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Jacobo Arbenz

Jacobo ArbenzAKA Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán

Born: 14-Sep-1913
Birthplace: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Died: 27-Jan-1971
Location of death: Mexico City, Mexico
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, General Cemetery, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Guatemala
Executive summary: President of Guatemala, 1951-54

Military service: Guatemalan Army (1935-37)

Father: (pharmacist, d. suicide)
Wife: Maria Cristina Vilanova (m. 1939)
Daughter: Arabella (fashion model, b. 1940, d. 1965 suicide)
Son: Jacobo Arbenz Villanova (Guatemalan politician, b. 13-Nov-1946)

    Teacher: History, Guatemalan Military Academy, Guatemala City

    President of Guatemala 1951-54
    Declared Martial Law Jun-1954
    Ousted in a Coup Jun-1954
    Exiled Guatemala (Jun-1954)
    Exhumed transferred from El Salvador to Guatemala (1995)
    Swiss Ancestry

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Time, 28-Jun-1954, DETAILS: Guatemala's Arbenz

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