|Antonio Guzmán Blanco|
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cimetičre de Passy, Paris, France
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Occupation: Head of State
Executive summary: President of Venezuela, 1870-88
Absolute ruler. In order to travel overseas, Francisco Linares Alcantara served as President from 1877-79, as Guzmán's puppet. He lost power in a military coup d'état while on a visit to Paris. After his reign, general chaos ensued with short leaderships and foreign military interventions after it became clear that Venezuela would not honor its obligations.
Father: Antonio Leocadio Guzmán (Founder of Partido Liberal)
President of Venezuela 1870-88
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