Famous Guatemalan Leaders

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 1 
Jacobo Árbenz
(Politician, Military personnel)

Jacobo Árbenz
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Birthdate: September 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Quetzaltenango
Died: January 27, 1971

 2 
Jimmy Morales
(Politician)

Jimmy Morales
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Birthdate: March 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala

 3 

Carlos Castillo Armas
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Birthdate: November 4, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Escuintla Department, Guatemala
Died: July 26, 1957

 4 
Otto Pérez Molina
(President of Guatemala)

Otto Pérez Molina
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Birthdate: December 1, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guatemala City

Former president of Guatemala Otto Pérez Molina supported the legalization of drugs. The Patriotic Party founder member had also been part of the Guatemalan army during the 30-year civil war in the country and retired as a brigadier general, after a long stint smeared with allegations of human rights violations.

 5 
Jorge Ubico
(Politician, Officer)

Jorge Ubico
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Birthdate: November 10, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guatemala City
Died: June 14, 1946

 6 
Álvaro Arzú
(Politician)

Álvaro Arzú
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Birthdate: March 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: April 27, 2018

 7 
Juan José Arévalo
(President of Guatemala)

Juan José Arévalo
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Birthdate: September 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Taxisco, Guatemala
Died: October 8, 1990
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 8 
Rafael Carrera
(Politician)

Rafael Carrera
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Birthdate: October 24, 1815
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: April 14, 1865

 9 
Álvaro Colom
(Guatemalan Politician)

Álvaro Colom
3
Birthdate: June 15, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Guatemala City

 10 

Efraín Ríos Montt
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Birthdate: June 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Huehuetenango

Efraín Ríos Montt was a Guatemalan politician and military officer. From 1982 to 1983, he served as the 26th president of Guatemala. His brief tenure as the de facto president was one of the bloodiest periods during the then-ongoing Guatemalan Civil War. In 2013, he was sentenced to 80 years in prison for crimes against humanity and genocide.

Manuel Estrada Cabrera
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Birthdate: November 21, 1857
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Died: September 24, 1924

Kjell Eugenio Laugerud García
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Birthdate: January 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: December 9, 2009

Julio César Méndez Montenegro
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Birthdate: November 23, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: April 30, 1996

 14 

Justo Rufino Barrios
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Birthdate: July 19, 1835
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Lorenzo, Guatemala
Died: April 2, 1885

 15 
Jorge Serrano Elías
(29th President of Guatemala)

Jorge Serrano Elías
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Birthdate: April 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guatemala City

Fernando Romeo Lucas García
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Birthdate: July 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala
Died: May 27, 2006

 17 
Thelma Aldana
(Judge, Politician)

Thelma Aldana
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Birthdate: September 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gualán, Zacapa, Guatemala

 18 

Patricia Marroquín
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Birthdate: July 25, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala

 19 
Maria Cristina Vilanova
(Politician, First Lady)

Maria Cristina Vilanova
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Birthdate: April 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Salvador, El Salvador
Died: January 5, 2009

 20 
Marcela Giammattei
(Politician, Lawyer)

Marcela Giammattei
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown

 21 
Thelma Cabrera
(Politician, Human rights activist)

Thelma Cabrera
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Birthdate: September 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: El Asintal, Guatemala

 22 
Claudia Paz y Paz
(Politician)

Claudia Paz y Paz
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Birthdate: 1967 AD
Birthplace: Unknown

 23 
Zury Ríos
(Politician)

Zury Ríos
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Birthdate: January 26, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala

 24 
Enrique Peralta Azurdia
(Politicial figure)

Enrique Peralta Azurdia
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Birthdate: June 17, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: February 18, 1997

 25 
Sandra Torres
(First Lady of Guatemala from 2008 to 2011)

Sandra Torres
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Birthdate: October 5, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Melchor de Mencos, Guatemala

 26 

Ramiro de León Carpio
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Birthdate: January 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: April 16, 2002

 27 
Evelyn Morataya
(Politician)

Evelyn Morataya
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Birthdate: August 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guatemalan

 28 
Rolando Morán
(Political leader)

Rolando Morán
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Birthdate: December 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Died: September 11, 1998

 29 
Patricia Escobar
(Politician)

Patricia Escobar
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Birthdate: October 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Salvador, El Salvador

Otto René Castillo
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Birthdate: April 25, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Died: March 23, 1967

 31 

Lucrecia Hernández Mack
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Birthdate: November 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala

 32 
María Teresa Sosa
(Politician)

María Teresa Sosa
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Birthdate: July 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Died: October 1, 2018

 33 
Sandra Jovel
(Politician, Diplomat)

Sandra Jovel
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Birthdate: February 24, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala

José Milla y Vidaurre
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Birthdate: August 4, 1822
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: September 30, 1882

 35 

Adela de Torrebiarte
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Birthdate: March 30, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: December 16, 2020

 36 
Mario Monteforte Toledo
(Writer, Politician)

Mario Monteforte Toledo
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Birthdate: September 15, 1911
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: September 4, 2003

 37 
Rosalina Tuyuc
(Politician, Human rights activist)

Rosalina Tuyuc
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Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Comalapa, Guatemala

 38 
José Batres Montúfar
(Poet, Politician)

José Batres Montúfar
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Birthdate: March 18, 1809
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Salvador, El Salvador
Died: July 9, 1844

 39 
Nineth Montenegro
(Politician, Human rights activist)

Nineth Montenegro
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Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: San Marcos, Guatemala

 40 
Roxana Baldetti
(Politician)

Roxana Baldetti
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Birthdate: May 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala

 41 
Haroldo Rodas
(Economist)

Haroldo Rodas
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Birthdate: May 29, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: June 14, 2020

 42 
Lorenzo Montúfar y Rivera
(Was a Guatemalan Politician, Lawyer)

Lorenzo Montúfar y Rivera
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Birthdate: March 11, 1823
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Died: March 21, 1898

 43 
Sandra Moran
(Politician)

Sandra Moran
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Birthdate: April 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guatemala City