René Schick

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René Schick Gutiérrez (23 November 1909 – 3 August 1966) was the 71st President of Nicaragua from 1 May 1963 to 3 August 1966, but was considered a puppet politician of Luis Somoza. He was born in León, Nicaragua and was a relative of his successor Lorenzo Guerrero, the 72nd President of Nicaragua. He previously served as Foreign Minister from 1961 to 1962. He visited the United States in June of 1966, meeting with President, Lyndon B. Johnson on June 9.[1] He died, aged 56, in Managua.


Political offices
Preceded by
Luis Somoza
President of Nicaragua
Succeeded by
Orlando Montenegro