Orestes Ferrara

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Orestes Ferrara Marino
Orestes Ferrara Marino

Orestes Ferrara y Marino' (b. 18 July 1876, Naples, Italy - 16 February 1972, Rome),[1] known in Italy as Oreste Ferrara, Italian Cuban, was:

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Ferrara spoke at rallies against Spanish oppressors for the Cuban exiles in Florida. He often wore his revolutionary garb a uniform that had been used in Garibaldi years in Italy. He went on to lead an expedition to Cuba and fight as a geurrilla with some of his Tampa followers. He eventually rose to numerous positions in the Cuban Republic.