Harmodio Arias Madrid

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Harmodio Arias Madrid (3 July 1886, in Penonomé, Coclé Province – 1963) was Panamanian politician. He served as acting President of Panama in January 1931 and again from June 5, 1932, to October 1, 1936, after winning presidential election.

Family[edit]

His brother Arnulfo Arias was president on three occasions.

Harmodio's son, Roberto was a diplomat and politician who married the great English ballerina Margot Fonteyn.

References[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Florencio Harmodio Arosemena
President of Panama
1931
Succeeded by
Ricardo Alfaro
Preceded by
Ricardo Alfaro
President of Panama
1932–1936
Succeeded by
Juan Demóstenes Arosemena