Eleazar López Contreras
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|Eleazar López Contreras|
|President of Venezuela|
18 December 1935 – 5 May 1941
|Preceded by||Juan Vicente Gómez|
|Succeeded by||Isaías Medina Angarita|
|Senator for life|
January 23, 1961 – January 2, 1973
5 May 1883|
Queniquea, Táchira, Venezuela
|Died||2 January 1973
|Spouse(s)||Luz María Wolhmar
Luisa Elena Mijares
María Teresa Núñez Tovar
José Eleazar López Contreras (5 May 1883 – 2 January 1973) was President of Venezuela (1935–1941). López was a general and one of Juan Vicente Gómez's collaborators, serving as his War Minister from 1931. In 1939, Contreras accepted in Venezuela the ships "Koenigstein" and "Caribia" which fled from Germany, having Jews on board.
López Contreras cabinet (1935-1941)
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Juan Vicente Gómez
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Isaías Medina Angarita