs. that she took office as Vice President.

See also

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