Bartolomé MitreBartolomé Mitre Martínez (26 June 1821 – 19 January 1906) was an Argentine statesman, soldier and author. He was President of Argentina from 1862 to 1868 and the first president of unified Argentina.
Born into a Greek family, Mitre is known as the most versatile statesman, military man, politician, journalist, historian, writer and poet. He was a major figure in the history of Argentina during second half of the 19th century.
He was the figure that best characterized liberalism in Argentina, but he was a moderate and flexible liberal, not dogmatic. Provided by Wikipedia