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Porfirio Rubirosa

Porfirio Rubirosa

Diplomat and Playboy
Born Jan 22, 1909

Porfirio Rubirosa Ariza was a Dominican diplomat and adherent of Rafael Trujillo. He made his mark as an international playboy, for his jet setting lifestyle, and his legendary prowess with women. Among his spouses were two of the richest women in the world.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Porfirio Rubirosa.


1909 Birth Born on January 22, 1909.


1931 22 Years Old In 1931, Rubirosa met Rafael Trujillo at a country club. … Read More
1936 27 Years Old Their relationship lasted throughout their lives, went up and down, mostly close, but not without episodes of danger for Rubirosa, and defined his professional career when he became a diplomat of the Dominican Republic in 1936. … Read More


1953 44 Years Old At times, when his escapades stirred up too much notoriety, Trujillo would dismiss him – as from his post in Paris in 1953 – or move him to another place. … Read More


1961 52 Years Old After Trujillo's assassination on May 30, 1961, Rubirosa supported his son as successor and attempted to persuade John F. Kennedy to help his government. … Read More
1962 53 Years Old On January 2, 1962 the Council of State removed him from his unique appointment as "Inspector of Embassies". … Read More
1965 56 Years Old Rubirosa died early in the morning on July 5, 1965, when he crashed his Ferrari 250 GT into a chestnut tree after an all-night celebration at the Paris nightclub "Jimmy's" in honor of winning the Coupe de France polo cup.
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