Carlos Enrique Díaz de León
|Carlos Enrique Díaz de León|
|25th President of Guatemala|
27 June 1954 – 28 June 1954
|Preceded by||Jacobo Arbenz|
|Succeeded by||Elfegio Monzón|
Carlos Enrique Díaz de León (1910–2014) was the provisional President of Guatemala from 27 June 1954 to 28 June 1954. He was replaced by a military junta led by Elfegio Monzón. Carlos Enrique Díaz was chief of the armed forces.
Military Government Board (1954)
Later the CIA decided that Díaz was too indulgent of Communists and he was forced to resign. He was later replaced by Elfegio Monzón, an officer in the national army who had opposed Árbenz. Díaz was exiled and lived, until his death, in México. His body resides in Guatemala.
- Pike, Fredrick B., FDR's Good Neighbor Policy: sixty years of generally gentle chaos, University of Texas Press, 1995, 394 pages, ISBN 0-292-76557-6, ISBN 9780292765573 
- Our leaders in the period 1954 to 1986 (Guatemala)
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