Fulgencio Batista

Cuban President and Dictator Fulgencio Batista Full Name: Fulgencio Batista [Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar]
Nationality: Cuban

Profession: Cuban President and Dictator
Why Famous: Dictator of Cuba, overthrown by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara in the Cuban Revolution of 1959.

Born: January 16, 1901
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Banes, Cuba

Died: August 6, 1973 (aged 72)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1926-07-10 Cuban president Fulgencio Batista (25) weds Elisa Godínez y Gómez (25)

Historical Events in the Life of Fulgencio Batista

  • 1933-09-04 Coup on Cuban president De Cespedes by Fulgencio Batista
  • 1952-03-10 Military coup led by General Fulgencio Batista in Cuba
  • 1953-07-26 Fidel Castro begins rebellion, the "26th of July Movement," against Fulgenico Batista's regime in Cuba
  • 1954-11-01 General Fulgencio Batista elected President of Cuba
  • 1957-03-13 Bloody battles after anti-Batista demonstration in Havana Cuba
  • 1957-09-05 Cuban dictator Batista bombs Cienfuegos uprising
  • 1958-05-24 Cuban President Batista opens offensive against Fidel Castro's rebellion
  • 1958-12-31 Cuban dictator Batista tells his Cabinet he is fleeing the country
  • 1959-01-01 Cuban Dictator Fulgencio Batista flees Cuba for the Dominican Republic

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