Anselmo Alliegro y Milá

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Anselmo Alliegro
Anselmo Alliegro y Milá.jpg
President of Cuba
Interim
In office
January 1, 1959 – January 2, 1959
Preceded by Fulgencio Batista
Succeeded by Carlos Modesto Piedra
Prime Minister of Cuba
In office
1944–1944
Preceded by Ramón Zaydín
Succeeded by Félix Lancís Sánchez
Personal details
Born Anselmo Alliegro y Milá
(1899-03-16)March 16, 1899
Yaguajay, Cuba
Died November 22, 1961(1961-11-22) (aged 61)
Miami, Florida, United States
Spouse(s) Ana Durán
Children Anselmo Alliegro Jr.
Rosa Maria Alliegro
Alfredo G. Duran
Profession Lawyer

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

He previously held the position of President of the Cuban Senate in 1954 and 1959. 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", from his previous marriage and a step-son, Alfredo G. Duran, a product of his wife Anita Duran's first marriage.

References[edit]

  • 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)
  • Jimenez, Guillermo (2006). Los Propietarios De Cuba 1958. Editorial de Ciencias Sociales, Havana, Cuba. ISBN 959-06-0830-2.  (Spanish)
Political offices
Preceded by
Fulgencio Batista
President of Cuba
1959
Succeeded by
Carlos Modesto Piedra
Preceded by
Ramón Zaydín
Prime Minister of Cuba
1944
Succeeded by
Félix Lancís Sánchez