Efraín Ríos Montt
|Efraín Ríos Montt|
|Montt during his trial|
|26th President of Guatemala|
March 23, 1982 – August 8, 1983
|Preceded by||Fernando Romeo Lucas García|
|Succeeded by||Óscar Humberto Mejía Victores|
|Born||José Efraín Ríos Montt
June 16, 1926
|Political party||Guatemalan Republican Front|
|Spouse(s)||María Teresa Sosa Ávila|
José Efraín Ríos Montt (Spanish pronunciation: [efɾaˈin ˈri.os ˈmont]; born June 16, 1926) is a Guatemalan politician. He was President of Guatemala from 1982 to 1983. An army general, his time in office was marked by the Guatemalan Civil War. Years later, he served as president of Congress.
References[change | change source]
- "Profile: Guatemala's Efrain Rios Montt". BBC News. May 10, 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-22486387.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Biography by CIDOB (Spanish)