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Mariano Peredes

President of Guatemala
In office
1 January 1849 – 6 November 1851
Preceded by Rafael Carrera
Succeeded by Rafael Carrera

Born c. 1800
Guatemala
Died 1856
Santiago de Cuba, Guatemala
Nationality Guatemala Guatemalan

Mariano Paredes(1800—1856) was President of Guatemalafrom January 1, 1849—November 6, 1851 as a compromise chief of state. Paredes, an armycolonel, came to power after Rafael Carrerawas ineffective in quelling uprisings in eastern Guatemala and short-term governments failed to restore order. Carrera fled to Mexicobut returned to office in 1851.[1]

References

  1. ^ Bethell, Leslie, Central America since independence, CUP Archive, 1991, ISBN 0521423732, 9780521423731
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