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Bosch Gavino, Juan

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 92 years of age.

Nationality: Dominican
Categories: Authors, Politician


1909 - Joan Bosch was born on the 30th of June in the town of La Vega, Dominican Republic.

1931 - Published his first short stories book, "Camino Real", the essay "Indios" and the short novel "La Mañosa".

1934 - Married Isabel García, and they had two children.

1938 - Bosch leave the country, settling in Puerto Rico.

1939 - 1966 - Founder of the Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD).

1961 - Elected president of the Dominican Republic after the assassination of dictator Rafael Trujillo.

1994 - After placing third in the election, he retired from politics.

2001 - He passed away on 1st of November, in Santo Domingo and was buried in his hometown of La Vega.


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