Arturo Armando Molina
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|Arturo Armando Molina|
|President of El Salvador|
July 1, 1972 – July 1, 1977
|Preceded by||Fidel Sánchez Hernández|
|Succeeded by||Carlos Humberto Romero|
August 6, 1927 |
|Political party||National Coalition Party|
Colonel Arturo Armando Molina (born August 6, 1927 in San Salvador) is a former President of El Salvador. He served between July 1, 1972 and July 1, 1977. Molina was a member of the National Conciliation Party, and had served as Secretary to the Presidency following since 1969.
In 1975, Molina began the first land reform ever in Salvadoran history. He was strongly opposed to both left-wing and right-wing agitators. In 1977, he ran for Minister of Defense and went into self-imposed exile, returning to El Salvador in 1992.
|President of El Salvador
Carlos Humberto Romero
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