Maximiliano Hernandez Martinez

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Birthday
29, 1882
Birthplace
San Matias, El Salvador
Death Date
May 15, 1966 (83)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1882
Birthplace
San Matias, El Salvador
Death Date
May 15, 1966 (83)

About

Salvadoran politician who ran a military government as the President of El Salvador from 1931 to 1944. He was a member of the Partido Nacional Pro-Patria political party and he notably suppressed the Salvadoran peasant revolt of 1932.

Before Fame

He served as Vice President and Defense Minister under President Arturo Araujo.

Trivia

He became President after a coup which was caused because military personnel were not being paid their salaries.

Family Life

He was raised in a Roman Catholic family in San Matias, El Salvador.

Associated With

He became President of El Salvador while Andrew Jackson was President of the United States.