Marta <I>Fernandez</I> Batista

Marta Fernandez Batista

Death 2 Oct 2006 (aged 88)
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Burial Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Memorial ID 15998500 · View Source
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Cuban Leader. The wife of Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista, she served as Cuba's Matron of Arts during his presidency. She convinced him to build a National Gallery in Cuba. When her husband was overthrown in 1958, the couple fled to the Dominican Republic and eventually Spain.

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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 4 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15998500
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marta Fernandez Batista (11 Nov 1917–2 Oct 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15998500, citing Cementerio Sacramental de San Isidro, Madrid, Provincia de Madrid, Madrid, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .