High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Víctor Hipólito Martínez (born in 1924) is an Argentine lawyer and politician, best known for his role as Vice President during Raúl Alfonsín's 1983-89 tenure.MArtínez was born and raised in Córdoba, Argentina. HE enrolled in the National University of Córdoba, received a law degree in 1948 and in 1955, he participated in a Southern Methodist University conference on fossil fuel policy. HE began teaching land law at his alma mater in 1956 and earning a juris doctor, in 1957. ACtive in the centrist Radical Civic Union (UCR), Martínez entered politics and was elected to the Provincial Senate, in 1962. HE was elected Mayor of Córdoba in 1963 and remained in the post until a coup d'état removed President Arturo Illia (a fellow UCR figure), in 1966.