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Washington Beltrán Barbat
Uruguayan politician

Washington Beltrán Barbat

Washington Beltrán Barbat
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Intro Uruguayan politician
Was Journalist Writer Politician Lawyer
From Uruguay
Field Journalism Law Literature Politics
Gender male
Birth 7 February 1885, Tacuarembó, Uruguay
Death 2 April 1920, Montevideo, Uruguay (aged 35 years)
Star sign Aquarius
Politics National Party
Children: Washington BeltránEnrique Beltrán Mullin
Universidad de la República - Udelar
Washington Beltrán Barbat
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Washington Beltrán Barbat

Washington Beltrán Barbat (February 7, 1885 – April 2, 1920) was a Uruguayan political figure and journalist.

Background and career

Originally from Tacuarembó, Beltrán moved to Montevideo and became a lawyer and a prolific journalist and writer. He co-founded the El País newspaper in 1918.

His son, Washington Beltrán Mullin, was to serve as President of Uruguay.


Beltrán was elected to serve as a deputy and became a prominent member of the National (Blanco) Party. He was noted for his effectiveness at giving political speeches.


In 1920, Washington Beltrán Barbat was killed in a pistol duel with former President of Uruguay José Batlle y Ordóñez.

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