Miguel Mariano Gómez
|Miguel Mariano Gómez|
|President of Cuba|
May 20, 1936 – December 24, 1936
|Preceded by||José A. Barnet|
|Succeeded by||Federico Laredo Brú|
October 6, 1889|
Sancti Spíritus, Spanish Cuba
|Died||October 26, 1950
|Residence||Serafina, Graziella and Margarita Gomez y Diago|
Gómez was the son of Cuba's second president, José Miguel Gómez. Born in Sancti Spíritus, Cuba, he served several terms in the Cuban House of Representatives and in 1926 was elected mayor of Havana. As a participant in the 1931 revolt against the government, he went into exile in New York City, returning to Cuba in 1933 after the ouster of president Gerardo Machado. In 1934, he was again elected as mayor of Havana.
Following years of political instability, Miguel Mariano Gómez was elected President of Cuba. Inaugurated May 20, 1936 he served until December when he was impeached and removed from office by a group that included future dictator, Fulgencio Batista. He then left Cuba for the United States and returned to Cuba in 1939. In 1940, he ran again for mayor of Havana but lost to Raul Menocal. After that he retired from public life.
Miguel Mariano Gómez died in Havana in 1950 at age 61 after a long illness.
- Rulers website
- Time magazine, November 6, 1950
- Time magazine, June 1, 1936
- 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)
|President of Cuba
20 May 1936 – 24 December 1936
Federico Laredo Brú
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