Antonio Maceo Grajales, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Antonio Maceo Grajales

Cuban general

Date of Birth: 14-Jun-1845

Place of Birth: Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba Province, Cuba

Date of Death: 07-Dec-1896

Profession: military personnel, politician

Nationality: Cuba

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Antonio Maceo Grajales

  • Lt.
  • General José Antonio de la Caridad Maceo y Grajales (June 14, 1845 – December 7, 1896) was second-in-command of the Cuban Army of Independence. Fellow Cubans gave Maceo the nickname “The Bronze Titan" (Spanish: El Titán de Bronce), which was a reference to his skin color, stature and status.
  • Spaniards referred to Maceo as the "Greater Lion" (El León mayor).
  • Maceo was one of the most noteworthy guerrilla leaders in 19th century Latin America, comparable to José Antonio Páez of Venezuela in military acumen.

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