Francisco Aguilar Barquero

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Francisco Aguilar Barquero
Francisco Aguilar Barquero.jpg
23rd President of Costa Rica
In office
2 September 1919 – 8 May 1920
Preceded byJuan Bautista Quirós Segura
Succeeded byJulio Acosta
Personal details
Born21 May 1857
Died11 October 1924 (aged 67)
San José

Francisco Ramón de Jesús Aguilar Barquero (21 May 1857 – 11 October 1924) served as provisional President of Costa Rica for eight months between 1919 and 1920.[1]

He was Governor of Cartago, Deputy for Limón (1888–1889), Secretary of War and Navy (1889), Deputy for Cartago (1890–1892), Deputy for San José (1912–1916) and Third Appointed to the Presidency (1914–1917).

His main achievement was successfully steering the country back to democratic normalcy after his predecessor's military dictatorship.

He was succeeded by Julio Acosta García.


Political offices
Preceded by
Juan Bautista Quirós Segura
President of Costa Rica
Succeeded by
Julio Acosta García