President from the Dominican Republic from 1882 to 1884 and again from 1887 until his assassination in 1899. Ahead of becoming Chief executive, he first worked well as the inside Minister to Fernando Meriño, a Catholic Priest who’d become head-of-state in 1880. His nickname among good friends and family members was Lilís. He was created in San Felipe de Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. He and pro-boxer Leo Cruz had been both originally from your Dominican Republic.