Our Lady of Buen Aire in front of the National Migration Department
Juan de Garay founding Buenos Aires in 1580. The initial settlement, founded by Pedro de Mendoza, had been abandoned since 1542.
Aldus verthoont hem de stadt Buenos Ayrros geleegen in Rio de la Plata, painting by a Dutch sailor who anchored at the port around 1628.
Emeric Essex Vidal, General view of Buenos Ayres from the Plaza de Toros, 1820. In this area now lies the Plaza San Martín.
Impression of the Buenos Aires Cathedral by Carlos Pellegrini, 1829.
View of the Avenida de Mayo in 1915
Construction of the Obelisk of Buenos Aires on the 9 de Julio Avenue, 1936.
9 de Julio Avenue, 1986.
Catalinas Norte is an important business complex composed of nineteen commercial office buildings and occupied by numerous leading Argentine companies, foreign subsidiaries, and diplomatic offices. It is located in the Retiro and San Nicolás neighborhoods.
Satellite view of the Greater Buenos Aires area, and the Río de la Plata.
Buenos Aires Botanical Garden
Heavy rain and thunderstorm in Plaza San Martin. Thunderstorms are usual during the summer.
The Buenos Aires City Hall in the right corner of the entrance to the Avenida de Mayo
Metropolitan Police of Buenos Aires City
The Immigrants' Hotel, constructed in 1906, received and assisted the thousands of immigrants arriving to the city. The hotel is now a National Museum.
Villa 31, a villa miseria in Buenos Aires
The Metropolitan Cathedral is the main Catholic church in the city.
The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, the main stock exchange and financial center of Argentina.
Headquarters of the National Bank of Argentina, the national bank and the largest in the country's banking sector.
Buenos Aires Bus, the city's tourist bus service. The official estimate is that the bus carries between 700 and 800 passengers per day, and has carried half a million passengers since its opening.
Monument to the Carta Magna and Four Regions of Argentina in the neighborhood of Palermo
The Centro Cultural Kirchner (Kirchner Cultural Center), located at the former Central Post Office, is the largest of Latin America.
Homage to Buenos Aires, a mural located at the Carlos Gardel station of the Buenos Aires Underground. It represents a typical scene from the city and several of its icons, such as singer Carlos Gardel, the Obelisco, the port, tango dancing and the Abasto market.
Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art.
MALBA
The interior of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, a celebrated bookstore located in the barrio of Recoleta.
Tango dancers during the World tango dance tournament.
The Buenos Aires Philharmonic.
Gaumont Cinema opened in 1912.
A screening at Parque Centenario, as part of the 2011 edition of BAFICI
A fashion show at the Planetarium in 2013, as part of BAFWEEK.
View of Bolívar Street facing the Cabildo and Diagonal Norte, on Buenos Aires' historical center. The city's characteristic convergence of diverse architectural styles can be seen, including Spanish Colonial, Beaux-Arts and modernist architecture.
Teatro Colón.
Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, a public high school in Buenos Aires, and it is one of the most prestigious in Argentina and Latin America.
University of Buenos Aires' Law School in Recoleta
July 9 Avenue
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
A Mitre Line Trenes Argentinos train in Retiro railway station
Map of the Greater Buenos Aires Commuter Rail Network
EcoBici.
200 Series rolling stock at San José de Flores station, Buenos Aires Underground.
Buenos Aires Underground map
Metrobus, Paseo del Bajo.
Buquebus high-speed ferries connect Buenos Aires to Uruguay
Campo Argentino de Polo, home of the Argentine Open Polo Championship, the most important global event of this discipline
La Bombonera during a night game of Copa Libertadores between Boca Juniors v. Colo Colo.
Luna Park

This is a list of mayors and chiefs of government of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital, since its federalization.

- List of mayors and chiefs of government of Buenos Aires City

Its citizens first elected a Chief of Government in 1996; previously, the Mayor was directly appointed by the President of Argentina.

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Mauricio Macri

Argentine businessman and politician who served as the President of Argentina from 2015 to 2019.

Argentine businessman and politician who served as the President of Argentina from 2015 to 2019.

