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Carlos Humberto Romero
|President of El Salvador|
July 1, 1977 – October 15, 1979
|Preceded by||Arturo Armando Molina|
|Succeeded by||Revolutionary Government Junta|
Carlos Humberto Romero Mena
February 29, 1924
Chalatenango, El Salvador
|Died||February 27, 2017
San Salvador, El Salvador
General Carlos Humberto Romero Mena (February 29, 1924 – February 27, 2017) was a Salvadoran politician and military personnel. He served as President of El Salvador, elected on February 20, 1977 in a fraudulent election and inaugurated on July 1, 1977. Romero held power until October 1979 when he was forced-out of office with a reformist coup d'état by dissident, politically conservative and moderate military officers and civilians.
Romero died in San Salvador on February 27, 2017 at the age of 92.
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