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Gregorio Conrado Álvarez

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Gregorio Álvarez
27° De Facto President of Uruguay
In office
September 1, 1981 – February 12, 1985
Preceded byAparicio Méndez
Succeeded byRafael Addiego
Personal details
Born(1925-11-26)November 26, 1925
Montevideo, Uruguay
DiedDecember 28, 2016(2016-12-28) (aged 91)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Spouse(s)Rosario Flores
OccupationPolitical, military

Gregorio Conrado Álvarez Armelino (November 26, 1925 – December 28, 2016) was a Uruguayan general and former dictator. He served as the de facto president of Uruguay from 1981 until 1985.

On October 22, 2009, he was convicted for 37 counts of murder and human rights violations. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison. However, he was not in court to hear the verdict as he was ill.[1]

He was born in Montevideo.

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