Biography of Leandro Nicéforo Alem (1842-1896)

Argentine politician. One of the founders of the Radical Civic Union. He/She captained the movement that overthrew President Juárez Celman in 1890 and became the head of the Radical Party. At the head of this organization, it triggered the revolution of 1893 and was named interim President; but, to be defeated, he/she had to emigrate to Montevideo.