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Betancourt, Romulo

Born: 1908 AD
Died: 1981 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Venezuelan
Categories: Politician


1908 - Born on the 22nd of February in Guatire, Miranda state, Venezuela.


1937 - Founded the Partido Democrático Nacional then became a legal party as Acción Democrática (AD).


1945-1948 - By means of a military coup d'état he became President of Venezuela.


1948 - He was forced into exile in New York City.


1959-1964 - Once again he became the President of Venezuela.


1960 - On 24th of June, he survived an assassination attempt ordered by Rafael Trujillo.


1973 - Awarded a lifetime seat in Venezuela's senate.


1981 - He died on 28th of September in Doctors Hospital in New York City.




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