Álvaro Arzú

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Álvaro Arzú
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Escudo de Armas Ciudad de Guatemala.jpg Mayor of Guatemala City
In office
14 January 2004 – 27 April 2018
Preceded byFritz García Gallont
Succeeded byRicardo Quiñónez Lemus
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32nd President of Guatemala President of Guatemala
In office
14 January 1996 – 14 January 2000
Preceded byRamiro de León
Succeeded byAlfonso Portillo
Escudo de Armas Ciudad de Guatemala.jpg Mayor of Guatemala City
In office
14 January 1986 – 1990
Preceded byJosé Angel Lee
Arturo Saravia
Succeeded byAlvaro Heredia
Oscar Berger
Personal details
Born(1946-03-14)14 March 1946
Guatemala City
Died27 April 2018(2018-04-27) (aged 72)
Guatemala City
Political partyNational Advancement Party / Unionist Party
Spouse(s)Patricia Escobar de Arzú

Álvaro Enrique Arzú Yrigoyen (14 March 1946 – 27 April 2018) was a Guatemalan politician. He was the 32nd President of Guatemala from January 14, 1996 until January 14, 2000. He was elected Mayor of Guatemala City five times and served his fifth term from 2004 until his death in 2018.[1]

On April 27, 2018, Arzú suffered a heart attack while playing golf with his son in Guatemala City. He died in the hospital later that day.[2]

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