Rafael Leonidas Trujillo

October 24, 1891- May 30, 1961

Born: San Cristobal, Dominican Republic - Was assassinated by his own men from the armed forces with machine guns on a quiet road outside the capital.

How he became dictator: He became a dictator when he made a deal with the rebel leader Rafael Estrella Urenna that when the previous dictator was overthrown that he would take power. He also killed anyone running against him for high government.

How he treated his people: Trujillo treated his people unfairly. He did things to help the government and the environment, but he also made the citizens pay and send money straight to his treasury for his own gain and projects.

Era Gloriosa de Rafael Trujillo Molina
HMI: WHEN PRESIDENT TRUJILLO VISITED BY THE MOVINILLERE