Juan Bautista Sacasa

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Juan Bautista Sacasa (21 December 1874 in León, Nicaragua – 17 April 1946 in Los Angeles, California) was the President of Nicaragua from 1 January 1933 to 9 June 1936.wikipedia
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Nicaragua

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Juan Bautista Sacasa (21 December 1874 in León, Nicaragua – 17 April 1946 in Los Angeles, California) was the President of Nicaragua from 1 January 1933 to 9 June 1936.
After the U.S. Marines withdrew from Nicaragua in January 1933, Sandino and the newly elected administration of President Juan Bautista Sacasa reached an agreement by which Sandino would cease his guerrilla activities in return for amnesty, a grant of land for an agricultural colony, and retention of an armed band of 100 men for a year.

Roberto Sacasa

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He was the eldest son of Roberto Sacasa and Ángela Sacasa Cuadra, the former's cousin twice removed.

León, Nicaragua

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Juan Bautista Sacasa (21 December 1874 in León, Nicaragua – 17 April 1946 in Los Angeles, California) was the President of Nicaragua from 1 January 1933 to 9 June 1936. Born in the town of León, Sacasa studied in the United States from 1889 to 1901, earning an M.D. from Columbia University.

President of Nicaragua

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Juan Bautista Sacasa (21 December 1874 in León, Nicaragua – 17 April 1946 in Los Angeles, California) was the President of Nicaragua from 1 January 1933 to 9 June 1936.

Nicaraguan Civil War (1926–27)

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Following an uprising by Liberal soldiers in Puerto Cabezas, Sacasa returned to Nicaragua in 1926.
The Nicaraguan presidential election of 1924 brought a coalition government to power, with Conservative Carlos Solórzano being president and Liberal Dr. Juan B. Sacasa being vice president.

Augusto César Sandino

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Over the next six years, a formerly obscure Liberal general named Augusto Sandino would lead a guerilla war against the Marines, who had remained in the country to enforce the agreement.
The United States troops withdrew from the country in 1933 after overseeing the election and inauguration of President Juan Bautista Sacasa, who had returned from exile.

National Guard (Nicaragua)

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At the insistence of the U.S. Ambassador, he named Anastasio Somoza García, who was married to one of his nieces, as director of the Guardia Nacional (National Guard).
That same year, U.S. forces left the country, but after a civil war broke out, they returned in 1926 and took over the command (and training) of the National Guard from 1927 to 1933, when it was returned to Nicaraguan control under the government of President Juan Bautista Sacasa.

Anastasio Somoza García

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At the insistence of the U.S. Ambassador, he named Anastasio Somoza García, who was married to one of his nieces, as director of the Guardia Nacional (National Guard).
This gave him the power base to remove his wife's uncle, Juan Bautista Sacasa, from the presidency, and make himself president in 1937.

Benjamín Lacayo Sacasa

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He was a relative of Benjamín Sacasa.
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.

Pact of Espino Negro

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However, the U.S. forced the two warring parties to enter into negotiations, resulting in the Pact of Espino Negro, which required that both sides would disarm and Díaz would be allowed to finish his term.
Juan Bautista Sacasa, who had served as Vice-President under overthrown President Jose Santos Zelaya, served as his Vice President.

Managua

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Supplied by Mexico with arms and munitions, the Liberal rebels, under the command of General José María Moncada, nearly succeeded in capturing Managua.
It was commissioned by President Juan Bautista Sacasa in 1935 and built by architect Pablo Dambach, who also built the St. James Cathedral.

José María Moncada

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Supplied by Mexico with arms and munitions, the Liberal rebels, under the command of General José María Moncada, nearly succeeded in capturing Managua.
Moncada was one of the leaders, together with Juan Bautista Sacasa and Augusto César Sandino.

Carlos José Solórzano

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In 1924, Sacasa became a member of a political coalition headed by moderate Conservative Carlos Solórzano.

Leonardo Argüello Barreto

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He was a cousin of María Argüello Manning, wife of Juan Bautista Sacasa Sacasa, 63rd President of Nicaragua.

Los Angeles

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Juan Bautista Sacasa (21 December 1874 in León, Nicaragua – 17 April 1946 in Los Angeles, California) was the President of Nicaragua from 1 January 1933 to 9 June 1936.

California

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Juan Bautista Sacasa (21 December 1874 in León, Nicaragua – 17 April 1946 in Los Angeles, California) was the President of Nicaragua from 1 January 1933 to 9 June 1936.

United States

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Born in the town of León, Sacasa studied in the United States from 1889 to 1901, earning an M.D. from Columbia University.

Doctor of Medicine

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Born in the town of León, Sacasa studied in the United States from 1889 to 1901, earning an M.D. from Columbia University.

Columbia University

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Born in the town of León, Sacasa studied in the United States from 1889 to 1901, earning an M.D. from Columbia University.

José Santos Zelaya

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He served as a professor and dean of faculty at the National University in León, and was a supporter of the Liberal regime of José Santos Zelaya.

United States Marine Corps

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Shortly afterwards, the detachment of U.S. Marines which had remained in Nicaragua for thirteen years withdrew, believing that the political situation was stable.

Emiliano Chamorro Vargas

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In October 1925, Solórzano's government was overthrown by former President General Emiliano Chamorro, who failed to gain U.S. recognition and subsequently resigned in favor of Adolfo Díaz.

Adolfo Díaz

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In October 1925, Solórzano's government was overthrown by former President General Emiliano Chamorro, who failed to gain U.S. recognition and subsequently resigned in favor of Adolfo Díaz.