Famous Argentine Intellectuals & Academics

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 1 Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: May 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

 2 Manuel Belgrano

Manuel Belgrano
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Famous As: Lawyer, Journalist, Economist, Politician, Soldier, Jurist
Birthdate: June 3, 1770
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Died: June 20, 1820

 3 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento

Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
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Famous As: Politician, Writer, Journalist, Soldier, Diplomat, Historian
Birthdate: February 15, 1811
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Juan
Died: September 11, 1888
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 4 Facundo Cabral

Facundo Cabral
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: July 9, 2011

 5 Ernesto Laclau

Ernesto Laclau
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Famous As: Philosopher, University teacher, Sociologist
Birthdate: October 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Died: April 13, 2014

 6 Hipólito Yrigoyen

Hipólito Yrigoyen
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Famous As: Lawyer, Politician, Author
Birthdate: July 12, 1852
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Died: July 3, 1933

 7 Mario Bunge

Mario Bunge
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Famous As: Physicist, Philosopher, Essayist, Sociologist, University teacher, Writer
Birthdate: September 21, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
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 8 Esther Vilar

Esther Vilar
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Born to German-Jewish immigrants in Argentina, Esther Vilar studied medicine before she moved to Germany to study psychology and sociology. After taking up scores of odd jobs, she soared to international fame with her bestselling book The Manipulated Man, which argues that women aren’t oppressed but control men in relationships.

 9 William Henry Hudson

William Henry Hudson
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: August 4, 1841
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: near Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: August 18, 1922

 10 Bartolomé Mitre

Bartolomé Mitre
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Famous As: Soldier, Linguist, Journalist, Historian, Politician, Translator
Birthdate: June 26, 1821
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Buenos Aires
Died: January 19, 1906

 11 Raúl Prebisch

Raúl Prebisch
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: April 17, 1901
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
Died: April 29, 1986

 12 Axel Kicillof

Axel Kicillof
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Famous As: Economist, Politician
Birthdate: September 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 13 Domingo Cavallo

Domingo Cavallo
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: July 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, Argentina

 14 Amado Boudou

Amado Boudou
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Famous As: Economist, Politician
Birthdate: November 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 15 Carlos Saavedra Lamas

Carlos Saavedra Lamas
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Famous As: First Latin American Nobel Peace Prize Recipient
Birthdate: November 1, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: May 5, 1959

 16 Leopoldo Lugones

Leopoldo Lugones
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: June 13, 1874
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Villa de María del Río Seco, Argentina
Died: February 18, 1938

 17 Alfonso Prat-Gay

Alfonso Prat-Gay
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Famous As: Economist, Politician
Birthdate: November 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 18 Ricardo Piglia

Ricardo Piglia
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: November 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Adrogué, Argentina
Died: January 6, 2017

 19 Francisco Moreno

Francisco Moreno
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Famous As: Naturalist, Explorer, Anthropologist, Geographer
Birthdate: May 31, 1852
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: November 22, 1919

Argentine explorer Francisco Moreno, better known as Perito Moreno, is remembered as one of his country’s greatest heroes. His explorations helped define the border of Chile. He discovered Patagonian treasures such as Mount Fitz Roy and established Argentina’s first national park, Nahuel Huapi. His accolades include the Cullum Geographical Medal.

 20 Guillermo O'Donnell

Guillermo O'Donnell
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Famous As: Political scientist
Birthdate: February 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: November 29, 2011

 21 Florentino Ameghino

Florentino Ameghino
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Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: September 18, 1854
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Luján, Argentina
Died: August 6, 1911

 22 Alfred Métraux

Alfred Métraux
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Famous As: Anthropologist
Birthdate: November 5, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lausanne, Switzerland
Died: April 12, 1963

 23 Dorothy Maud Wrinch

Dorothy Maud Wrinch
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Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: September 12, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina
Died: February 11, 1976

 24 Manuel Gálvez

Manuel Gálvez
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: May 6, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Parana, Argentina
Died: November 14, 1962

 25 Enrique Larreta

Enrique Larreta
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 4, 1875
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: July 6, 1961