Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Salaries in Venezuela of Gómez (1)

Here you have the yearly salaries of some jobs in Venezuela of 1920. Back then dictator Juan Vicente Gómez ruled, a military who promoted the Bolívar cult half as madly as military Bolívar.

Salaries in 1920. Click to enlarge
The German author back then was shocked at the huge differences in salaries between ministers and generals and judges and all the rest.

The data comes from Otto Bürger's Venezuela, ein Führer durch das Land (Führer went it hadn't the meaning it has today, the book being published in 1922)

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