Manuel Antonio Ortiz

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Manuel Antonio Ortiz became President of the Provisional Junta of Paraguay on 20 September 1840 following the death of José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia. He was chairman of the Junta until 22 January 1841, when he was overthrown in a coup.[1] Following his deposition, Juan José Medina established a triumvirate to govern the state.

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  1. ^ "Ministerio de Educación y Cultura - Paraguay » Fechas Especiales » En 1840 se formó una Junta Provisional de Gobierno para suceder a Rodríguez de Francia". www.mec.gov.py. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
Political offices
Preceded by
José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia
President of Provisional Junta
1840–1841
Succeeded by
Juan José Medina