Porfirio Rubirosa
Diplomat and playboy
Porfirio Rubirosa
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.
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Fernando Lugo acusado por su yerno de Falsificador - Diario Siglo XXI
Google News - over 5 years
Cuenta la historia dominicana que Flor fue la hija mayor entre la prole legítima del dictador Trujillo, y la primera esposa del playboy Porfirio Rubirosa Ariza (1909-1965), un dominicano conocido antes que nada por sus matrimonios y aventuras con
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Por qué leer “Truenos de guerra y luces”? - HoraCero
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Sabremos que, a la hora de hablar de la era de los rutilantes playboys, Porfirio Rubirosa puede ser el campeón, pero Panamá marcó alto con prestantes figuras del jet set local, que a despecho de lo que vemos hoy, también se destacaban por saber muy
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The Habit of Bachelorhood - Patheos
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(Porfirio Rubirosa I'm not. Most of these adventures were short-lived, ill-conceived, or — increasingly, since I discovered the internet — took place at distances that proved fatal.) To my surprise, I've taken to solitude with a hand-in-glove ease
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Antonio Banderas, un experto en el amor - Diario SocialRD.Com
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Banderas confirmó a El Especial que sí le interesa hacer del latin lover Porfirio Rubirosa dominicano que derrochó éxito con las mujeres más "glamorosas" y deseadas de su época, y cuya vida será llevada a la pantalla grande por el cineasta mexicano
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Die Geschichte: Let's Twist Again - Tagesspiegel
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Innerhalb weniger Wochen wurden Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, Marilyn Monroe und Judy Garland sowie der Playboy Porfirio Rubirosa im Publikum gesichtet. Die Klatschkolumnen berichteten über das neueste Laster der High Snobiety: schiebende
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Book review: Collected criticism from Robert Gottlieb, Sandra M. Gilbert and ... - Washington Post
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In a review of a long-forgotten biography of 1950s playboy Porfirio Rubirosa, Gottlieb calls its subject “interesting as an artifact of a vanished zeitgeist if not interesting in himself,” which could stand as an epitaph for this collection as a whole
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Số phận bi đát của mỹ nữ giàu nhất thế giới - Tin nhanh
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Năm 1953, khi đó Barbara đã 41 tuổi, vết thương từ những cuộc hôn nhân đổ vỡ trước chưa liền, Barbara lại gặp phải một ông chồng bạc bẽo, bá tước Porfirio Rubirosa. Porfirio Rubirosa là một người có thân phận hết sức phức tạp, vừa là nhà ngoại giao,
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KRIKORIAN: New CIF-SS commissioner Wigod has deep roots in Long Beach - Long Beach Press-Telegram
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Porfirio Rubirosa's doppelganger has reached 62, if you can believe that! Incidentally, Wise's summer swimming program commences with a kickoff party Monday at 5:30p.m. at Mother's Beach in Naples. It's not surprising to me that Reagins and Dodgers GM
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Mercedes 300 SL: Hans Kleissl ist der Herr der Flügel - Hamburger Abendblatt
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Einer der Flügeltürer war mal im Besitz von Porfirio Rubirosa, einem der größten Playboys aller Zeiten. Rubirosa wurden Affären mit Marilyn Monroe, Soraya und Evita Peron nachgesagt. "Ist doch ein geiles Gefühl. Allein der Gedanke, dass die Monroe mal
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Scott Van Wynsberghe: The monster of the Caribbean - National Post (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Flor's best-known husband was the celebrated playboy Porfirio Rubirosa, who, in turn, would go on to marry two American heiresses and two French actresses. (Rubirosa reportedly was not above beating some of his women, and one of his cousins would be
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Zsa Zsa Gabor, en coma tras ser operada de urgencia - ABC.es
Google News - almost 6 years
Entre los romances de Zsa Zsa que no culminaron en boda se recuerda el que mantuvo con el «playboy» dominicano Porfirio Rubirosa. Además, Gabor es famosa por su agudo ingenio, su predilección por las joyas y su peculiar acento, razones por las que ha
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The playboys' last hurrah - The Guardian
