|Born||January 22, 1909|
San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic
|Died||June 5, 1965 (aged 56)|
Bois de Boulogne, France
Porfirio Rubirosa Ariza, (January 22, 1909 in San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic - July 5, 1965 in Bois de Boulogne, France) was a Dominican diplomat, polo player and race car driver who competed in the 1950 and 1954 24 Hour of Le Mans, but was best known as an international playboy for his jet setting lifestyle and legendary prowess with women. Events 565 - Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus. Year 1909 ( MCMIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting San Francisco de Macorís is considered as the third most important city in the Dominican Republic and is also the capital of the The Dominican Republic ( Spanish: República Dominicana;) is a nation located in the Caribbean region and shares the island of Hispaniola with Events 70 - Titus and his Roman Legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. The Bois de Boulogne is a park located along the western edge of the 16ème arrondissement of Paris, near the suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Events 565 - Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus. Year 1909 ( MCMIX) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting San Francisco de Macorís is considered as the third most important city in the Dominican Republic and is also the capital of the The Dominican Republic ( Spanish: República Dominicana;) is a nation located in the Caribbean region and shares the island of Hispaniola with Events 1295 - Scotland and France form an alliance the beginnings of the Auld Alliance, against England. Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. The Bois de Boulogne is a park located along the western edge of the 16ème arrondissement of Paris, near the suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Jet Set was a Television programme in the UK It was presented by Eamonn Holmes, and it first started in 2001, on BBC television channel
Born to a middle-class family, he was the son of an army general. He grew up in Paris, France, after his father was appointed the chargé d'affaires at the Dominican consulate in 1920. Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city He returned to the Dominican Republic at 17 to study law but did not complete his schooling, instead enlisting in the military.
Rubirosa married Flor de Oro Trujillo, daughter of Dominican dictator Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina on 3 December 1932. This article is about Rafael L Trujillo former dictator of the Dominican Republic Events 1800 - War of the Second Coalition: Battle of Hohenlinden, French Year 1932 ( MCMXXXII) was a Leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. Trujillo dispatched Rubirosa to his first diplomatic post in Berlin. Berlin is the capital city and one of sixteen states of Germany. He later granted his daughter a divorce when it became obvious that Rubirosa had been unfaithful. Unable to return to the Dominican Republic, Rubirosa supported himself by selling Dominican visas to Jews seeking to flee Europe. A visa (short for the Latin carta visa, lit "a document that has been seen" is a document issued by a Country giving an individual Rubirosa soon got back into his former father-in-law's good graces, and continued to receive government posts until Trujillo's assassination.
His suave manner and rugged good looks came with a prodigious male appendage and sexual prowess, both subjects of much gossip. Truman Capote described his male organ as "an 11-inch cafe au lait sinker as thick as a man's wrist". Truman Capote (ˈtruːmən kəˈpoʊti ( 30 September, 1924, New Orleans Louisiana – 25 August, 1984, Los Angeles Café au lait ( French for "coffee with milk" is a French coffee drink At the time, large pepper grinders were sometimes referred to as "rubirosas" in the fast international set. 1 He was linked romantically to Dolores Del Rio, Marilyn Monroe, Ava Gardner, Rita Hayworth, Soraya Esfandiary, Veronica Lake, Kim Novak, and Eva Peron. Dolores del Río ( August 3, 1905 &ndash April 11, 1983) was a Mexican Film actress. Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson, June 1 1926 &ndash August 5 1962 baptized Norma Ava Lavinia Gardner ( December 24, 1922 – January 25, 1990) was an Academy Award -nominated American actress Rita Hayworth (October 17 1918 &ndash May 14 1987 born Margarita Carmen Cansino was a Spanish-American actress who rose to stardom in the 1940s as the era's leading Sex symbol Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary (ثریا اسفندیاری UniPers: Sorayâ Asfandiyâri) (b Veronica Lake ( November 14, 1922 &ndash July 7, 1973) was an American film actress and pin-up model Kim Novak (born February 13, 1933) is an American actress, who was one of her nation's most popular movie stars in the late 1950s María Eva Duarte de Perón' ( May 7 1919 &ndash July 26 1952) was the second wife of President Juan Domingo Perón He dallied with his ex-wife Flor during his marriage to Doris Duke, and with Zsa Zsa Gabor during his marriage to Barbara Hutton. For the singer see Doris Duke (soul singer Doris Duke ( November 22, 1912 – October 28 Zsa Zsa Gabor ( born February 6 1917) is a Hungarian -born American Actress and Socialite. } Barbara Woolworth Hutton ( November 14, 1912 – May 11, 1979) was an American Socialite dubbed by the media as the "Poor Little He was named a co-respondent in at least two divorces, the husbands charging adultery.
He married Danielle Darrieux on September 18, 1942. Danielle Yvonne Marie Antoinette Darrieux (born May 1, 1917) is a French actress and Singer. Year 1942 ( MCMXLII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Duke (whom he married on September 1, 1947), and Hutton (whom he divorced just 53 days after their December 30, 1953 wedding) made him wealthy: Duke gave him $500,000, a stable of polo ponies, several sports cars, and a converted B-25 bomber, and gave him a 17th Century house in Paris in the divorce settlement; Hutton bought him a coffee plantation in the Dominican Republic, another B-25, and paid him a reported $3. Events 462 - Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle. Year 1947 ( MCMXLVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1460 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield. 1816 - The Treaty of St Year 1953 ( MCMLIII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. CoFFEE is an Open source Software for computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL in a digital classroom 5 million in their settlement. His last marriage was at age 56 in 1965 to then-19-year-old French actress Odile Rodin, which lasted until his death by crashing his Ferrari while speeding near his home in Paris. Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. Ferrari SpA is an Italian Sports car manufacturer based in Maranello, Italy
The Preston Sturges film 'The Palm Beach Story'(1940) has a character called 'Toto' who is supposedly inspired by Rubirosa. Preston Sturges ( August 29, 1898 – August 6, 1959) originally Edmund Preston Biden was a celebrated Screenwriter and
Composer Don Arrington, lyricist Peter Johnson and writer Raphael Pallais teamed up to create a Broadway Musical based on the life of Porfirio Rubirosa. Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located 
In October 2007, several press agencies have reported that Antonio Banderas has plans to bring the life of Rubirosa to the silver screen, with himself in the role of the playboy , though the idea has been discussed since 2004, when Spanish and Venezuelan investors started pitching the idea . October 2007 is the tenth month of that year It began on a Monday and 31 days later ended on a Wednesday. José Antonio Domínguez Banderas (born August 10, 1960) better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish film Actor and Singer The biopic is also rumored to include Eva Longoria as Flor de Oro Trujillo 
His life is portrayed as the main character, Dax Xenos, in the Harold Robbins novel, The Adventurers. A biographical motion picture &mdash often shortened to biopic &mdash is a film that dramatizes the life of an actual person or people Eva Jacqueline Longoria Parker (born March 15 1975 is a Golden Globe Award -nominated American Film and Television Actress.
Shawn Levy, The Last Playboy: The High Life of Porfirio Rubirosa (Fourth Estate: 2005).
1. Kyril Bonfiglioli, "After You With the Pistol", 1980.