Juan Alberto Melgar Castro
Juan Alberto Melgar
|President of Honduras|
22 April 1975 – 7 August 1978
|Preceded by||Oswaldo López Arellano|
|Succeeded by||Policarpo Paz García|
|Born||Juan Alberto Melgar Castro
20 June 1930
|Died||2 December 1987
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
|Spouse(s)||Nora Gúnera de Melgar|
Juan Alberto Melgar Castro (20 June 1930 – 2 December 1987) was a general of the Honduran military who served as the head of state of Honduras from 22 April 1975 to 7 August 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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