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This name uises Spaingie namin customs; the first or paternal faimily name is Trujillo an the seicont or maternal faimily name is Molina.

Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina (Spaingie pronunciation: [rafaˈel leˈoniðas tɾuˈxiʝo]; 24 October 1891 – 30 Mey 1961), nicknamed El Jefe (Spaingie: [el ˈxefe], The Chief or The Boss), wis a Dominican politeecian an sodger, wha ruled the Dominican Republic frae Februar 1930 till his assassination in Mey 1961.[2]


Rafael Trujillo
Trujillo 1952.jpg
Trujillo in 1952
36t & 39t Preses o the Dominican Republic
In office
16 August 1930 – 16 August 1938
Vice PresesRafael Estrella Ureña (1930–1932)
vacant (1932–1934)
Jacinto Peynado (1934–1938)
Precedit biRafael Estrella Ureña (acting)
Succeedit biJacinto Peynado
In office
18 Mey 1942 – 16 August 1952
Vice PresesNone
Precedit biManuel de Jesús Troncoso de la Concha
Succeedit biHéctor Trujillo
Personal details
BornRafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina
24 October 1891(1891-10-24)
San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
Dee'd30 Mey 1961(1961-05-30) (aged 69)
Ciudad Trujillo, Dominican Republic
NaitionalityDominican
Poleetical pairtyDominican
Spoose(s)Maria Martínez de Trujillo
BairnsRamfis Trujillo Martínez (b. 1929)[1]
Odette Trujillo Ricardo (b. 1936)[1]
María de los Ángeles del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Trujillo Martínez (b. 1939)[1]
Yolanda Trujillo Lovatón (b. 1939)[1]
Leonidas Radhamés Trujillo Martínez (b. 1942)[1]
Rafael Trujillo Lovatón (b. 1943)[1]
ResidenceSanto Domingo
ProfessionSodger, Businessman, Statesman
ReligionRoman Catholic

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Espinal Hernández, Edwin Rafael (21 February 2009). "Descendencias Presidenciales: Trujillo" (in Spanish). Instituto Dominicano de Genealogía. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  2. "'I shot the cruellest dictator in the Americas'". BBC News. 2011. Retrieved 2013-06-19.