Julio Miranda

Julio Miranda
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Argentine Senator
from Tucumán Province
In office
December 10, 2003 – December 10, 2009
Succeeded by Beatriz Rojkés de Alperovich
Governor of Tucumán
In office
October 29, 1999 – October 29, 2003
Preceded by Antonio Domingo Bussi
Succeeded by José Alperovich
Argentine Senator
from Tucumán Province
In office
22 December 1992 – 27 October 1999
Succeeded by José Carbonell
Personal details
Born (1946-10-17) October 17, 1946 (age 74)
Manuel García Fernández, Tucumán
Nationality Argentine
Political party Justicialist Party

Julio Antonio Miranda (born October 17, 1946) is an Argentine politician and a member of the Justicialist Party. He is a former Senator for Tucumán Province and was part of the majority Front for Victory parliamentary group. Previously he has been governor of Tucumán and national Senator before being elected to this office

Born in the village of Manuel García Fernández, in Leales Department, Tucumán, Miranda completed the 4th grade (half) of elementary school.[1] Miranda's political career began as trade union man, representing the State Oil Workers Trade Union (SUPE). He was elected a Senator in 1992 by the Tucuman province legislature. In 1999, Miranda was elected Governor of Tucumán by a narrow margin (6,800 votes) defeating the son of the incumbent governor Antonio Domingo Bussi. His four years saw considerable controversy and fierce opposition from the Republican Force Tucumán party led by Antonio Bussi and his son, Ricardo. At the end of his term in 2003, Miranda stood again for the Senate. His party's candidate, José Alperovich, beat the younger Bussi for the governorship.

From 1997 to 1999, Miranda was President of the soccer club Club Atlético Tucumán.

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