Óscar Mendoza Azurdia

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His Excellency
General of Division

Óscar Mendoza Azurdia
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Coat of arms of Guatemala.svg Vice President of Guatemala
In office
12 September 1980 – 23 March 1982
President Fernando Romeo Lucas García
Preceded by Francisco Villagrán Kramer
Succeeded by office vacant
President of the Republic of Guatemala
In office
24 October 1957 – 26 October 1957
Preceded by Luis Gonzáles
Succeeded by Guillermo Flores Avendaño
Personal details
Born (1917-06-04)4 June 1917
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died 1995 (aged 77–78)

Colonel Óscar Alberto Mendoza Azurdia (4 June 1917 – 1995) was the chairman of the military junta in Guatemala from 24 October 1957 to 26 October 1957. He was later elected as Vice President on 12 September 1980 after the resignation of Francisco Villagrán. He served until the military coup of Efraín Ríos Montt in March 1982.[1][2][3][4]

Military Government Junta (1957)

  • Colonel Óscar Mendoza Azurdia
  • Colonel Roberto Salazar
  • Colonel Gonzalo Yurrita Nova[5]


Political offices
Preceded by
Luis Arturo González
President of Guatemala
(Military Junta)
Succeeded by
Guillermo Flores
Preceded by
Francisco Villagrán
Vice President of Guatemala
Succeeded by