Luis Miguel Dominguín

Luis Miguel Dominguín

Born Nov 9, 1926

Luis Miguel González Lucas was a famous bullfighter from Spain, better known as Luis Miguel Dominguín. His father was the legendary Domingo Dominguín; he adopted his father's name to gain popularity. Dominguín enjoyed wide popularity during the 1940s and 1950s as he conquered bulls all over Spain, Portugal, Colombia and other places. He debuted at the age of eleven and was active in the card where another legend, Manolete, lost his life.… Read More

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1926 Birth Born on November 9, 1926.


1947 20 Years Old He was on the card in Linares, Spain on 28 August 1947 when another legend, his rival Manolete, was fatally gored.
1954 27 Years Old Dominguín was also a socialite, having friends like Pablo Picasso and romances with the American actress Ava Gardner and the fashion model China Machado. In 1954, he married actress Lucia Bosé, who gave birth to his son Miguel Bosé, a Grammy-award winning singer. … Read More
1955 28 Years Old 1 More Event
…  They were married in Las Vegas on 1 March 1955. … Read More


1959 32 Years Old In 1959, he and his brother-in-law, Antonio Ordóñez, engaged in a bullfighting rivalry that was chronicled by Ernest Hemingway in his book, The Dangerous Summer. … Read More
1964 37 Years Old In 1964 he was a mystery guest on the US TV show What's My Line?


1968 41 Years Old He divorced Bosé in 1968, and in 1987 married Rosario Primo de Rivera.
In 1971 at the age of 44 he returned to the bullring.


1996 70 Years Old He died of heart failure at 69 in 1996. … Read More
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