René Schick

René Schick Gutiérrez
President of Nicaragua
In office
1 May 1963 – 3 August 1966
Vice PresidentSilvio Argüello Cardenal, Gustavo Raskosky and Lorenzo Guerrero Gutiérrez
Preceded byLuis Somoza Debayle
Succeeded byOrlando Montenegro Medrano
Personal details
Born(1909-11-23)November 23, 1909
León, Nicaragua
Died(1966-08-03)August 3, 1966

René Schick Gutiérrez (23 November 1909 – 3 August 1966) was President of Nicaragua from 1 May 1963 to 3 August 1966[1], but was considered[by whom?] a puppet politician of Luis Somoza[citation needed]. He was born in León, Nicaragua and was a relative of his successor Lorenzo Guerrero, who served as one of Schick's vice presidents. He previously served as Foreign Minister from 1961 to 1962. He visited the United States in June 1966, meeting with President, Lyndon B. Johnson on June 9.[2] He died, aged 56, in Managua.

  • references


  1. ^ "Gobernantes de Nicaragua". Ministerio de Educación. 9 December 2012.
  2. ^ Lyndon B. Johnson: "Remarks of Welcome to President Schick of Nicaragua on the South Lawn at the White House, The American Presidency Project, June 9, 1966
Political offices
Preceded by
Luis Somoza
President of Nicaragua
Succeeded by
Orlando Montenegro