Antonio Imbert Barrera, Dominican politician, Died at 95


Antonio Imbert Barrera was born on December 3, 1920, and died on May 31, 2016.
He was a Dominican politician.
His first important position was as governor of Puerto Plata in 1940.
Barrera was one of the two rival rulers in the Dominican Republic from May 7, 1965 until August 30, 1965, amid the Dominican Civil War.
Antonio Imbert Barrera succeeded General Pedro B. Benoit van der Horst who ruled for less than a week.
When the civil war was over, both General Imbert and his rival Colonel Francisco Caamaño resigned and Héctor García-Godoy was sworn as interim president.
Antonio Imbert Barrera passed away at 95 yrs old.