Domingo Francisco Sánchez

Domingo Francisco Sánchez Corvalán (20 March 1795 – 1 March 1870) was a Paraguayan politician and statesman who served as the Vice President of Paraguay during the administration of Francisco Solano López from 1865 to 1870.[1] Sánchez was one of the few officials who worked in the administrations of Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, Carlos Antonio López and Solano López.

Domingo Francisco Sánchez
Don F. Sanchez, Ministre d'État, vice-président de la république du Paraguay..jpg
Sánchez in 1867
Vice President of Paraguay
In office
25 May 1865 – 1 March 1870 (1865-05-25 – 1870-03-01)
Preceded byFrancisco Solano López
Succeeded bySotero Cayo Miltos
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
23 May 1860 – 29 October 1862 (1860-05-23 – 1862-10-29)
Preceded byNicolás Vázquez
Succeeded byJosé Berges Villalta
Personal details
Born(1795-03-20)20 March 1795
Asunción, Paraguay
Died1 March 1870(1870-03-01) (aged 74)
Cerro Corá, Paraguay
OccupationPolitician, statesman
Military service
ConflictParaguayan War 

On 1 March 1870, he died in combat with Brazilian soldiers at the Battle of Cerro Corá, the last battle of the Paraguayan War, alongside Solano López and Secretary of State Luis Caminos.


Political offices
Preceded by Vice President of Paraguay
25 May 1865 – 1 March 1870
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Nicolás Vázquez
Minister of Foreign Affairs
10 September 1862 – 25 May 1865
Succeeded by