María Lorenza Barreneche

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Barreneche in March 1984.

María Lorenza Barreneche Iriarte (3 July 1926 – 5 January 2015) was an Argentine public figure. She was the wife of the late President Raúl Alfonsín from 1949 until his death in 2009. She was First Lady of Argentina from 1983 to 1989.

Barreneche was born in Chascomús, Buenos Aires. She was of Basque ancestry. She had six children with Alfonsín.

Barreneche died after years of poor health on 5 January 2016 in Buenos Aires. She was 89.[1]

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  1. "María Barreneche, Raúl Alfonsín's widow, dies". Buenos Aires Herald. 6 January 2015. Archived from the original on 25 February 2016. Retrieved 11 January 2015.