Arbenz Guzmán, Jacobo, 1913-1971

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1913-09-14
Death 1971-01-27
English

Biographical notes:

Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán (b. Sept. 14, 1913, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala–d. Jan. 27, 1971, Mexico City, Mexico) was a military officer in Guatemala. In 1950 he was elected president of Guatemala in the second democratic election; as president instituted a land reform. However, Árbenz Guzmán was ousted in 1954 in a coup engineered by the US Department of State and the Central Intelligence Agency. He lived in exile in Mexico until his death.

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SNAC ID:
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Occupations:

  • Presidents
  • Colonels

Places:

  • Republic of Guatemala, 00, GT
  • Quetzaltenango, 13, GT
  • Mexico City, 09, MX