President of Guatemala
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The title of President of Guatemala has been the usual title of the leader of Guatemala
Guatemala
Guatemala is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, and Honduras and El Salvador to the southeast...

 since 1839, when that title was assumed by Mariano Rivera Paz. Earlier, Guatemala had been a state within the United Provinces of Central America since 1823, before that part of the First Mexican Empire
First Mexican Empire
The Mexican Empire was the official name of independent Mexico under a monarchical regime from 1821 to 1823. The territory of the Mexican Empire included the continental intendencies and provinces of New Spain proper...

 under Agustín de Iturbide
Agustín de Iturbide
Agustín Cosme Damián de Iturbide y Aramburu , also known as Augustine I of Mexico, was a Mexican army general who built a successful political and military coalition that was able to march into Mexico City on 27 September 1821, decisively ending the Mexican War of Independence...

, and before 1821 ruled by the Captain General of Guatemala
Captaincy General of Guatemala
The Captaincy General of Guatemala , also known as the Kingdom of Guatemala , was an administrative division in Spanish America which covered much of Central America, including what are now the nations of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, and the Mexican state of Chiapas...

, a Spanish
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 colonial official owing allegiance to the Viceroy of New Spain
New Spain
New Spain, formally called the Viceroyalty of New Spain , was a viceroyalty of the Spanish colonial empire, comprising primarily territories in what was known then as 'América Septentrional' or North America. Its capital was Mexico City, formerly Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec Empire...

 and the King of Spain, back to the Spanish conquest of the region in the early 16th century.
Encyclopedia
The title of President of Guatemala has been the usual title of the leader of Guatemala
Guatemala
Guatemala is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, and Honduras and El Salvador to the southeast...

 since 1839, when that title was assumed by Mariano Rivera Paz. Earlier, Guatemala had been a state within the United Provinces of Central America since 1823, before that part of the First Mexican Empire
First Mexican Empire
The Mexican Empire was the official name of independent Mexico under a monarchical regime from 1821 to 1823. The territory of the Mexican Empire included the continental intendencies and provinces of New Spain proper...

 under Agustín de Iturbide
Agustín de Iturbide
Agustín Cosme Damián de Iturbide y Aramburu , also known as Augustine I of Mexico, was a Mexican army general who built a successful political and military coalition that was able to march into Mexico City on 27 September 1821, decisively ending the Mexican War of Independence...

, and before 1821 ruled by the Captain General of Guatemala
Captaincy General of Guatemala
The Captaincy General of Guatemala , also known as the Kingdom of Guatemala , was an administrative division in Spanish America which covered much of Central America, including what are now the nations of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, and the Mexican state of Chiapas...

, a Spanish
Spain
Spain , officially the Kingdom of Spain languages]] under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. In each of these, Spain's official name is as follows:;;;;;;), is a country and member state of the European Union located in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula...

 colonial official owing allegiance to the Viceroy of New Spain
New Spain
New Spain, formally called the Viceroyalty of New Spain , was a viceroyalty of the Spanish colonial empire, comprising primarily territories in what was known then as 'América Septentrional' or North America. Its capital was Mexico City, formerly Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec Empire...

 and the King of Spain, back to the Spanish conquest of the region in the early 16th century.

The title of "President
President
A president is a leader of an organization, company, trade union, university, or country.Etymologically, a president is one who presides, who sits in leadership...

" has been used by democratically elected leaders and appointed heads of state, as well as by dictators who took power by military coup.

Chiefs of State of Guatemala within the Federal Republic of Central America
Federal Republic of Central America
The Federal Republic of Central America, known as the United Provinces of Central America in its first year of creation, was a sovereign state in Central America, which consisted of the territories of the former Captaincy General of Guatemala of New Spain...

 (1821-1839)

  • Alejandro Díaz Cabeza de Vaca (provisional) : 15 September 1824 - 12 October 1824
  • Juan Nepomuceno Barrundia Cepeda : 12 October 1824 - 9 September 1826
  • Cirilo Flores
    Cirilo Flores
    Cirilo B. Flores is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He currently serves as an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Orange.-Early life:...

