• Born date: 1823-06-18
  • Born in: Cartago, Costa Rica
  • Death date: 1897-02-12
  • Death in: Cartago, Costa Rica
Jesús Jiménez Zamora

Jesús María Ciriaco Jiménez Zamora was President of Costa Rica on two occasions: 1863 to 1866, and 1868 to 1870. He was popularly elected in 1863, but dissolved Congress two months into his term of office. During his presidency he granted asylum to former Salvadoran President Gen.