Life and History of Dominican President Eladio Victoria

Life and History of Dominican President Eladio Victoria

Eladio Victoria The presidency is a position of prestige and power, no matter the country. Historians dedicate their entire careers to figuring out the most minute details of these political leaders lives. It seems as though that position of power is under the...
Life and History of Dominican President Horacio Vasquez

Life and History of Dominican President Horacio Vasquez

Horacio Vasquez, whose full name was Felipe Horacio Vasquez Lajara, is best known for serving as President of the Dominican Republic twice over. However, first, he served as the President of the Provisional Government of Junta (or military) from September to November...
Life and History of Dominican President Jacinto Peynado

Life and History of Dominican President Jacinto Peynado

Jacinto Bienvenido Peynado was born on February 15, 1878 in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic to father Jacinto Peynado Tejón and mother Manuela María Peynado. He died on March 7, 1940 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Jacinto was the 22nd Vice President and the...
Life and History of Dominican President Rafael Trujillo

Life and History of Dominican President Rafael Trujillo

President Rafael Trujillo is the man who led the military coup that took over the Domincan Republic in the 1960s. He was the man who led a revolution that did want to be restrained by president Juan Bosch, and he led the country until he lost his life in an...
Life and History of Dominican President Hector Trujillo

Life and History of Dominican President Hector Trujillo

President Hector Trujillo Héctor Bienvenido Trujillo Molina was the 40th president of the Dominican Republic. He had a very successful career in the military for 22 years. He was then elected president in 1952, succeeding his charismatic and brutal older brother,...
Life and History of Dominican President Rafael Filiberto Bonnelly

Life and History of Dominican President Rafael Filiberto Bonnelly

President Rafael Filiberto Bonnelly Rafael Filiberto Bonnelly was president of the Dominican Republic from 1962-1963. He was famous for being the first to install free elections for the Dominican Republic after the over 30-year-long dictatorship under Juan Bosch....
Life and History of Dominican President Juan Bosch

Life and History of Dominican President Juan Bosch

Juan Bosch is the first elected president of the Dominican Republic, and he known to this day as someone who was completely honest in his rule of the country. He was deposed when there was a revolution, and there were many military men put in his place over the next...