Anselmo Alliegro y Milá

Anselmo Alliegro y Milá (March 16, 1899 – November 22, 1961) was a Cuban politician who served as the Interim President of Cuba for one day (1 – 2 January 1959) after the departure of the President, General Fulgencio Batista, from the country.

Anselmo Alliegro
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President of Cuba
Interim
In office
1 January 1959 – 2 January 1959
Preceded byFulgencio Batista
Succeeded byCarlos Modesto Piedra
3rd Prime Minister of Cuba
In office
16 March 1944 – 10 October 1944
PresidentFulgencio Batista
Preceded byCarlos Saladrigas
Succeeded byFélix Lancís Sánchez
Personal details
Born(1899-03-16)March 16, 1899
Yaguajay, Cuba
DiedNovember 22, 1961(1961-11-22) (aged 62)
Miami, Florida, United States
Political partyLiberal Party of Cuba
(1940–1949)
United Action Party
(1949–1952)
Progressive Action Party
(1952–1959)
Spouse(s)Ana Durán
ChildrenAnselmo Jr.
Rosa Maria
Alfredo G. Duran
Alma materUniversity of Havana
ProfessionLawyer, politician

He previously held the position of President of the Senate of Cuba from February 1955 to 1 January 1959.[1] He also served as Prime Minister of Cuba in 1944. He was also Mayor of the town of Baracoa, Representative in the Cuban Congress of 1925, 1940, 1945; Minister of Commerce 1942, Minister of Education, and Minister of Housing.

Alliegro was the son of an Italian, Miguel Alliegro Esculpino and a Spaniard, Donatila Milá. He was married to Ana Durán with whom he had one child, Anselmo Leon Alliegro Jr. He also had a daughter, Rosa Maria "Polita" Alliegro y Sanchez, from his previous marriage to Rosa M. Sanchez and a step-son, Alfredo G. Duran, a product of his wife Anita Duran's first marriage.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Schroeder, Susan (15 April 1982). Cuba: A Handbook of Historical Statistics. G.K. Hall. ISBN 9780816182138 – via Google Books.
  • Otero, Juan Joaquín (1954). Libro De Cuba, Una Enciclopedia Ilustrada Que Abarca Las Artes, Las Letras, Las Ciencias, La Economía, La Política, La Historia, La Docencia, Y El Progreso General De La Nación Cubana - Edición Conmemorative del Cincuentenario de la República de Cuba, 1902-1952. (Spanish)
  • Jiménez, Guillermo (2006). Los Propietarios De Cuba 1958. Editorial de Ciencias Sociales, Havana, Cuba. ISBN 959-06-0830-2. (Spanish)