Manuel Antonio de Varona

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Manuel Antonio de Varona
Manuel Antonio de Varona Loredo.jpg
Born November 25, 1908
Cuba
Died October 29, 1992
Miami, Florida USA

Manuel Antonio de Varona y Loredo (November 25, 1908 in Camagüey, Cuba - October 29, 1992 in Miami, Florida, USA) was a Cuban lawyer and politician.

Varona was Prime Minister of Cuba in 1948-1950, and served as president of the Cuban Senate. In 1960 Varona went into excile after denouncing Castro's communist regime.He was a member of the exile coalition Cuban Revolutionary Council (1961-1964).

He had three children: Carlos de Varona Segura who participated in the April 17th Bay of Pigs Invation, Emelina Ivette, and Ivonne de Varona Ruisanchez.

He wrote El drama de Cuba ante América (1960, Mexico City, Centro de Información Democrática de América).

He is buried at Flagler Memorial Park in Miami, Florida.

References[edit]

  • 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
Raúl López del Castillo
Prime Minister of Cuba
10 October 1948 – 6 October 1950
Succeeded by
Félix Lancís