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Bacardi, Facundo, Don

Born: 1814 AD
Died: 1887 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Cuban
Categories: Businessmen


1814 - Don Facundo Bacardí Massó was born in Sitges (Catalonia).

1830 - He settled in Cuba.


1844 - In Santiago, he became the owner of a mercantile shop.


1852 - Began to experiment with the process of distilling rum  or sugar-cane brandy, until he was able to obtain a much milder drink.


1862 - Established the  eponym of Bacardi rum distillery and constituted the firm Bacardi.


1872 - He turned the management of the company over to his sons Emilio and Facundo Bacardí Moreau.


1890 - The son José and son in law Enrique Schueg would become partners in the firm.






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