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It was built in 1822 as the first public cemetery in the city. Designed by the French engineer Prospero Catelin. In the late nineteenth century, it become in one of the favorite necropolis of the wealthier families, after they began moving to this area of the City.
Among those buried in the Cementerio de la Recoleta are found political leaders, presidents of Argentina, writers, Nobel Prizes, sportsmen and businessmen.