     (acting) : 9 September 1826 - 13 October 1826
  • José Domingo Estrada (acting) : 2 January 1827 - 1 March 1827
  • Mariano de Aycinena y Piñol : 1 March 1827 - 13 April 1829
  • Mariano Zenteno (provisional) : 13 April 1829 - 30 April 1829
  • Juan Nepomuceno Barrundia Cepeda : 30 April 1829 - 23 August 1829
  • Pedro Molina Mazariegos
    Pedro Molina Mazariegos
    Doctor Pedro José Antonio Molina Mazariegos was a Central American politician, considered one of the founders of liberalism in Guatemala....

     : 23 August 1829 - 10 February 1831
  • José Gregorio Márquez (acting) : 10 February 1831 - 28 August 1831
  • Mariano Gálvez
    Mariano Gálvez
    José Felipe Mariano Gálvez was a jurist and Liberal politician in Guatemala. For two consecutive terms from August 28, 1831 to March 3, 1838 he was chief of state of the State of Guatemala, within the Federal Republic of Central America.-Background and early career:Born in the 1790s José Felipe...

     : 28 August 1831 - 3 March 1838
  • Pedro José Valenzuela y Jáuregui (acting) : 3 March 1838 - 29 July 1838
  • Mariano Rivera Paz (acting) : 29 July 1838 - 30 January 1839
  • Carlos Salazar Castro
    Carlos Salazar Castro
    Carlos Salazar Castro was a Central American military officer and Liberal politician. Briefly in 1834 he was provisional president of El Salvador, and in 1839 he was provisional president of Guatemala.He was born in 1800 in El Salvador to Gregorio Salazar and Francisca Castro y Lara...

     (provisional) : 30 January 1839 - 13 April 1839
  • Mariano Rivera Paz (acting) : 13 April 1839 - 3 December 1839

Presidents of the Independent Republic of Guatemala
Guatemala
Guatemala is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, and Honduras and El Salvador to the southeast...

 (1839-Present)

President Took office Left office Party
Mariano Rivera Paz  3 December 1839 25 February 1842 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

José Venancio López Requena (acting) 25 February 1842 14 May 1842 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

Mariano Rivera Paz  14 May 1842 14 December 1844 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

Rafael Carrera
Rafael Carrera
José Rafael Carrera Turcios was the ruler of Guatemala from 1844 to 1848 and from 1851 until his death in 1865. During his military career and presidency, the new nations in Central America faced numerous problems...

 
14 December 1844 16 August 1848 Conservative Party
Conservative Party
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Juan Antonio Martínez
Juan Antonio Martínez
Juan Antonio Martínez was interim President of Guatemala from 16 August 1848—28 November 1848. Martinez was elected due to the resignation of President José Rafael Carrera Turcios on August 15, 1848....

 (interim)
16 August 1848 28 November 1848 Conservative Party
Conservative Party
-Africa:*Conservative Party *Conservative Party *Conservative Party -Europe:*Conservative Party *Conservative Party of Armenia *Conservative Party *Conservative Party...

José Bernardo Escobar
José Bernardo Escobar
José Bernardo Escobar was interim President of Guatemala from 28 November 1848—3 January 1849. Escobar assumed duties when Juan Antonio Martínez was unable to maintain peace and resigned. Escobar took office only to meet instant opposition from both the Moderate party and the aristocrats and...

 (interim)
28 November 1848 3 January 1849 Conservative Party
Conservative Party
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Mariano Peredes (interim) 3 January 1849 6 November 1851 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

Rafael Carrera
Rafael Carrera
José Rafael Carrera Turcios was the ruler of Guatemala from 1844 to 1848 and from 1851 until his death in 1865. During his military career and presidency, the new nations in Central America faced numerous problems...

 
6 November 1851 14 April 1865 Conservative Party
Conservative Party
-Africa:*Conservative Party *Conservative Party *Conservative Party -Europe:*Conservative Party *Conservative Party of Armenia *Conservative Party *Conservative Party...

