Francisco Forteza

Francisco Forteza (1892–1967) was a Uruguayan political figure.


He was a medical doctor by profession. He was a prominent member of the Uruguayan Colorado Party. His son Francisco Forteza (son) served as a Deputy, Senator, Economy Minister and Interior Minister.

Public offices

Forteza was elected as a Deputy in 1926. He later served in the Senate.

Exiled during the Presidency of Gabriel Terra, he later returned to serve in a number of ministerial portfolios in post-WW2 governments:[1] Public Health (1945–1946), Education (1947) and Defence (1947–1951).

From 1955 to 1957 he was President of the Bank of the Republic.


He died in 1967.

See also


  1. 'Francisco Forteza', Wikipedia (in Spanish), es:Francisco Forteza,

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