Carlos Felipe Morales

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Carlos Felipe Morales Languasco
Presidente Carlos Felipe Morales Languasco.jpg
Coat of arms of the Dominican Republic.svg 30th President of the Dominican Republic
In office
November 24, 1903 – December 29, 1905
Vice President Ramón Cáceres
Preceded by Alejandro Woss y Gil
Succeeded by Council of Secretaries of State
Personal details
Born (1868-08-23)August 23, 1868
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Died March 1, 1914(1914-03-01) (aged 45)
Paris, France
Nationality Dominican
Political party Horacista
Spouse(s) Aurelia Castellanos Pelegrín
Profession Military Officer and Politician
Religion Catholic

Carlos Felipe Morales Languasco was a Dominican priest, politician and military figure. He was born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic on August 23, 1868. He served as Governor of Puerto Plata during the presidency of Alejandro Woss y Gil to whom he led a coup on November 23, 1903. He then served as president of the Dominican Republic from November 24, 1903 until his resignation on December 29, 1905. During this period he gave the United States the rights to manage the Customs to pay the debt in which the Dominican Government had been involved since the presidency of Ulises Heureaux. He died in Paris, France on March 1, 1914.

References[edit]

  • Biography at the Enciclopedia Virtual Dominicana