Monumento a Gualberto Villaroel (1910-1946), La Paz

Monumento a Gualberto Villaroel (1910-1946), La Paz

Gualberto Villaroel ruled Bolivia from 1943 to 1946. He was a politician with nationalistic tendencies and convictions, and a close associate of the Argentine leader Juan Peron. In 1946, a mob instigated by his opponents, made entrance to the presidential palace and then killed Villaroel. His lifeless body was hung from a lamppost near the entrance of the Palace. His monument is located in the Plaza Murillo.

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Sight Name: Monumento a Gualberto Villaroel (1910-1946)
Sight Location: La Paz, Bolivia (See walking tours in La Paz)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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