Leonardo Argüello Barreto

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Leonardo Argüello Barreto (29 August 1875 – 15 December 1947) was a Nicaraguan politician who, after several attempts, became the President of Nicaragua in 1947.wikipedia
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A member of the Nationalist Liberal Party, his presidency was cut short by a Coup d'état orchestrated by the Commander of the National Guard, General Anastasio Somoza García.

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Leonardo Argüello Barreto (29 August 1875 – 15 December 1947) was a Nicaraguan politician who, after several attempts, became the President of Nicaragua in 1947.

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He served as President of the lower chamber of the National Congress of Nicaragua, and as Minister of Public Education, Interior and Foreign Affairs.

Anastasio Somoza García

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A member of the Nationalist Liberal Party, his presidency was cut short by a Coup d'état orchestrated by the Commander of the National Guard, General Anastasio Somoza García.
The Nationalist Liberal Party nominated an elderly doctor named Leonardo Argüello, with Somoza using the National Guard to secure his election.

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Arguello fled to the Embassy of Mexico, after less than 4 weeks into his mandate.

Benjamín Lacayo Sacasa

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The Assembly nominated Benjamín Lacayo, a puppet of Somoza, to succeed Argüello.
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.

Juan Bautista Sacasa

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

Nicaragua

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Leonardo Argüello Barreto (29 August 1875 – 15 December 1947) was a Nicaraguan politician who, after several attempts, became the President of Nicaragua in 1947.

Coup d'état

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A member of the Nationalist Liberal Party, his presidency was cut short by a Coup d'état orchestrated by the Commander of the National Guard, General Anastasio Somoza García.

National Guard (Nicaragua)

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A member of the Nationalist Liberal Party, his presidency was cut short by a Coup d'état orchestrated by the Commander of the National Guard, General Anastasio Somoza García.

León, Nicaragua

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Leonardo Argüello was born in León, Nicaragua.

Nicaraguan Civil War (1926–27)

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He participated in the Constitutionalist War of 1926.

Mexico

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Arguello fled to the Embassy of Mexico, after less than 4 weeks into his mandate.

Mexico City

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President Arguello died of an illness shortly after arriving in Mexico City on 15 December 1947.

List of Nicaraguans

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1947 Nicaraguan Constitutional Assembly election

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On the night of 25/26 May 1947 Somoza woke the President Argüello in his bed and told him that he was no longer president of Nicaragua.

Pedro Joaquín Chamorro Cardenal

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Both were relatives of Leonardo Argüello, 66th President of Nicaragua.

Xavier Chamorro Cardenal

He was born in Granada, Nicaragua, a son of Pedro Joaquín Chamorro Zelaya and wife Margarita Cardenal Argüello, paternal grandson of Pedro Joaquín Chamorro Bolaños and wife and cousin Ana María Zelaya Bolaños and maternal grandson of Julio Cardenal Argüello and wife and cousin Adela Argüello Cervantes (daughter of José María Argüello Peñalba and wife María Cervantes Montalván), both relatives of Leonardo Argüello, 66th President of Nicaragua.