Alcibíades Arosemena

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Alcibíades Arosemena
15th President of Panama
In office
9 May 1951 – 1 October 1952
Vice PresidentJosé Ramón Guizado
Preceded byArnulfo Arias
Succeeded byJose Antonio Remon Cantera
Personal details
BornAlcibíades Arosemena Quinzada
(1883-11-20)20 November 1883
Penonomé, Los Santos Province, Panama
Died8 April 1958(1958-04-08) (aged 74)
Political partyAuthentic Revolutionary Party

Alcibíades Arosemena Quinzada (20 November 1883, Los Santos Province – 8 April 1958, Panama City[1]) was Panamanian politician, who served 15th President of Panama.

He was elected as the third presidential designate by the National Assembly in 1945.[2]

He served as First Vice President in the cabinet of Arnulfo Arias 1949-1951, and was also President of Panama from 9 May 1951 to 1 October 1952. He belonged to the Authentic Revolutionary Party (PRA).[citation needed]

He was married to a sister of former president Juan Demóstenes Arosemena.[citation needed]


Political offices
Preceded by
Roberto Chiari
First Vice President of Panama
Succeeded by
José Ramón Guizado
Preceded by
Arnulfo Arias
President of Panama
Succeeded by
José Antonio Remón