Fulgencio Batista

Fulgencio Batista's Death

Born (Birthday) January 16, 1901

Death Date August 6, 1973

Age of Death 72 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Place of Death Málaga, Spain

Place of Burial Sacramental Cemetery of San Isidro, Madrid, Spain

Profession World Leader

The world leader Fulgencio Batista died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

President of Cuba in the early 1940s and dictator of the same country in the 1950s, he was removed from power during the Cuban Revolution.

He rose to prominence in 1933 as a military leader of the Gerardo Machado-deposing Revolt of the Sergeants and controlled Cuba’s various puppet presidents over the course of the next decade. After finally securing the Cuban presidency, he created the Constitution of Cuba.

While in exile from Cuba, he lived in the Dominican Republic and Portugal, protected by the governments of Rafael Trujillo and Oliveira Salazar.

How did Fulgencio Batista die?

After he fled to Portugal, Batista lived in Madeira, then later in Estoril. He died of a heart attack on August 6, 1973, at Marbella, Spain, two days before a team of assassins from Castro’s Cuba allegedly were planning to assassinate him.