Politician who also served as Chief executive from the Dominican Republic from 1930-38 and from 1942-1952. Until his 1961 assassination, he maintained control of the Dominican authorities through his manipulation of puppet presidents. He increased to power through a coup against Dominican innovator Horacio Vasquez. He was mixed up in brutal 1960 murder of three sisters — the Mirabals — who compared his program. His relationships to Aminta Ledesma, Bienvenida Ricardo, and Maria Martinez created a complete of four kids. With Lina Lovaton Pittaluga, he previously two more kids. He previously an amiable romantic relationship with Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.