Efraín Ríos Montt

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Person.png Efraín Ríos Montt  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(lawyer)
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BornJosé Efraín Ríos Montt
1926-06-16
Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Died1 April 2018 (Age 91)
ReligionPentecostal
Children • Zury Ríos Montt
• Enrique Rios Sosa Homero Rios Sosa
SpouseMaría Teresa Sosa Ávila
PartyGuatemalan Republican Front
The only head of a nation state to have been found guilty of genocide in his own country.

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In office
March 23, 1982 - August 8, 1983

Efraín Ríos Montt

Genocide conviction

A May 2013 trial delivered a conviction and an 80-year sentence against Rios Montt, but that was overturned days later by Guatemala's constitutional court, which ordered the new trial.[1]

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