Elfego Hernán Monzón Aguirre

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Elfego Hernán Monzón Aguirre
President of the Republic of Guatemala
In office
29 June 1954 – 8 July 1954
Preceded by Carlos Enrique Díaz de León
Succeeded by Carlos Castillo
Personal details
Born 5 May 1912
Santa Bárbara, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Died 1981
Guatemala
Occupation Military

Elfego Hernán Monzón Aguirre (5 May 1912 – 1981) was the leader of the military junta in Guatemala from 29 June 1954 to 8 July 1954.

Military Government Board (1954)

  • Colonel Elfego H. Monzón
  • José Luis Cruz Salazar|Colonel José Cruz Salazar
  • Mauricio Dubois|Colonel Mauricio Dubois

The junta of Monzon, José Luis Cruz Salazar and Mauricio Dubois lasted 4 days, during which time Monzon joined the Guatemala National Liberation Army commanded by Colonel Carlos Castillo Armas. [1][2]

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Preceded by
Carlos Enrique Díaz de León
President of Guatemala
1954
(Military Junta)
Succeeded by
Carlos Castillo
(Military Junta)