Pedro de Aycinena y Piñol
Pedro de Aycinena y Piñol
Pedro de Aycinena y Piñol was president of Guatemala from 14 April 1865 to 24 May 1865.-References:...

 (acting)
14 April 1865 24 May 1865 Conservative Party
Conservative Party
-Africa:*Conservative Party *Conservative Party *Conservative Party -Europe:*Conservative Party *Conservative Party of Armenia *Conservative Party *Conservative Party...

Vicente Cerna Sandoval
Vicente Cerna Sandoval
Vicente Cerna Sandoval was president of Guatemala from 24 May 1865 to 29 June 1871....

 
24 May 1865 29 June 1871 Conservative Party
Conservative Party
-Africa:*Conservative Party *Conservative Party *Conservative Party -Europe:*Conservative Party *Conservative Party of Armenia *Conservative Party *Conservative Party...

Miguel García Granados
Miguel García Granados
Miguel García-Granados Zavala was President of Guatemala from 29 June 1871 to 4 June 1873. He was an influential figure in the broad sweep of 19th century Guatemalan history....

 
29 June 1871 4 June 1873 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

Justo Rufino Barrios
Justo Rufino Barrios
Justo Rufino Barrios was a President of Guatemala known for his liberal reforms and his attempts to reunite Central America....

 
4 June 1873 2 April 1885 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

Alejandro M. Sinibaldi
Alejandro M. Sinibaldi
Alejandro M. Sinibaldi was acting President of Guatemala from April 2, 1885 to April 5, 1885....

 (acting)
2 April 1885 5 April 1885 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

Manuel Barillas  6 April 1885 15 March 1892 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

José María Reina Barrios
José María Reina Barrios
José María Reina Barrios was President of Guatemala from 15 March 1892 through 8 February 1898. He was born in San Marcos, Guatemala...

 
15 March 1892 8 February 1898 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

Manuel Estrada Cabrera
Manuel Estrada Cabrera
Manuel José Estrada Cabrera was President of Guatemala from 8 February 1898 to 15 April 1920.Manuel Estrada forcibly took the presidency after the assassination of José María Reina. The Guatemalan cabinet called an emergency meeting to appoint a new successor, but declined to invite the General...

 
8 February 1898 15 April 1920 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

Carlos Herrera  15 April 1920 10 December 1921 Unionist Party
Unionist Party (Guatemala)
The Unionist Party is a conservative political party in Guatemala, who advocates the re-creation of a Central American union....

José María Orellana  10 December 1921 26 September 1926 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

Lázaro Chacón González
Lázaro Chacón González
Lázaro Chacón González was the acting President of Guatemala from 26 September 1926 to 18 December 1926 and President of Guatemala from 19 December 1926 to 2 January 1931....

 
26 September 1926 2 January 1931 Unionist Party
Unionist Party (Guatemala)
The Unionist Party is a conservative political party in Guatemala, who advocates the re-creation of a Central American union....

 
José María Reina Andrade
José María Reina Andrade
José María Reina Andrade was the acting President of Guatemala from 2 January 1931 to 14 February 1931.José María Reina Andrade, He was nicknamed "Reinita" because of his short stature, was appointed by the Congress of Guatemala on December 31, 1930 as the first president of the Republic. On...

 (acting)
2 January 1931 14 February 1931 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

Jorge Ubico
Jorge Ubico
Jorge Ubico y Castañeda was a Guatemalan dictator who held the title of President of Guatemala from 14 February 1931 to 4 July 1944.-Early years:...

 
14 February 1931 4 July 1944 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

 
Juan Federico Ponce Vaides
Juan Federico Ponce Vaides
Juan Federico Ponce Vaides was the acting President of Guatemala from 4 July 1944 to 20 October 1944. He succeeded long-ruling dictator Jorge Ubico after Ubico's resignation, but the latter continued to exercise considerable influence during Ponce's acting presidency...

 
4 July 1944 20 October 1944 Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party is the name for dozens of political parties around the world. Liberal parties can be center-left, centrist, or center-right depending on their location...

