Carlos Fischer

Carlos Lorenzo Fischer Brusoni (1903 – 7 August 1969)[1] was a Uruguayan political figure. He was President of Uruguay from 1958 to 1959, at the end of a long period of rule by Presidents of the Colorado Party not to be resumed by that party until 1967.

BackgroundEdit

Fischer was a member of the Uruguayan Colorado Party. From February 15, 1943, until November 9, 1949, during the 34th and 35th legislative period he was, representing the department Río Negro, a member of the Cámara de Representantes.[2] In the early 1950s he was minister of agriculture in Uruguay.

In 1955 he was elected member of the National Council of Government; after his fellow-Colorado colleague Arturo Lezama stepped down as President of the body, on March 7, 1958, he acceded to that position.[3] At March 1, 1959[4] The next year he was succeeded by Martín Echegoyen of the National Party, after which Fischer was until 1963 the first vice-president in the Senate of Uruguay.

During the 38th and 39th legislative period he was a replacing senator from March 3, 1959, with some interruptions until February 14, 1967.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Index Fa-Fl".
  2. ^ Uruguayan members of parliament since 1830 at www.parlamento.gub.uy Archived 2013-10-29 at the Wayback Machine (PDF; 7,8 MB)
  3. ^ "Die Chronik. Geschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts bis heute", page 416, published by Ute Becker
  4. ^ information on Uruguay, rulers.org
  5. ^ Uruguayan members of parliament since 1830 at www.parlamento.gub.uy Archived 2013-10-29 at the Wayback Machine (PDF; 7,8 MB)
Political offices
Preceded by President of the Uruguayan National Council of Government
1958–1959
Succeeded by