Zayas [y Alonso], Alfredo

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Born: Feb 21, 1861 AD
Died: 1934 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Cuban
Categories: Politician, Presidents


1861 - Alfredo Zayas y Alfonso was born on February 21 in the city of Havana, Cuba. He is a son of Dr. Jose Maria de Zayas y Jimenez, a noted lawyer and educator.

 

1882- Received the degree of Licenciado en Derecho from the University of Havana where he took up Law.

 

1896- Arrested and imprisoned having a revolutionary activities being a member of Autonomist party, contributor of propagandist articles and editor of such magazine.

 

1889 - Performed as Prosecuting Attorney.

 

1891- Obtained a position as a Municipal Judge.

 

1901 - Summoned as acting Mayor of Havana.

 

1905 - Acquired a position being a Senate President.

 

1908 - Elected as a Vice President and one of the leader of Liberal party under Jose Miguel Gomez.

 

1921- Became the President of Cuba. He seated until 1925.

 

1934- Alfredo Zayas y Alfonso passed away.

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