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  1. Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar (/ f ʊ l ˈ h ɛ n s i oʊ b ə ˈ t iː s t ə /; Spanish: [fulˈxensjo βaˈtista i salˈdiβaɾ]; born Rubén Zaldívar, January 16, 1901 – August 6, 1973) was a Cuban military officer and politician who served as the elected president of Cuba from 1940 to 1944 and as its U.S.-backed military dictator from 1952 to 1959, when he was overthrown by the Cuban Revolution.

  2. Jan 12, 2023 · Fulgencio Batista, in full Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar, (born January 16, 1901, Banes, Cuba—died August 6, 1973, Marbella, Spain), soldier and political leader who twice ruled Cuba—first in 1933–44 with an efficient government and again in 1952–59 as a dictator, jailing his opponents, using terrorist methods, and making fortunes for himself and his associates.

  3. Aug 19, 2019 · Fulgencio Batista (January 16, 1901–August 6, 1973) was a Cuban army officer who rose to the presidency on two occasions, from 1940–1944 and 1952–1958. He also held a great deal of national influence from 1933 to 1940, although he did not at that time hold any elected office.

  4. Fulgencio Batista Zaldívar was born in Cuba's Oriente province on January 16, 1901, in Banes, only miles away from the Castro family plantation, Las Manacas. A mulatto of humble origins, he...

  5. Fulgencio Batista nació en Veguita, municipio de Banes, provincia de Holguín, en 1901 y fue bautizado en la iglesia de Santa Florentina en Fray Benito, antigua provincia de Oriente . Hijo de Belisario Batista y de Carmela Zaldívar, cubanos que lucharon por la independencia de Cuba. De orígenes y condición económica muy pobres, comenzó a trabajar a muy temprana edad, desempeñando diversos oficios en su juventud.

  6. General Rubén Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar, better known as Fulgencio Batista (pronounced fulˈɣensio baˈtista̩ )—January 16, 1901 – August 6, 1973)—was the de facto military ruler of Cuba from 1933 to 1940, and the de jure President of Cuba from 1940 to 1944. After living briefly in the U.S. he was elected to the Cuban Senate in 1948.

  7. Oct 22, 2009 · In April 1961, the U.S. launched the Bay of Pigs invasion, an unsuccessful attempt to remove Castro from power. Subsequent covert operations to overthrow Castro, born August 13, 1926, failed and he...

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