Eduardo Blanco Acevedo

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Blanco and the second or maternal family name is Acevedo.

Eduardo Blanco Acevedo (1884-1971) was a Uruguayan political figure and physician.


Son of Juan Carlos Blanco Fernández and Luisa Acevedo, his family was full of prominent personalities in the academic and political fields.[1]

He was a distinguished Uruguayan political figure. He was long associated with the Colorado Party (Uruguay) party. He was father-in-law to President of Uruguay Gabriel Terra.

Political roles

He served in the 1930s as President Gabriel Terra's public health minister.

He served as a Senator in the 1930s and 1940s.

In the 1950s he served as minister for public instruction. From 1952 till 1955 he served at the Consejo Nacional de Gobierno.


He died in 1971.


  1. "The notable Acevedos" (in Spanish). EL PAIS. 7 September 2008.

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