Alberto Herrera y Franchi

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General Alberto Herrera
Alberto Herrera y Franchi.jpg
President of Cuba
Interim
In office
12 August 1933 – 13 August 1933
Preceded by Gerardo Machado
Succeeded by Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y Quesada
Personal details
Born (1874-09-01)September 1, 1874
San Antonio de las Vueltas, Spanish Cuba
Died March 18, 1954(1954-03-18) (aged 79)
Havana, Cuba
Nationality Cuba Cuban
Spouse(s) Ofelia Rodríguez Arango
Occupation Military

General Alberto Herrera y Franchi (September 1, 1874 – March 18, 1954) was the provisional President of Cuba from August 12 to August 13, 1933.

General Herrera was the Army Chief of Staff during the presidency of Gerardo Machado. He was married to Ofelia Rodríguez Arango and they had three children, Alberto, Rodolfo and Ofelia Herrera y Rodríguez-Arango.

References[edit]

  • Argote-Freyre, Frank. Fulgencio Batista: Volume 1, From Revolutionary to Strongman. Rutgers University Press, Rutgers, New Jersey. ISBN 0-8135-3701-0. 2006.
  • Chester, Edmund A. A Sergeant Named Batista. Holt. ASIN B0007DPO1U. 1954.
  • Otero, Juan Joaquin (1954). Libro De Cuba, Una Enciclopedia Ilustrada Que Abarca Las Artes, Las Letras, Las Ciencias, La Economia, La Politica, La Historia, La Docencia, Y ElProgreso General De La Nacion Cubana - Edicion Conmemorative del Cincuentenario de la Republica de Cuba, 1902-1952.  (Spanish)