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Gonzalo Pérez Iribarren

lived from 1936 to 1998

Gonzalo Pérez Iribarren was a Uruguayan mathematician and statistician who was forced to spend ten years in exile during the right-wing dictatorship beginning in 1973. He returned to Uruguay in 1983 and was the main force in rebuilding the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics and setting up the Basic Sciences Development Programme.

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