Pedro Varela in 1868.

Pedro José Varela Olivera (22 February 1837, Florida, Uruguay – 1906, Montevideo, Uruguay)[1] was a politician and member of the Uruguayan Colorado Party. He was president of Uruguay from February to March 1868 and from January 1875 to March 1876, when he resigned from office in favor of defense minister Lorenzo Latorre.

He served as the President of the Senate of Uruguay in 1868 and 1873.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Profile, Rulers.org; accessed 3 December 2016.
  2. ^ PRESIDENCIA DE LA ASAMBLEA GENERAL Y DEL SENADO PRESIDENCIA DE LA CAMARA DE REPRESENTANTES (October 29, 2013). "Parlamentarios Uruguayos 1830-2005" (PDF). www.parlamento.gub.uy.
Political offices
Preceded by
Venancio Flores
President of Uruguay
Acting

1868
Succeeded by
Lorenzo Batlle y Grau
Preceded by
José Eugenio Ellauri
President of Uruguay
Acting

1875
Succeeded by
Pedro Carve
Preceded by
Pedro Carve
President of Uruguay
1875-1876
Succeeded by
Lorenzo Latorre