Bolivian dictator, general, and politician.
1926 – Born 10th of May in Conception, Santa Cruz Bolivia.
1960 – Suárez sent to train at the Fort Hood, Texas, Armored Cavalry School.
1964-1966 – He becomes the Bolivian education and culture minister.
1967-1969 – Served as Bolivian military attached to US.
1969 – Returned home to the prized position of director of the military academy.
1969-1971 – Director of Bolivian National Military College.
1971-1978 – Suárez served as President of Bolivia.
1971 – Arrested in August during one of his secret visits to his native Santa Cruz.
1972 – Expelled almost all Soviet diplomatic personnel for spying.
1973 – Banzer unveiled Bolivia’s first five-year plan a series of economic reforms.
1974 – Suárez informed Bolivians that he had just performed an "autogolpe," or coup.
1997-2001 – He served again as the President of Bolivia.
2001 – On 6th of August, Banzer formally resigned from his position as president of Bolivia.
– Suárez was suffering from cancer that had spread from his lungs to his liver.
2002 – Banzer died on 5th of May, at his home, in Santa Cruz, eastern Bolivia, from a heart attack.