Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri Castelli (July 15, 1926 – January 12, 2003) was an Argentine general and President of Argentina from December 22, 1981 to June 18, 1982, during the last military dictatorship (known officially as the National Reorganization Process). The death squad Intelligence Battalion 601 directly reported to him. He was removed from power soon after the British retook the Falklands... more »
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''I feel very proud, even though they didn't elect me, to be President of the Argentines.''Leopoldo Fortunato, General Galtieri (b. 1927), Argentine soldier, president. Quoted in Observer (London, January 2, 1983).