Lorenzo Guerrero

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For the governor of the Northern Mariana Islands, see Lorenzo I. De Leon Guerrero.

Lorenzo Guerrero Gutiérrez (13 November 1900 in Granada – 15 April 1981) was a Nicaraguan politician and a close associate of Somoza family. Guerrero served as one of the Vice Presidents in the administration of René Schick from May 1963 to August 1966 and became President of Nicaragua on 4 August 1966 following the death of Schick.[1] Guerrero served the remainder of Schick's term and handed over the presidency to Anastasio Somoza Debayle on 1 May 1967, who in turn appointed Guerrero as his Foreign Minister. He was a relative of his predecessor René Schick.


Political offices
Preceded by
Mariano Argüello Vargas
Vice President of Nicaragua
with Silvio Argüello Cardenal and Gustavo Raskosky

Succeeded by
Silvio Argüello Cardenal and
Gustavo Raskosky
Preceded by
Orlando Montenegro
President of Nicaragua
Succeeded by
Anastasio Somoza Debayle