logo
Welcome, guest! ~ Login ~ Register 

Quick Search:

S9.com / Biographies /

Betancourt, Romulo

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

Nationality: Venezuelan
Categories: Politician

Edit


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.

 

 


Edit

Page last updated: 8:59am, 18th Feb '07