Revolutionary Government Junta 20 October 1944 15 March 1945 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

Juan José Arévalo
Juan José Arévalo
Juan José Arévalo Bermejo was the first of the reformist presidents of Guatemala. Preceded by military junta interregnum after a definitive pro-democracy revolt in 1944...

 
15 March 1945 15 March 1951 Revolutionary Action Party
Revolutionary Action Party
Revolutionary Action Party , PAR. Left political party in Guatemala. PAR was formed in November 1945 through the merger of two parties that had brought Arevalo to power, the National Renovation Party and the Popular Front Liberator...

Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán
Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán
Colonel Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán was a Guatemalan military officer and politician who served as Defense Minister of Guatemala from 1944–1951, and as President of Guatemala from 1951 to 1954....

 
15 March 1951 27 June 1954 Revolutionary Action Party
Revolutionary Action Party
Revolutionary Action Party , PAR. Left political party in Guatemala. PAR was formed in November 1945 through the merger of two parties that had brought Arevalo to power, the National Renovation Party and the Popular Front Liberator...

/Party of the Guatemalan Revolution
Party of the Guatemalan Revolution
The Party of the Guatemalan Revolution , PRG. PRG was formed in June 1952 to unite non-Communist parties which were supporting the administration Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán...

Carlos Enrique Díaz de León
Carlos Enrique Díaz de León
Carlos Enrique Díaz de León was the provisional President of Guatemala from 27 June 1954 to 28 June 1954. He was replaced by a military junta led by Elfegio Monzón. Carlos Enrique Díaz was chief of the armed forces....

 (provisional)
27 June 1954 28 June 1954 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

Elfego Hernán Monzón Aguirre
Elfego Hernán Monzón Aguirre
Elfego Hernán Monzón Aguirre was the leader of the military junta in Guatemala from 29 June 1954 to 8 July 1954.Military Government Board *Colonel Elfego H...

 (Chairman of Military Junta)
29 June 1954 8 July 1954 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

Carlos Castillo Armas
Carlos Castillo Armas
Carlos Castillo Armas was a Guatemalan Colonel who came to power in a CIA-orchestrated coup in 1954. He held the title of President of Guatemala from July 8, 1954 until his assassination in 1957.-The coup:...

 
8 July 1954 26 July 1957 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

Luis Arturo González López
Luis Arturo González López
Luis Arturo González López was a politician in Guatemala and the acting President of Guatemala on an interim basis, from 27 July 1957 to 24 October 1957. González replaced assassinated Carlos Castillo Armas. The work of his government was focused on trying to call new elections...

 (acting)
27 July 1957 24 October 1957 National Progress Party
Óscar Mendoza Azurdia
Óscar Mendoza Azurdia
Colonel Óscar Mendoza Azurdia was the chairman of the military junta in Guatemala from 24 October 1957 to 26 October 1957. He was later elected as Vice President on 12 September 1980 after the resignation of Francisco Villagrán...

 (Chairman of Military Junta)
24 October 1957 26 October 1957 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

Guillermo Flores Avendaño
Guillermo Flores Avendaño
Colonel Guillermo Flores Avendaño was President of Guatemala from 27 October 1957 until 2 March 1958, when he was appointed Minister of Defence in the government of Miguel Ydígoras.-References:...

 (acting)
26 October 1957 2 March 1958 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes
Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes
General José Miguel Ramón Ydígoras Fuentes was President of Guatemala from 2 March 1958 to 31 March 1963. He took power following the murder of Colonel Carlos Castillo Armas....

 
2 March 1958 31 March 1963 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

/National Democratic Reconciliation Party
National Democratic Reconciliation Party
National Democratic Reconciliation Party . PRDN was a moderate conservative party in Guatemala.The PRDN was founded in 1950 by General Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes....

Enrique Peralta Azurdia
Enrique Peralta Azurdia
Alfredo Enrique Peralta Azurdia was President of Guatemala from 31 March 1963 to 1 July 1966.Enrique Peralta was born on June 17, 1908 in Guatemala City. He took over the presidency after a coup against president Miguel Ydígoras Fuentes...