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Anyway, the greatest playboy of them all was "the Dominican diplomat and sportsman Porfirio Rubirosa, five times married, husband of three of the world's richest women and two of the most beautiful …" The first three were obviously dogs,
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Wealthy playboy photographer had it all - from bobsleds to Bardot - Sydney Morning Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
He had a dozen male peers - centred on the diplomat Porfirio Rubirosa - a sense of humour and a genuine fondness for women. Those who famously reciprocated included the former Iranian consort Soraya Esfandiary and Bardot. Hours after they met,
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Beruf: Playboy - Kurier
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Auch wenn der Name Porfirio Rubirosa mittlerweile weitestgehend vergessen ist, hat dieser Herr einst als berühmtester aller Playboys Geschichte geschrieben. In der Dominikanischen Republik 1909 zur Welt gekommen, übte er den Beruf des Diplomaten aus,
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playboys of the world RIP - Telegraph.co.uk
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The greatest playboy of them all, the Dominican diplomat and sportsman Porfirio Rubirosa, five-times married, husband of three of the world's richest women and two of the most beautiful, died in the park of St Cloud near Paris, returning from a party
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Porfirio Rubirosa
    FIFTIES
  • 1965
    Age 56
    Rubirosa died in the early morning of July 5, 1965, at the age of 56, when he crashed his silver Ferrari 250 GT into a horse chestnut tree in the Bois de Boulogne after an all-night celebration at the Paris nightclub "Jimmy's" in honor of winning the polo Coupe de France.
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  • 1962
    Age 53
    On January 2, 1962, the Council of State removed him from his unique appointment as "Inspector of Embassies".
    More Details Hide Details After he lost his diplomatic immunity, he was questioned by the New York District Attorney concerning the disappearance of Trujillo opponents Sergio Bencosme in 1935 and Jesus Galíndez in 1956, but was never charged. Rubirosa was linked romantically to Dolores del Río, Eartha Kitt, Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner, Rita Hayworth, Soraya Esfandiary, Peggy Hopkins Joyce, Joan Crawford, Veronica Lake, Kim Novak, Judy Garland, and Eva Peron. He dallied with his ex-wife Flor de Oro Trujillo Ledesma during his marriage to Doris Duke, and with Zsa Zsa Gabor during his marriage to Barbara Hutton. He was named a co-respondent in at least two divorces, the wives charging adultery in each case. Rubirosa was married five times, but never had any children. His wives were: His playboy lifestyle was matched by stories of his sexual prowess. His reputedly larger than average penis size inspired Parisian waiters to name gigantic pepper mills “Rubirosas”.
  • 1961
    Age 52
    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.
    More Details Hide Details However, when Ramfis Trujillo and his family fled the Dominican Republic, Rubirosa's career came to an end.
  • FORTIES
  • 1953
    Age 44
    However, 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.
    More Details Hide Details Trujillo recognized what an asset Rubirosa was for his regime, remarking: "He is good at his job, because women like him and he is a wonderful liar."
  • TWENTIES
  • 1938
    Age 29
    His 1938 divorce of Trujillo's daughter seemed, at least on the surface, to have little influence over his erstwhile father-in-law's affection for, or trust in, him.
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  • 1936
    Age 27
    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.
    More Details Hide Details In this role, he was sent to embassies, first at Berlin (during the 1936 Olympic Games) and soon to Paris, where he spent most of his time; he also served at the embassies at Vichy, Buenos Aires, Rome, Havana (witnessing the Cuban Revolution), and Brussels. He was a frequent visitor to New York, Washington, Florida, and California. "Rubi", who defined himself a Trujillista, moved freely among the rich and famous, made the connections, and kept the secrets.
  • 1931
    Age 22
    In 1931, Rubirosa met Rafael Trujillo at a country club.
    More Details Hide Details The "Benefactor" asked to see him the next morning, and made him a lieutenant of his Presidential Guard.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1909
    Age 0
    Born on January 22, 1909.
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