Who is General Rapael Trujilla?
Rafael L. Trujillo ruled the Dominican Republic from 1930 until 1961 when he was assassinated. He was president between 1930 and 1938, and then again from 1942 until 1952. The rest of the time he was actually an unelected military dictator. During this time he enjoyed absolute power. He had a few different nicknames. He was called El Jefe, or The Chief. He was also called El Benefactor (The Benefactor). His time as ruler of the Dominical Republic is considered to be one of the bloodiest times of the 20th century. One interesting fact about Trujillo is that his mother was actually...
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