 
31 March 1963 1 July 1966 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

/Institutional Democratic Party
Institutional Democratic Party
The Institutional Democratic Party was a Guatemalan pro-government political party active during the 1970s.The PID was formed in 1963 by Enrique Peralta Azurdia after he had seized power in a coup. A centre-right party, it was modelled on the Mexican Institutional Revolutionary Party. From the...

Julio César Méndez Montenegro
Julio César Méndez Montenegro
Julio César Méndez Montenegro was the Revolutionary Party President of Guatemala from 1 July 1966 to 1 July 1970. The only civilian to occupy Guatemala's presidency during the long period of military rule between 1954 and 1986, Méndez was not allowed to act independently of the military and was...

 
1 July 1966 1 July 1970 Revolutionary Party
Revolutionary Party (Guatemala)
The Revolutionary Party was the ruling Guatemalan political party from 1966 to 1970.The party was founded in 1957 by Mario Méndez Montenegro and, although on the moderate left it was claimed that during the early 1960s the country's communists had adopted a policy of entryism towards the PR and...

Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio
Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio
Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio was President of Guatemala from 1 July 1970 to 1 July 1974.Carlos Arana was born in Barberena, in the department of Santa Rosa....

 
1 July 1970 1 July 1974 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

/National Liberation Movement
National Liberation Movement (Guatemala)
The National Liberation Movement was a Guatemala military-backed party formed in 1960 by Mario Sandoval Alarcón as a breakaway from the National Democratic Movement....

Kjell Eugenio Laugerud García
Kjell Eugenio Laugerud García
Kjell Eugenio Laugerud García was President of Guatemala from 1 July 1974 to 1 July 1978. He was the son of a Norwegian father and Guatemalan mother....

 
1 July 1974 1 July 1978 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

/National Liberation Movement
National Liberation Movement (Guatemala)
The National Liberation Movement was a Guatemala military-backed party formed in 1960 by Mario Sandoval Alarcón as a breakaway from the National Democratic Movement....

/Institutional Democratic Party
Institutional Democratic Party
The Institutional Democratic Party was a Guatemalan pro-government political party active during the 1970s.The PID was formed in 1963 by Enrique Peralta Azurdia after he had seized power in a coup. A centre-right party, it was modelled on the Mexican Institutional Revolutionary Party. From the...

Fernando Romeo Lucas García
Fernando Romeo Lucas García
Fernando Romeo Lucas García was the 25th President of Guatemala from 1 July 1978 to 23 March 1982...

 
1 July 1978 23 March 1982 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

/Institutional Democratic Party
Institutional Democratic Party
The Institutional Democratic Party was a Guatemalan pro-government political party active during the 1970s.The PID was formed in 1963 by Enrique Peralta Azurdia after he had seized power in a coup. A centre-right party, it was modelled on the Mexican Institutional Revolutionary Party. From the...

/Revolutionary Party
Revolutionary Party (Guatemala)
The Revolutionary Party was the ruling Guatemalan political party from 1966 to 1970.The party was founded in 1957 by Mario Méndez Montenegro and, although on the moderate left it was claimed that during the early 1960s the country's communists had adopted a policy of entryism towards the PR and...

Efraín Ríos Montt
Efraín Ríos Montt
José Efraín Ríos Montt is a former de facto President of Guatemala, dictator, army general, and former president of Congress. In the 2003 presidential elections, he unsuccessfully ran as the candidate of the ruling Guatemalan Republican Front .Huehuetenango-born Ríos Montt remains one of the most...

 
23 March 1982 8 August 1983 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

Óscar Humberto Mejía Victores
Óscar Humberto Mejía Victores
Óscar Humberto Mejía Victores was the 27th President of Guatemala from 8 August 1983 to 14 January 1986. A member of the military, he was President of Guatemala during a time of increased repression and death squad activity...

 
8 August 1983 14 January 1986 Military
Military of Guatemala
The Military of Guatemala consists of National Army of Guatemala , the Guatemalan Navy and the Guatemalan Air Force ....

