Anselmo Alliegro y Milá

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Anselmo Alliegro
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President of Cuba
In office
1 January 1959 2 January 1959
Preceded by Fulgencio Batista
Succeeded by Carlos Modesto Piedra
3rd Prime Minister of Cuba
In office
16 March 1944 10 October 1944
President Fulgencio Batista
Preceded by Carlos Saladrigas
Succeeded by Félix Lancís Sánchez
Personal details
Born(1899-03-16)March 16, 1899
Yaguajay, Cuba
DiedNovember 22, 1961(1961-11-22) (aged 62)
Miami, Florida, United States
Political party Liberal Party of Cuba
United Action Party
Progressive Action Party
Spouse(s)Ana Durán
ChildrenAnselmo Jr.
Rosa Maria
Alfredo G. Duran
Alma mater University of Havana
Profession Lawyer, politician

Anselmo Alliegro y Milá (March 16, 1899 – November 22, 1961) was a Cuban politician who served as the Interim President of Cuba for one day (1 – 2 January 1959) after the departure of the President, General Fulgencio Batista, from the country.

He previously held the position of President of the Senate of Cuba from February 1955 to 1 January 1959. [1] He also served as Prime Minister of Cuba in 1944. He was also Mayor of the town of Baracoa, Representative in the Cuban Congress of 1925, 1940, 1945; Minister of Commerce 1942, Minister of Education, and Minister of Housing.

Alliegro was the son of an Italian, Miguel Alliegro Esculpino and a Spaniard, Donatila Milá. He was married to Ana Durán with whom he had one child, Anselmo Leon Alliegro Jr. He also had a daughter, Rosa Maria "Polita" Alliegro y Sanchez, from his previous marriage to Rosa M. Sanchez and a step-son, Alfredo G. Duran, a product of his wife Anita Duran's first marriage.

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  1. Schroeder, Susan (15 April 1982). "Cuba: A Handbook of Historical Statistics". G.K. Hall via Google Books.
Political offices
Preceded by
Fulgencio Batista
President of Cuba

January 1–2, 1959
Succeeded by
Carlos Modesto Piedra
Preceded by
Ramón Zaydín
Prime Minister of Cuba
Succeeded by
Félix Lancís Sánchez