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Juan Carlos Onganía

Personal data
Date of birthMarch 17, 1914
Place of birthMarcos Paz, Buenos Aires
Date of deathJune 8, 1995(age 81)
Place of deathBuenos Aires
Political partynone
36th President of Argentina
De facto
In officeJune 29, 1966 - June 8, 1970
Succeeded byRoberto M. Levingston
Preceded byArturo Umberto Illia

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Juan Carlos Onganía Carballo (-esˈxwaŋ ˈkarlos oŋɡaˈni.a; March 17, 1914 - June 8, 1995) was de facto president of Argentina from 29 June 1966 to 8 June 1970. He rose to power as military dictator after toppling, in a coup d’état self-named Revolución Argentina (Argentine Revolution), the democratically (although peronism, the main political force at the time, was proscripted) elected president Arturo Illia (UCR).

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