Luis Arturo González López

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His Excellency
Luis Arturo González López
President of the Republic of Guatemala
In office
July 26, 1957 – October 24, 1957
Preceded by Carlos Castillo Armas
Succeeded by Óscar Mendoza Azurdia
Personal details
Born 21 December 1900
Zacapa, Guatemala
Died 11 November 1965 (aged 64)
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Political party National Liberation Movement

Luis Arturo González López (21 December 1900, Zacapa – 11 November 1965) was a politician in Guatemala and the acting President of Guatemala on an interim basis, from 27 July 1957 to 24 October 1957. González replaced assassinated Carlos Castillo Armas. The work of his government was focused on trying to call new elections. Before assuming the presidency he studied law and was a member of the Supreme Court from 1945 to 1951.[1] He died 11 November 1965 in Guatemala City.


Political offices
Preceded by
Carlos Castillo Armas
Military Junta
President of Guatemala
Succeeded by
Óscar Mendoza
(Military Junta)