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Hondurean president overthrown

01/01/1911

"An uprising in 1911 against Dávila interrupted efforts to deal with the debt problem. The United States stepped in to mediate the conflict, bringing both sides to a conference on one of its warships. The revolutionaries, headed by former president Manuel Bonilla, and the government agreed to a cease-fire and the installation of a provisional president who would be selected by the United States mediator, Thomas Dawson. Dawson selected Francisco Bertrand, who promised to hold early, free elections, and Dávila resigned."

— Country Studies

Miguel R. Dávila, president of Honduras between April 18th, 1907 and March 28th, 1911.

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Published in 27/06/2019

Updated in 19/02/2021

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