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Profile: Romulo Gallegos

Positions that Romulo Gallegos has held:

  • President of Venezuela

Romulo Gallegos was a participant or observer in the following events:

President Romulo Gallegos, Venezuela’s first democratically elected leader, is overthrown within eight months of his election in a military coup led by Marcos Perez Jimenez, who forms a government with backing from the armed forces and the US. [Klein, 2003, pp. 489; BBC, 8/14/2004]

Entity Tags: Romulo Gallegos, Marcos Perez Jimenez

Timeline Tags: US-Venezuela (1948-2005)

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