President of Venezuela (1964-1969i
Raúl Leoni Otero (26 April 1905 – 5 July 1972) was the President of Venezuela from 1964 until 1969. He was a member of the Generation of 1928 and a charter member of the Acción Democrática party, and the first Labor minister of Venezuela (during El Trienio Adeco, 1945–48).
|President of Venezuela|
13 March 1964 – 11 March 1969
|Preceded by||Rómulo Betancourt|
|Succeeded by||Rafael Caldera|
Raúl Leoni Otero
26 April 1905
El Manteco, Bolívar State, Venezuela
|Died||5 July 1972 (aged 67)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Political party||Acción Democrática|
|Spouse(s)||Carmen América Fernández Alcalá (Menca de Leoni)|
Personal life and deathEdit
Raúl Leoni was married to Carmen América Fernández, who served as First Lady of Venezuela from 1964–1969 and has one son named Álvaro. Leoni died on 5 July 1972 when he was 67 years old, at the Cornell Medical Center in New York City, where he was recovering from medical treatment after suffering a hemorrhage.