Dr. Gabriel Terra Leivas was the President of Uruguay from 1931 to 1938.
|Born:||August 1, 1873|
|Died:||September 15, 1942, Montevideo|
|Political party:||Colorado Party|
|Spouse(s):||María Marcelina Ilarraz Miranda|
|Alma mater:||Universidad de la República|
|Vice President:||Alfredo Navarro|
|Preceded by:||Juan Campisteguy|
|Succeeded by:||Alfredo Baldomir|
About Gabriel Terra
Uruguayan politician who served as the President of Uruguay from 1931 to 1938. He was known for his dictatorial style, having abolished the country’s constitution in favor of a new one which transferred nearly all the state’s powers to himself.
He attended the University of Uruguay, where he later became a member of the faculty.
He harshly suppressed all opposition towards him and jailed many university officials.
His nephew, Horacio Terra Arocena, and great-nephew, Juan Pablo Terra, both served in the Senate.
He and Jose Mujica have both served as the President of Uruguay.
Information related to Gabriel Terra
- Constitution of Uruguay of 1934 – The third Constitution of Uruguay was in force between 1934 and 1942.
- Politics of Uruguay – The politics of Uruguay abide by a presidential representative democratic republic, under which the President of Uruguay is both the head of state and the head of government, as well as a multiform party system.
- Education and Culture Ministers of Uruguay
- Presidents of the Chamber of Deputies of Uruguay
- Presidents of Uruguay
- Uruguayan lawyers
- Colorado Party (Uruguay) politicians
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