Kjell Eugenio Laugerud


Age: 79


Summary: president of Guatemala from 1974 to 1978 who was credited with helping to rebuild Guatemala after a devastating 1976 earthquake that killed tens of thousands of people, but whose administration was widely criticized for human rights abuses in its fight to weed out a growing rebel movement.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: January 24, 1930


Died: December 9, 2009


Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala