Bartolomé Guillermo Blanche Espejo (June 6, 1879 – June 10, 1970) was a Chilean military officer and provisional president of Chile in 1932.
|Provisional President of Chile|
September 13, 1932 – October 2, 1932
|Preceded by||Carlos Dávila|
|Succeeded by||Abraham Oyanedel|
|Born||June 6, 1879|
La Serena, Chile
|Died||June 10, 1970 (aged 91)|
He was born in La Serena, Coquimbo Region, where he completed his early studies. Later, he was accepted at the military academy. He had a very successful military career and was promoted to brigadier general in 1927.
In 1932 he became Interior Minister to the provisional government of Carlos Dávila. After the later's resignation, he became Provisional Presidente on September 13, 1932. Nonetheless, the Antofagasta coup d'état of September 27, 1932 followed by the uprising of the army garrison of Concepción forced him to resign less than a month later, on October 3.
He was replaced by Abraham Oyanedel, President of the Supreme Court of Justice.
- Official biography (in Spanish)
| Minister of War
| Minister of the Interior
Ernesto Barros Jarpa
| Provisional President of Chile
| Army Commander-in-chief
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