Vicente Herrera Zeledón

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Vicente Herrera
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President of Costa Rica
In office
30 July 1876 – 11 September 1877
Preceded by Aniceto Esquivel
Succeeded by Tomás Guardia
Personal details
Born 20 January 1821
San José
Died 10 November 1888 (aged 67)
San José

Vicente de las Mercedes Herrera Zeledón (A.K.A. Jamo′n) (20 January 1821 – 10 November 1888) was President of Costa Rica from 30 July 1876 to 11 September 1877.

He came to power in the coup d'état that deposed President Aniceto Esquivel and resigned in favor of Gen. Tomás Guardia the following year.


Political offices
Preceded by
Aniceto Esquivel Sáenz
President of Costa Rica
Succeeded by
Tomás Guardia Gutiérrez