Benjamín Lacayo Sacasa

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Benjamín Lacayo Sacasa (27 June 1893 – 4 April 1959) was the President of Nicaragua from 27 May to 15 August 1947.wikipedia
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Benjamín Lacayo Sacasa (27 June 1893 – 4 April 1959) was the President of Nicaragua from 27 May to 15 August 1947.

National Congress of Nicaragua

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Lacayo Sacasa was the president of the lower chamber of National Congress of Nicaragua in 1933 and 1947.

Roberto Sacasa

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He was a relative of Silvestre Selva, 17th President of Nicaragua, Roberto Sacasa, 44th and 46th President, and his son Juan Bautista Sacasa, 63rd President, as well as a cousin of Roberto Martínez Lacayo, 74th and 75th President of Nicaragua from 1 May 1972 to 1 March 1973 and from 1 March 1973 to 1 December 1974, and Arnoldo Alemán, 81st President of Nicaragua.
He was a relative of Silvestre Selva Sacasa, 17th President of Nicaragua, and Benjamín Lacayo Sacasa, 67th President of Nicaragua.

Anastasio Somoza García

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On 26 May 1947, he was installed with the help of former president Anastasio Somoza García, the commander of the army, who had become dissatisfied with his recently elected successor, Leonardo Argüello.
Less than a month later, Somoza orchestrated another coup, naming one of his wife's uncles, Benjamín Lacayo, as President.

Juan Bautista Sacasa

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He was a relative of Silvestre Selva, 17th President of Nicaragua, Roberto Sacasa, 44th and 46th President, and his son Juan Bautista Sacasa, 63rd President, as well as a cousin of Roberto Martínez Lacayo, 74th and 75th President of Nicaragua from 1 May 1972 to 1 March 1973 and from 1 March 1973 to 1 December 1974, and Arnoldo Alemán, 81st President of Nicaragua.
He was a relative of Benjamín Sacasa.

Leonardo Argüello Barreto

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On 26 May 1947, he was installed with the help of former president Anastasio Somoza García, the commander of the army, who had become dissatisfied with his recently elected successor, Leonardo Argüello.
The Assembly nominated Benjamín Lacayo, a puppet of Somoza, to succeed Argüello.

Nicaragua

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Benjamín Lacayo Sacasa (27 June 1893 – 4 April 1959) was the President of Nicaragua from 27 May to 15 August 1947.

Silvestre Selva

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He was a relative of Silvestre Selva, 17th President of Nicaragua, Roberto Sacasa, 44th and 46th President, and his son Juan Bautista Sacasa, 63rd President, as well as a cousin of Roberto Martínez Lacayo, 74th and 75th President of Nicaragua from 1 May 1972 to 1 March 1973 and from 1 March 1973 to 1 December 1974, and Arnoldo Alemán, 81st President of Nicaragua.

Arnoldo Alemán

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He was a relative of Silvestre Selva, 17th President of Nicaragua, Roberto Sacasa, 44th and 46th President, and his son Juan Bautista Sacasa, 63rd President, as well as a cousin of Roberto Martínez Lacayo, 74th and 75th President of Nicaragua from 1 May 1972 to 1 March 1973 and from 1 March 1973 to 1 December 1974, and Arnoldo Alemán, 81st President of Nicaragua.

1947 Nicaraguan Constitutional Assembly election

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Benjamín Lacayo Sacasa was Somoza’s next choice for president, but even the new US administration led by Harry Truman found it impossible to recognize such a blatant corruption of the political process.