Carlos Saladrigas Zayas

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Carlos Saladrigas Zayas
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1st Prime Minister of Cuba
In office
10 October 1940 – 16 August 1942
President Fulgencio Batista
Preceded by Position Established
Succeeded by Ramón Zaydín
Personal details
Born 13 October 1900
Havana, Cuba
Died 15 April 1956 (aged 55)
Havana, Cuba
Political party Democratic Socialist
Spouse(s) María González-Llorente
Esperanza Plasencia
Cusa Carrillo
Children 2
Profession Lawyer

Carlos Saladrigas Zayas (Carlos Eduardo Ramón[citation needed] Saladrigas y Zayas; October 13, 1900 in Havana, Cuba – 15 April 1956 in Miramar, Havana, Cuba) was a Cuban politician and diplomat.

He was an abogado-notario who served as Senator (1936-1940), Minister of Justice (1934), Foreign Minister (1933) and (1955-1956), Prime Minister of Cuba (1940-1942), Ambassador to Great Britain, and presidential candidate in the elections of 1944.

He was the son of Enrique Saladrigas Lunar and María Luisa Zayas y Diago. He married his wife, María de las Mercedes González-Llorente y Martínez in 1923 and they had two children, Gloria and Carlos Saladrigas y González-Llorente. He later married Esperanza Plasencia y del Peso and lastly Cusa Carrillo.

References[edit]

  • Fulgencio Batista: Volume 1, From Revolutionary to Strongman, Argote-Freyre, Frank (Rutgers, New Jersey:Rutgers University Press, 2006)ISBN 0-8135-3701-0
  • Los Propietarios de Cuba 1958, Guillermo Jimenez Soler (Havana, Cuba: Editorial de Ciencias Sociales, 2007)(Spanish)
  • Anuario Social de La Habana 1939, (Luz-Hilo, S.A.) (Spanish)
  • Directorio Social de La Habana 1948, (P. Fernandez y Cia, S. en C.) (Spanish)
  • Libro de Oro de la Sociedad Habanera 1949, (Editorial Lex) (Spanish)
  • Libro de Oro de la Sociedad Habanera 1950, (Editorial Lex) (Spanish)
  • Registro Social de La Habana 1958, (Molina y Cia, S.A.) (Spanish)
  • 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)
Political offices
Preceded by
Office established
Prime Minister of Cuba
10 October 1940 – 16 August 1942
Succeeded by
Ramón Zaydín
Preceded by
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Foreign Minister of Cuba
1933
Succeeded by
Manuel Márquez Sterling
Preceded by
Andrés Domingo
Foreign Minister of Cuba
1955-1956
Succeeded by
Gonzalo Güell