Jorge Ubico

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Birthday
10, 1878
Birthplace
Guatemala
Death Date
Jun 14, 1946 (67)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1878
Birthplace
Guatemala
Death Date
Jun 14, 1946 (67)

About

Ruthless Guatemalan dictator who served as the country's President from 1931 to 1944. He was defeated in the October Revolution and died several years later in exile in the United States.

Before Fame

He started off his military career as a second lieutenant, a post he received due to his family's political ties, in 1897.

Trivia

He helped the United Fruit Company, an American corporation that exported bananas, become the most profitable and important company in Guatemala.

Family Life

His father, Arturo Ubico Urruela, was a lawyer and politician.

Associated With

He greatly admired Napoleon Bonaparte and would often dress and pose like him.