Lorenzo Guerrero

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Lorenzo Guerrero Gutiérrez
President of Nicaragua
In office
4 August 1966 – 1 May 1967
Vice PresidentSilvio Argüello Cardenal and Gustavo Raskosky
Preceded byOrlando Montenegro Medrano
Succeeded byAnastasio Somoza Debayle
Personal details
Born(1900-11-13)November 13, 1900
Granada
DiedApril 15, 1981(1981-04-15) (aged 80)
Granada

Lorenzo Guerrero Gutiérrez (13 November 1900 – 15 April 1981)[1] was a Nicaraguan politician and a close associate of Somoza family. Guerrero was the president of the upper chamber of National Congress of Nicaragua 1949-1950, 1953-1954, 1956-1957 and 1962.[2] Guerrero served as one of the Vice Presidents in the administration of René Schick from May 1963 to August 1966 and became President of Nicaragua on 4 August 1966 following the death of Schick.[3] Guerrero served the remainder of Schick's term and handed over the presidency to Anastasio Somoza Debayle on 1 May 1967, who in turn appointed Guerrero as his Foreign Minister. He was a relative of his predecessor René Schick.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gobernantes de Nicaragua". Ministerio de Educación. 9 December 2012.
  2. ^ "(REFÓRMASE EL DECRETO-LEY DEL 26 OCTUBRE DE 1940, LEY CREADORA DEL BANCO NACIONAL DE NICARAGUA)". legislacion.asamblea.gob.ni.
  3. ^ History of Vicepresidency Archived 2008-10-25 at the Wayback Machine
Political offices
Preceded by
Mariano Argüello Vargas
Vice President of Nicaragua
with Silvio Argüello Cardenal and Gustavo Raskosky

1963–1966
Succeeded by
Silvio Argüello Cardenal and
Gustavo Raskosky
Preceded by
Orlando Montenegro
President of Nicaragua
1966–1967
Succeeded by
Anastasio Somoza Debayle