José Bernardo Escobar
|José Bernardo Escobar|
|25th President of Guatemala|
28 November 1848 – 1 January 1849
|Preceded by||Juan Antonio Martínez|
|Succeeded by||Peredes Mariano|
20 October 1797|
|Died||20 March 1849
|Political party||Conservative party|
José Bernardo Escobar (1797-1849) was interim President of Guatemala from 28 November 1848 to 1 January 1849. Escobar assumed duties when Juan Antonio Martínez was unable to maintain peace and resigned. Escobar took office only to meet instant opposition from both the Moderate party and the aristocrats and clergy.
- Holleran, Mary. 1949. Church and state in Guatemala. New York: Columbia University Press.
Juan Antonio Martínez
|President of Guatemala
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