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Carlos Enrique José Pellegrini (October 11, 1846 – July 17, 1906) was Vice President of Argentina and became President of Argentina from 6 August 1890 to 12 October 1892, upon Miguel Ángel Juárez Celman's resignation (see Revolución del Parque).
|President of Argentina|
August 7, 1890 – October 11, 1892
|Preceded by||Miguel Juárez Celman|
|Succeeded by||Luis Sáenz Peña|
|Vice President of Argentina|
October 11, 1886 – August 6, 1890
|President||Miguel Juárez Celman|
|Preceded by||Francisco Bernabé Madero|
|Succeeded by||Jose Evaristo Uriburu|
|Born||October 11, 1846|
|Died||July 17, 1906 (aged 59)|
|Political party||National Autonomist Party|
|Relations||Charles Henri Pellegrini (father)|
María Bevans Bright (mother)
His administration he cleaned up the finances and created the Banco de la Nación Argentina, Argentina's national bank, and the prestigious high-school that carries his name, Escuela Superior de Comercio Carlos Pellegrini, public school of noted academic level, part of Universidad de Buenos Aires.
After the end of his term, he served as senator between 1895 and 1903, and in 1906, he was elected national representative in the lower house. Like many other nineteenth century Argentines prominent in public life, he was a freemason. He died in his native city of Buenos Aires and is buried in La Recoleta Cemetery.
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- The list includes Juan Bautista Alberdi, Manuel Alberti, Carlos María de Alvear, Miguel de Azcuénaga, Antonio González de Balcarce, Manuel Belgrano, Antonio Luis Beruti, Juan José Castelli, Domingo French, Gregorio Aráoz de Lamadrid, Francisco Narciso de Laprida , Juan Larrea, Juan Lavalle, Vicente López y Planes, Bartolomé Mitre, Mariano Moreno, Juan José Paso, Carlos Pellegrini, Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, and Justo José de Urquiza. José de San Martín is known to have been a member of the Lautaro Lodge; but whether the lodge was truly masonic has been debated: Denslow, William R. (1957). 10,000 Famous Freemasons. 1–4. Richmond, VA: Macoy Publishing & Masonic Supply Co Inc.
Francisco Bernabé Madero
| Vice President of Argentina
José Evaristo Uriburu
Miguel Juárez Celman
| President of Argentina
Luis Sáenz Peña
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