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Profile: Romulo Gallegos
Positions that Romulo Gallegos has held:
Romulo Gallegos was a participant or observer in the following events:
President Romulo Gallegos, Venezuela’s first democratically elected leader, is overthrown within eight months of his election in a military coup led by Marcos Perez Jimenez, who forms a government with backing from the armed forces and the US. [Klein, 2003, pp. 489; BBC, 8/14/2004]
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