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Arbenz, Jacobo (1913–1971)

Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán, who was elected president of Guatemala in 1951 and overthrown by a U.S.-organized coup in 1954, was born in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, on September 14, 1913. He attended the national military academy, where he also taught for a number ...

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