Porfirio Rubirosa


Porfirio Rubirosa Famous memorial

San Francisco de Macorís, Duarte, Dominican Republic
Death 5 Jul 1965 (aged 56)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Marnes-la-Coquette, Departement des Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 29446582 View Source

Dominican diplomat and sportsman, he is best known as an international playboy. Rubirosa grew up in France and married Flor de Oro Trujillo, the daughter of the Dominican dictator Rafael Leónidas Trujillo, in 1932. After that, his international fame grew, and he became a famous Ferrari private driver. He was linked romantically to such international notables as Eva Perón, Marilyn Monroe, Rita Hayworth, Ava Gardner, Kim Novak and many others. In 1953, he married Barbara Hutton, which made him very wealthy. His last wedding was at age 56 with the young French actress, Odile Rodin.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: 380W
  • Added: 31 Aug 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 29446582
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Porfirio Rubirosa (22 Jan 1909–5 Jul 1965), Find a Grave Memorial ID 29446582, citing Cimetière de Marnes la Coquette, Marnes-la-Coquette, Departement des Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find a Grave .