Casá, Eduardo b. February 17, 1935 d. January 24, 2004 Auto Race Car Driver. Nicknamed "Tuqui," he was one of the most popular drivers of the Turismo Carretera category during the 1960s, specially for his Ford called by his fans "El Tractor." He won 10 races, and is best remembered for his triumph in the 1965 GP and his 1966 Vice-Championship. (Bio by: 380W) Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
Casares, Adolfo Bioy b. September 15, 1914 d. March 8, 1999 Throughout a career that spanned more than sixty years, this great argentine author distinguished himself as one of Latin America´s most outstanding voices. He was also a great friend and collaborator of the late Jorge Luis Borges. Some of his novels: The invention of Morel (1940), Six Problems for Don Isidro (1942),The Dream of the Heroes (1954), Asleep in the Sun (1973), The Dream of Heroes (1987). Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina Plot: # 85 on the Cemetery Administration map
Constantino (Constantineau), Florencio b. April 9, 1869 d. November 19, 1919 Acclaimed Tenor. Born on April 9, 1869 in Bilbao (Spain), his real name was Constantineau. He lived first in Argentina, and had one engagement to the Teatro Real Madrid in 1899. He sung a lot of characters: the heroes of Verdi, Rubinstein, Ponchielli, Donizetti, and Wagner. Friend of the Tsar Nicolas II, favorably receveid by the public, he became the star of Manhattan opera in 1908. He didn't manage his career very well. He wounded the bass Giovanni Gravina, on stage, with a spade, and so...[Read More] (Bio by: Kermoal Brigitte) Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
De Dellepiane, Dr. Elvira b. April 19, 1867 d. June 4, 1954 Social Reformer and Doctor. She was the second woman doctor in Argentina. She was also an activist for women's and children's rights. She practiced medicine and made it a lifelong career promoting health as a medical inspector for both the Departamento Nacional de Higiene (1907-1918) and the Consejo Nacional de Education (1919-1934). While in these positions, she established the first school cafeteria in Argentina. Dr. Elvira Rawson De Dellepiane was a direct descendant of Edward 1 Rawson...[Read More] (Bio by: Alison Franks) Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
De Rosas, Juan Manuel b. March 30, 1793 d. March 14, 1877 Argintine Statesman. He was the Governor of Buenos Aires with full powers between 1829 to 1834 and 1835 to 1852. Supported the Federalist party. He defenden argentinian sovereignity, encouraged andpreserved national identity and local customs. After falling down from power he settled in Burguess Farm, Southampton, where he died. His remains were repatriated in 1989 and he lies in Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Bio by: Guada) Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina Plot: Ortiz de Rosas family vault
Denevi, Marco b. May 12, 1922 d. December 12, 1998 Author. He was born in Saénz Peña, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is remembered for his books "Rosaura a las Diez," "Falsificaciones," "Ceremonia Secreta," "El Cuarto de la Noche," "Los Expedientes," "El Emperador de la China" and "Cuando el Perro del Ángel no Ladra." He also worked as journalist. He died in Buenos Aires. According the newspaper La Nación, he was cremated. (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina
Dorrego, Manuel b. 1787 d. 1828 Argentine statesman and soldier, governor of Buenos Aires province (1820, 1827-28). After serving for a time in the War of Independence, he returned (1816) to Buenos Aires and became a journalist. He attacked the government of Juan Mart’n de Pueyrred—n and was banished (1817). Returning to Buenos Aires in 1820, he was provisional governor of the province (July-Sept., 1820). A leading advocate of federalism, he opposed the unitarian administration of Bernardino Rivadavia. After Juan Facundo...[Read More] (Bio by: Glen Short) Cause of death: executed Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina Plot: His grave is #7 on the La Recoleta map.