Víctor Manuel Román y Reyes

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Víctor Manuel Román y Reyes
23rd President of Nicaragua
In office
15 August 1947 – 6 May 1950
Vice President Mariano Argüello Vargas
Preceded by Benjamín Lacayo Sacasa
Succeeded by Manuel Fernando Zurita
Personal details
Born (1872-10-13)October 13, 1872
Died (1950-05-06)May 6, 1950

Víctor Manuel Román y Reyes (13 October 1872 – 6 May 1950) was the President of Nicaragua from 15 August 1947 to his death on 6 May 1950. His Vice President was Mariano Argüello Vargas, a former Foreign Minister and President of the Senate.

Víctor Manuel Román y Reyes also called T.V. (Tio Victor) was designated by General Assembly, coup d'tat. He practiced former Nicaraguen president Zelaya's military philosophy. Zelaya's philosophy was based on Germany's former Emperor's military views. T.V. was a member of Somoza’s Liberal Nationalist Party and after his death, his niece's husband Anastasio Somoza Garcia was then appointed to move forward with T.V.'s military.

President Víctor Manuel Román y Reyes died in Philadelphia. In his death bed, surrounded by his grandson, family and few fellow politicians including the secretary of the presidency (chief of staff) Alejandro del Carmen. Roman y Reyes signed the Liberal and Conservative Coalition Agreement of Nicaragua. It was he, who helped the minority enter Congress.

Political offices
Preceded by
Benjamín Lacayo
President of Nicaragua
1947–1950
Succeeded by
Manuel Fernando Zurita