Vinicio Cerezo
Vinicio Cerezo
Marco Vinicio Cerezo Arévalo is a Guatemalan politician. He served as President of Guatemala from 14 January 1986 to 14 January 1991 and currently sits in Congress.-Career:...

 
14 January 1986 14 January 1991 Guatemalan Christian Democracy
Guatemalan Christian Democracy
The Guatemalan Christian Democracy , founded 24 August 1955, was a political party in Guatemala. It was a moderate reformist party, although also anti-Communist. It first won congressional seats in [Guatemalan parliamentary election, 1955|1955]]. In 1957, it contested presidential elections but...

Jorge Serrano Elías
Jorge Serrano Elías
Jorge Antonio Serrano Elías was President of Guatemala from January 14, 1991 to May 31, 1993.-Career:Serrano was born April 26, 1945 in Guatemala City as the son of Jorge Adán Serrano and Rosa Elías...

 
14 January 1991 1 June 1993 Solidarity Action Movement
Gustavo Adolfo Espina Salguero
Gustavo Adolfo Espina Salguero
Gustavo Adolfo Espina Salguero became vice-president of Guatemala as the running mate of President Jorge Serrano on January 14, 1991.Serrano attempted a self-coup on May 25, 1993, but was forced to flee into exile on June 1...

 
1 June 1993 5 June 1993 Solidarity Action Movement
Ramiro de León Carpio
Ramiro de León Carpio
Ramiro de León Carpio was the President of Guatemala from 6 June 1993 until 14 January 1996.-Career:He studied law at the University of San Carlos and then at the Rafael Landívar University, where he ran the Sol Bolivariano newspaper...

 
6 June 1993 14 January 1996 None
Álvaro Arzú
Álvaro Arzú
Álvaro Enrique Arzú Yrigoyen was the 32nd President of Guatemala from January 14, 1996 until January 14, 2000...

 
14 January 1996 14 January 2000 National Advancement Party
National Advancement Party
The National Advancement Party is a political party in Guatemala. It was founded in 1989.In the 1990 and 1995 elections its presidential candidate was Álvaro Arzú who won in 1995, becoming Guatemala's 32nd president ....

/Unionist Party
Unionist Party (Guatemala)
The Unionist Party is a conservative political party in Guatemala, who advocates the re-creation of a Central American union....

Alfonso Portillo
Alfonso Portillo
Alfonso Antonio Portillo Cabrera is a Guatemalan politician. He served as the President of the Republic of Guatemala from 2000 to 2004....

 
14 January 2000 14 January 2004 Guatemalan Republican Front
Guatemalan Republican Front
The Guatemalan Republican Front is a right-wing political party in Guatemala.It was created in 1989 by former president and dictator Efraín Ríos Montt, and formally registered in 1990...

Óscar Berger
Óscar Berger
Óscar José Rafael Berger Perdomo, born on 11 August 1946 in Guatemala City, is a former President of Guatemala.-Early years:Of Belgian descent, Berger was born to an upper class family with large sugar and coffee holdings...

 
14 January 2004 14 January 2008 National Solidarity Party
National Solidarity Party (Guatemala)
The National Solidarity Party is a political party in Guatemala.In the general election held on 9 November 2003, the party was part of the Grand National Alliance . In the legislative election, GANA won 24.3% of the vote, and 47 out of 158 seats in Congress...

/Grand National Alliance
Álvaro Colom
Álvaro Colom
Álvaro Colom Caballeros is the President of Guatemala for the 2008–2012 term and leader of the social-democratic National Unity of Hope .-Early years:...

 
14 January 2008 14 January 2012 National Unity of Hope
National Unity of Hope
The National Unity of Hope is a political party in Guatemala. It was founded in 2002 and defines itself as a social-democratic and social-Christian party....

Otto Pérez Molina 14 January 2012 Elect Patriotic Party
Patriotic Party (Guatemala)
The Patriotic Party is a right wing political party in Guatemala.It was founded on 24 February 2001 by retired Army General Otto Pérez Molina.-2003 election:...

/Grand National Alliance

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