José Eugenio Ellauri

Jose Eugenio Ellauri y Obes (1834–1894) was a Uruguayan political figure.

Jose Eugenio Ellauri y Obes
9th President of Uruguay
In office
March 1, 1873 – January 22, 1875
Preceded byTomás Gomensoro
Succeeded byPedro Varela Olivera
Personal details
Montevideo, Uruguay
Montevideo, Uruguay
Political partyColorado Party


He was a lawyer by profession, and a prominent member of the Colorado Party (Uruguay).

His father was Foreign Minister, Deputy and President of the Constituent Assembly, José Longinos Ellauri.

He served as Foreign Minister under Lorenzo Batlle y Grau from 1868 to 1872.

President of UruguayEdit

He served as President of Uruguay from 1873 to 1875.[1]

While President, Ellauri founded by decree the town of Villa del Carmen, in Durazno Department in 1873.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 'José Eugenio Ellauri', Wikipedia (in Spanish), es:José Eugenio Ellauri,