Mauricio Macri and Martín Palermo, football player of Boca Juniors.
Macri in 2007
Macri (center) with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (left) and Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli (right) in 2008
Macri on a 200 Series train on Line A of the Buenos Aires Underground, January 2013
Macri with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner during the inauguration of Autopista Illia in 2014
Macri inspecting Metropolitan Police graduates
Macri and Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio (now Pope Francis)
Macri's 2015 presidential campaign logo
Macri campaigning in Cordoba, in August 2015
Macri receives the presidential sash from acting president Federico Pinedo.
Macri at the World Economic Forum, January 2018.
Argentine delegation to the World Economic Forum in Davos, in 2016. It was the return of the country to the conference after 11 years of absence.
Macri with former president Bill Clinton, Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi, economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and London mayor Sadiq Khan at the Clinton Global Initiative
Macri negotiating the loan with Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF.
Macri announcing an investment deal for the Vaca Muerta shale deposit in Patagonia
Mauricio Macri, US president Donald Trump and their respective first ladies, at the White House in the United States
Macri and German chancellor Angela Merkel during the 2017 G20 Summit in Hamburg
Macri acknowledged Juan Guaidó as president of Venezuela during the 2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis.
Mauricio Macri during the electoral campaign of 2017
Demonstration in support of Maldonado during the Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice.
Arms of Mauricio Macri as member of the Order of Isabella the Catholic

He previously served as 5th Chief of Government of Buenos Aires from 2007 to 2015, and was a member of the Chamber of Deputies representing Buenos Aires from 2005 to 2007.

Aníbal Ibarra

Aníbal Ibarra (born March 1, 1958) is an Argentine lawyer and politician who served as mayor of Buenos Aires.

Ibarra was elected on May 7, 2000, as Mayor of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires in the first round, defeating Domingo Cavallo, former Economy Minister of the country.

Telerman at the Buenos Aires Legislature.

Jorge Telerman

Argentine politician and journalist.

Argentine politician and journalist.

Telerman at the Buenos Aires Legislature.

He was the fourth Chief of Government of Buenos Aires City, replacing Aníbal Ibarra between 2006 and 2007.

Jorge Telerman was born in the Villa del Parque neighborhood of the City of Buenos Aires, on November 29, 1955.

Daniel Filmus

Argentine politician and academic, currently serving as the country's Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, since 2021.

Argentine politician and academic, currently serving as the country's Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, since 2021.

Filmus formerly served as a National Senator for the City of Buenos Aires from 2007 to 2013, and as Minister of Education, Science and Technology in the government of President Néstor Kirchner.

Filmus ran for mayor of Buenos Aires on the Kirchnerist Front for Victory ticket in 2007.

Horacio Rodríguez Larreta

Rodríguez Larreta at a press conference
Rodríguez Larreta inaugurating a housing complex
Rodríguez Larreta with then-mayor Mauricio Macri and SBASE chief Juan Pablo Picardo on a 200 Series train

Horacio Rodríguez Larreta (born 29 October 1965) is an Argentine economist, politician and the current Chief of Government of the City of Buenos Aires.

Official portrait, 1999

Fernando de la Rúa

Argentine politician and a member of the Radical Civic Union (UCR) political party who served as President of Argentina from 10 December 1999 to 21 December 2001.

Argentine politician and a member of the Radical Civic Union (UCR) political party who served as President of Argentina from 10 December 1999 to 21 December 2001.

Official portrait, 1999
Advertisement for the September 1973 general elections, for the Ricardo Balbín-Fernando de la Rúa ticket
Fernando de la Rúa takes the oath of office next to his vice-president Carlos Álvarez.
De la Rúa prepares a speech after the resignation of his vice president, Carlos Álvarez. He is with his son Antonio de la Rúa and the secretary Darío Lopérfido.
De la Rúa and US president George W. Bush in the White House in April 2001.
De la Rúa, Mireya Moscoso and US president George W. Bush during the 3rd Summit of the Americas.
de la Rúa with his new Minister, Cavallo in March 2001.
De la Rúa collects his personal belongings after his resignation, 21 December 2001
Obelisk protests, December 2001.
President Mauricio Macri at the state funeral of Fernando de la Rúa.

De la Rúa was the first chief of government of Buenos Aires to be elected by popular vote, a change introduced by the amendment of the Constitution.

He married a Buenos Aires socialite, Inés Pertiné, in 1970; they had three children, including Antonio de la Rúa.

1994 amendment of the Constitution of Argentina

Approved on 22 August 1994 by a Constitutional Assembly that met in the twin cities of Santa Fe and Paraná.

Approved on 22 August 1994 by a Constitutional Assembly that met in the twin cities of Santa Fe and Paraná.

The capital city, Buenos Aires, was given the special status of Autonomous City (Ciudad Autónoma), and its population was given the right to elect a Chief of Government (i.e. Mayor).