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Eleazar López Contreras

Eleazar López Contreras
President of Venezuela
In office
18 December 1935 – 5 May 1941
Preceded by Juan Vicente Gómez
Succeeded by Isaías Medina Angarita
Senator for life
In office
23 January 1961 – 2 January 1973
Personal details
Born (1883-05-05)5 May 1883
Queniquea, Táchira, Venezuela
Died 2 January 1973(1973-01-02) (aged 89)
Caracas, Venezuela
Spouse(s) Luz María Wolhmar
Luisa Elena Mijares
María Teresa Núñez Tovar
Children
Profession General
Religion Catholicism
Signature
Military service
Service/branch Army of Cipriano Castro, Army of Venezuela
Years of service 1899-1941
Rank Captain's Aide, Colonel, Aide de Camp, Vice ��Commander
Commands
Battles/wars Batalla de La Victoria, Batalla del Tocuyito

José Eleazar López Contreras (5 May 1883 – 2 January 1973) was President of Venezuela (1935–1941). López was a general and one of Juan Vicente Gómez's collaborators, serving as his War Minister from 1931. In 1939, Contreras accepted in Venezuela the ships "Koenigstein" and "Caribia" which fled from Germany, having Jews on board.[1][2]

López Contreras cabinet (1935-1941)

See also

References

  • (Spanish) General Eleazar López Contreras — Official biography.
  1. ^ http://www.nmidigital.com/secciones.php?id=3&top_id=12801&s=10
  2. ^ http://www.morasha.com.br/conteudo/artigos/artigos_view.asp?a=679&p=4
  3. ^ Centro Editor/José Rivas Rivas (1972). "Historia Gráfica de Venezuela. 1- El Gobierno de López Contreras"
Political offices
Preceded by
Juan Vicente Gómez
President of Venezuela
1935–1941
Succeeded by
Isaías Medina Angarita
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