Juan Alberto Melgar Castro
Juan Alberto Melgar
|President of Honduras|
April 22, 1975 – August 7, 1978
|Preceded by||Oswaldo López Arellano|
|Succeeded by||Policarpo Paz García|
|Born||Juan Alberto Melgar Castro
June 20, 1930
|Died||April 17, 1971 (age 69)
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
|Spouse(s)||Nora Gúnera de Melgar|
Juan Alberto Melgar Castro (June 26, 1930, Marcala - December 2, 1987) was a general of the Honduran military who served as the head of state of Honduras from April 22, 1975 to August 7, 1978, when he was removed from power by others in the military.
His wife Nora Gúnera de Melgar was Mayor of Tegucigalpa. She was the nominee of the National Party (Partido Nacional) for President of Honduras in 1997, but lost to the Liberal Party nominee, Carlos Roberto Flores.
- "Juan Alberto Melgar Castro, General, 52". New York Times. AP. 4 December 1987. Retrieved 2011-09-21.
- National Party of Honduras official site
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