Wolfgang Larrazábal

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Wolfgang Larrazábal
President of Venezuela
In office
23 January 1958 – 14 November 1958
Preceded by Marcos Pérez Jiménez
Succeeded by Edgar Sanabria
Personal details
Born Wolfgang Enrique Larrazábal Ugueto
5 March 1911
Carúpano, Sucre state, Venezuela
Died 27 February 2003(2003-02-27) (aged 91)
Caracas, Venezuela
Spouse(s) Mercedes María Peláez
Religion Roman Catholic

Rear Admiral Wolfgang Enrique Larrazábal Ugueto (5 March 1911 – 27 February 2003) was a Venezuelan naval officer and politician. He served as President of Venezuela following the overthrow of Marcos Pérez Jiménez on 23 January 1958. He resigned later that year to run in the 1958 presidential election, but lost to former president Rómulo Betancourt.


Political offices
Preceded by
Marcos Pérez Jiménez
President of Venezuela
Succeeded by
Edgar Sanabria
Party political offices
Preceded by
URD presidential candidate
1958 (lost)
Succeeded by
Jóvito Villalba