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 Romulo Gallegos

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Romulo Gallegos

  • Birth 2 Aug 1884 Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela
  • Death 4 Apr 1969 Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela
  • Burial Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela
  • Memorial ID 6811092

Venezuelan statesman and author. Gallegos, was the first popularly elected President of Venezuela. He held the post from February 1948 to October 1948. That same year he was ousted during a military coup perpetrated by General Marcos Perez Jimenez and he went into exile. In 1958 Gallegos returned to Venezuela and was voted life membership in the senate. He was also the author of the books, "El Ultimo Solar" (1920), "Dona Barbara" (1931), "El Forastero" (1942) and "Sobre La Misma Tierra" (1943).


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 29 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6811092
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Romulo Gallegos (2 Aug 1884–4 Apr 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6811092, citing Caracas Southern General Cemetery, Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela ; Maintained by Find A Grave .