Roberto Azurdia

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Roberto René Azurdia Paiz
Born 1926
Education Escuela Médico Militar
Medical career
Profession Physician, Surgeon, Writer, Ambassador

Roberto René Azurdia Paiz is a Guatemalan writer, diplomat and physician.


Dr.Azurdia was appointed minister of public health[1] by the president of Guatemala, the democratically-elected general and engineer Miguel Idigoras Fuentes, in 1961 and served in that function until his nomination as ambassador to Italy in 1963 during the presidencies of Enrique Peralta Azurdia and Julio César Méndez.[2]

Ambassador in Italy

While acting as Ambassador to Italy,[2] he served as representative from Guatemala to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.[3]


  1. "Reunión del INCAP, entra en su fase más importante". La Nacion. December 7, 1962. p. 36. Retrieved 25 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  3. Food and Agriculture Organization. "List of delegates and observers attentind the forty-eighth session of the council". United Nations. Retrieved January 25, 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>