Rubirosa, Porfirio Biography
biography of Rubirosa, PorfirioPorfirio Rubirosa Ariza
22 January 1909, San Francisco De Macoris, Dominican Republic
5 July 1965, Paris, France (car crash)
- 'Odile Rodin' (qv) (27 October 1956 - 5 July 1965) (his death)
- 'Barbara Hutton (I)' (qv) (30 December 1953 - 20 February 1954) (divorced)
- 'Doris Duke' (1 September 1947 - 1948) (divorced)
- 'Danielle Darrieux' (qv) (18 September 1942 - May 1947) (divorced)
- 'Flor de Oro Trujillo' (2 December 1932 - 1937) (divorced)
- Diplomat renown for his prowess as a ladies' man. Aside from his wives (from whom he accepted alimony), his numerous conquests supposedly included 'Zsa Zsa Gabor' (qv) and 'Kim Novak (I)' (qv). Competed in a number of car races including the 12 Hours of Sebring and the 24 hours of Le Mans.
- Former son-in-law of 'Rafael Trujillo (II)' (qv). Rubirosa continued to get plum government assignments from the dictator even after Trujillo granted his daughter a divorce from Rubirosa in 1937.
- Isabella & Marty Wall. _Chasing Rubi: The Truth About Porfirio Rubirosa the Last Playboy._ Newport Beach, CA: Literary Press, 2005. ISBN 0976476525
- "Santo Domingo Times" (Dominican Republic), 1 July 2009, by: Based on the book Cahsing Rubi, "Los 100 Años de Una Leyenda"
- "Detroit Free Press" (USA), 5 May 2006, by: JOHN SMYNTEK, "Wall's book headed for big screen"
- "Daily Mail" (UK), 3 May 2006, by: Alan Davidson, "Chaplin's Grandchild"
- "New York Post" (USA), 11 November 2005, by: Liz Smith, "Liz Smith Column"
- "Santo Domingo Times" (Dominican Republic), 1 July 2009
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