Victorino Márquez Bustillos

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Victorino Márquez
President of Venezuela
In office
19 April 1914 – 24 June 1922
Preceded by José Gil Fortoul
Succeeded by Juan Vicente Gómez
Personal details
Born 1858
Guanare, Portuguesa state
Died 1941 (aged 82–83)
Caracas, Venezuela
Spouse(s) Enriqueta Iragorry Briceño

Victorino Márquez Bustillos (1858–1941), was a Venezuelan lawyer and politician, and was provisional President of Venezuela from 1914 to 1922. Although Bustillos was elected by Congress, General Juan Vicente Gómez remained the real power behind the presidency. Victorino Márquez died in Caracas on 10 January 1941.

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Political offices
Preceded by
José Gil Fortoul
President of Venezuela
Succeeded by
Juan Vicente Gómez