Omar Graffigna

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Omar Graffigna
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Commander of the Argentine Air Force
In office
January 26, 1979 — December 17, 1981
Preceded byGeneral Orlando Ramón Agosti
Succeeded byGeneral Basilio Lami Dozo
Personal details
Born(1926-04-02)2 April 1926
Clarke, Santa Fe Province,[1] Argentina
Died9 December 2019(2019-12-09) (aged 93)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
NationalityArgentine

Omar Domingo Rubens Graffigna (2 April 1926 – 9 December 2019) was an Argentine Air Force officer. He served in the second military junta of the National Reorganization Process dictatorship. Alongside Reynaldo Bignone, he was one of the last surviving members of the dictatorship.

On 8 September 2016 he was sentenced to 25 years' imprisonment for crimes during the dictatorship.[2]

Graffigna died in Buenos Aires on 9 December 2019 at the age of 93.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Reseña Histórica de Carrizales (Clarke) (in Spanish)
  2. "Lesa humanidad: condenan a Graffigna y a Trillo a 25 años de prisión" [Crimes against Humanity: Graffigna and Trillo sentenced to 25 years in prison]. Clarín (in Spanish). 8 September 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  3. Last Argentine Junta member dies aged 93

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