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Rubirosa, Porfirio Ariza

Born: 1909 AD
Died: 1965 AD, at 56 years of age.

Nationality: Dominican
Categories: Diplomat


1909 - Born on January 22nd in San Francisco De Macoris, Dominican Republic. Diplomat renown for his prowess as a ladies' man.

1926 - He returned to the Dominican Republic to study law at the age of 17 but left school to start a military career.

1929 - He was a captain and came to the attention of President Trujillo who one day sent the handsome young captain to the airport to pick up his daughter, the plain looking Flor d'Oro -- Rubirosa took the hint and married the girl.

1932 - Married to Flor de Oro Trujillo on December 3rd.

1940 - He managed to stay in the dictator's good graces and was allowed to retain his diplomatic position as well.

1942 - Married to Danielle Darrieux on September 18th.

1947 - Married to Doris Duke on September 1st.

1953 - Married to Barbara Hutton on December 30th.

1956 - Married to Odile Rodin on October.

1965 - Died from car crash on July 5th in Bois de Boulogne, France.


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