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Somoza British & World English

The name of a family of Nicaraguan statesmen:

Somoza New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Anastasio (1896–1956), president of Nicaragua 1937–47 and 1951–6; full name Anastasio Somoza García

Luis Somoza Debayle in Somoza British & World English

Luis (1922–67), President 1957–63, son of Anastasio; full name Luis Somoza Debayle

Luis Somoza Debayle in Somoza New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Luis (1922–67), president of Nicaragua 1957–63; full name Luis Somoza Debayle

Anastasio Somoza García in Somoza British & World English

Anastasio (1896–1956), President 1937–47 and 1951-6; full name Anastasio Somoza García. He took presidential office following a military coup in 1936. Somoza ruled Nicaragua as a virtual dictator and was assassinated

Anastasio Somoza Debayle in Somoza British & World English

Anastasio (1925–80), President 1967–79, younger brother of Luis; full name Anastasio Somoza Debayle. His dictatorial regime was overthrown by the Sandinistas and he was assassinated while in exile in Paraguay

Anastasio Somoza García in Somoza New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Anastasio (1896–1956), president of Nicaragua 1937–47 and 1951–6; full name Anastasio Somoza García

Anastasio Somoza Debayle in Somoza New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Anastasio (1925–80), president of Nicaragua 1967–79; full name Anastasio Somoza Debayle