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(Spanish baˈtista)
(Biography) Fulgencio (fulˈxenθjo), full name Batista y Zaldívar. 1901–73, Cuban military leader and dictator: president of Cuba (1940–44, 1952–59); overthrown by Fidel Castro


(bəˈti stə)

Ful•gen•cio (fulˈhɛn syɔ) 1901–73, Cuban military leader: president 1940–44, 1952–59.
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Fulgencio Batista was Cuba's dictator before he was overthrown by Fidel Castro in 1959.
And right now, his socialist republic of Cuba is as close as you can get to being fully back in America's good books than at any time since Raul and his bigger brother, Fidel Castro, came down from the Sierra Maestra mountains in 1959 with a rag-tag cadre of Communist guerrillas and proceeded to kick the corrupt dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista out of the president palace, shut down the Mafia's casinos along the Havana seafront, and set up shop.
Dwight Eisenhower and Fulgencio Batista met that year, and the following year, former Cuban President Fidel Castro met with Richard Nixon, who was vice president at the time.
backed dictator Fulgencio Batista fled the island on Jan.
In 1959, Fidel Castro became premier of Cuba a month and a-half after the overthrow of Fulgencio Batista.
1959: Fidel Castro became prime minister of Cuba after overthrowing the regime of Fulgencio Batista.
supported dictator Fulgencio Batista, it was still part of TEC.
ON THIS DAY EVENTS 1955: The President of Cuba, Fulgencio Batista, flees the country in the face of a relentless advance by the rebel army of Fidel Castro, above.
1959: Fidel Castro became prime minister of |Cuba after overthrowing the regime of Fulgencio Batista.
that depicts the true story of many Cuban youths who risked their lives to oust a brutal dictatorship," that of Fulgencio Batista, only to find it replaced by another ruthless regime.
Castro ruled Cuba for 48 years from 1959 to 2006 after a two-year guerrilla war to oust dictator Fulgencio Batista.