1812 - Born on the 14th of July was a President of the Dominican Republic five times.
1844 - Helped to lead a successful rebellion against Haiti, which established the independence of the Dominican Republic.
1846 - Went to Europe to convince France to establish a protectorate over the Dominican Republic, but the French refused.
1849-1853 - Became President of Dominican Republic and he attempted to convince the United States to take over the country.
1856-1858 - President for the second time when he was deposed in a coup.
1866 - Returned to the Dominican Republic and became President again until he was deposed in a coup.
1868-1874 - Served his longest term as President.
1876-1878 - Became President again when he was deposed in a final coup and sent into exile in Puerto Rico.
1884 - He died 14th of March in Puerto Rico.
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