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Betancourt, Romulo

Born: 1908 AD
Died: 1981 AD
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.