Pedro Santana

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Birthday
29, 1801
Birthplace
Haiti
Death Date
Jun 16, 1864 (62)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1801
Birthplace
Haiti
Death Date
Jun 16, 1864 (62)

About

Three-time President of the Dominican Republic who ruled as a dictator. He led his country from 1844 to 1848, 1853 to 1856, and from 1858 to 1861.

Before Fame

He was a cattle rancher who later joined the military.

Trivia

He successfully separated the Dominican Republic from Haiti, but persecuted those who wanted Dominican independence from Spain.

Family Life

He was married three times with each marriage ending in a divorce.

Associated With

He was a dictator like Idi Amin Dada.