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Carlos Alberto Brenes Jarquín (2 December 1884 in Masaya – 2 January 1942 in Managua) was the President of Nicaragua from 9 June 1936 to 1 January 1937.[1] He was a member of the Nationalist Liberal Party. Brenes was the president of the lower chamber of National Congress of Nicaragua in 1933. He was installed as president by national guard commander Anastasio Somoza Garcia following a military coup on 9 June 1936, and remained in office until Somoza became president on January 1, 1937.


  1. ^ "Gobernantes de Nicaragua". Ministerio de Educación. 9 December 2012.
Political offices
Preceded by
Juan Bautista Sacasa
President of Nicaragua
Succeeded by
Anastasio Somoza García