Argentina: Provisional Governments: 1810-1814

Cabildo [1]
23 May 1810 - 24 May 1810  
Presidente de la Junta Provisional Gubernativa de las Provincias del Río de la Plata, por el (a nombre del) Señor Don Fernando VII
24 May 1810 - 25 May 1810 Baltasar Hidalgo de Cisneros de la Torre
25 May 1810 - 23 Sep 1811 Cornelio Judas Tadeo de Saavedra y Rodríguez
Gobierno Ejecutivo de las Provincias del Río de la Plata, a nombre del Señor Don Fernando VII
members:
23 Sep 1811 - 22 Nov 1811 Feliciano Antonio Chiclana y Giménez de Paz
23 Sep 1811 - 22 Nov 1811 Manuel Mariano de Sarratea Altolaguirre
23 Sep 1811 - 22 Nov 1811 Juan José Esteban del Passo Fernández
president:
23 Sep 1811 - 22 Nov 1811 Feliciano Antonio Chiclana y Giménez de Paz
Gobierno Superior Provisional de las Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata, a nombre del Señor Don Fernando VII
members:
22 Nov 1811 - 7 Oct 1812 Feliciano Antonio Chiclana y Giménez de Paz (x) [2]
22 Nov 1811 - 23 Sep 1812 Manuel Mariano de Sarratea Altolaguirre (x) [2]
22 Nov 1811 - 23 Mar 1812 Juan José Esteban del Passo Fernández (x)
23 Mar 1812 - 8 Oct 1812 Bernardino de la Trinidad González Rivadavia y Rivadavia [3]
5 Apr 1812 - 8 Oct 1812 Juan Martín Mariano de Pueyrredón y O'Dogan [4][5]
presidents:
22 Nov 1811 - 23 Mar 1812 Feliciano Antonio Chiclana y Giménez de Paz (x)
23 Mar 1812 - 23 Sep 1812 Manuel Mariano de Sarratea Altolaguirre (x)
23 Sep 1812 - 8 Oct 1812 Juan Martín Mariano de Pueyrredón y O'Dogan
Cabildo [1]
8 Oct 1812 - 8 Oct 1812  
Supremo Poder Ejecutivo Provisional/Provisorio de las Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata
members:
8 Oct 1812 - 20 Feb 1813 Juan José Esteban del Passo Fernández (x)
8 Oct 1812 - 20 Feb 1813 Nicolás Rodríguez de la Peña Funes
8 Oct 1812 - 20 Feb 1813 Antonio Álvarez de Jonte
8 Oct 1812 - 5 Nov 1812 Francisco Belgrano González [6]
presidents:
8 Oct 1812 - 20 Feb 1813 Juan José Esteban del Passo Fernández (x)
Supremo Poder Ejecutivo de las Provincias Unidas del Río de la Plata [7]
members:
20 Feb 1813 - 31 Jan 1814 Nicolás Rodríguez de la Peña Funes (x)
20 Feb 1813 - 31 Jan 1814 José Julián Pérez de Echalar
20 Feb 1813 - 20 Aug 1813 Antonio Álvarez de Jonte (x)
20 Aug 1813 - 31 Jan 1814 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas Dávila

[1] In both cases (1810 and 1812) the Municipal Council (cabildo) of Buenos Aires formally assumed supreme authority in absence of national executive. There was no change in the official style of the body, but "gobernador" (cabildo gobernador) was added in at least one case in 1810.
[2] The successors of Sarratea and Chiclana, Pedro Medrano Cabrera and Manuel Alejandro Obligado Fernández, were elected 6 Oct 1812 and 7 Oct 1812 respectively, but they were prevented from taking oath of office as a result of coup d'état.
[3] Pending the election of a full member of the Government (23 Mar 1812 - 5 Apr 1812), then pending the swearing-in of Pueyrredón (5 Apr 1812 - 22 May 1812); acting for the absent Sarratea (22 May 1812 - 23 Sep 1812); pending the election and swearing-in of a new member (23 Sep 1812 - 8 Oct 1812).
[4] Elected 5 Apr 1812; sworn in 22 May 1812.
[5] José Miguel Díaz Vélez y Aráoz was elected a substitute to serve for the absent Pueyrredón (5 Apr 1812), but his election was voided 6 Apr 1812.
[6] Pending the swearing-in of Nicolás Rodríguez de la Peña Funes which took place 5 Nov 1812.
[7] Standing Orders of the Supremo Poder Ejecutivo adopted by the Asamblea General 27 Feb 1813 prescribed monthly rotation of the presidency in order of seniority.
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