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General José María Cabral y Luna (born Ingenio Nuevo; December 12, 1816 in San Cristóbal Province – February 28, 1899 in Santo Domingo) was a Dominican military figure and politician. He served as the first Supreme Chief of the Dominican Republic from August 4, 1865 to November 15 of that year and again officially as president from August 22, 1866 until January 3, 1868.
José María Cabral
|Born||December 12, 1816|
San Cristóbal Province
|Died||February 28, 1899 (aged 82)|
|Battles/wars||Dominican War of Independence|
Dominican Restoration War
Six Years' War
Early life and familyEdit
Cabral was born near San Cristóbal to a prominent and wealthy Criollo family from Hincha. His parents were Ramona de Luna y Andújar, who was cousin of the Virgins of Galindo, and Juan Marcos Cabral y Aybar.
He was uncle of future Dominican president Marcos Antonio Cabral.
|Ancestors of José María Cabral|
On August 17, 1865 President Cabral abolished capital punishment and banishment in the Dominican Republic.
- ^ "Efemérides" (in Spanish). Diario Libre. 16 August 2014. Retrieved 21 October 2014.
- Biography at the Enciclopedia Virtual Dominicana