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Osmín Aguirre y Salinas (December 25, 1889 – July 17, 1977) was President of El Salvador 21 October 1944 - 1 March 1945. A Colonel in the Salvadoran Army, Aguirre led two successful coups against the Salvadoran government: once in 1931 (installing General Maximiliano Hernández Martínez in power) and again in 1944 (installing himself in power). He was deposed himself in March 1945 and forced to flee into exile in Honduras.

Preceded by
Andrés Ignacio Menéndez
President of El Salvador
Succeeded by
Salvador Castañeda


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