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Manuel Márquez Sterling

Manuel Márquez Sterling
President of Cuba
In office
18 January 1934 – 18 January 1934
Vice President None
Preceded by Carlos Hevia
Succeeded by Carlos Mendieta
Personal details
Born (1872-08-28)August 28, 1872
Lima, Peru
Died December 9, 1934(1934-12-09) (aged 62)
Washington, D.C., United States
Nationality Cuban
Spouse(s) Mercedes Márquez Sterling y Ziburo

Manuel Márquez Sterling (born Carlos Manuel Agustin Márquez Sterling y Loret de Mola on August 28, 1872 in Lima, Peru – December 9, 1934, Washington, DC, United States) was a Cuban diplomat and President of Cuba for a few hours on January 18, 1934.

He was an attorney, was Ambassador of Cuba to Mexico and later to the United States. He was married to his cousin, Mercedes Márquez Sterling y Ziburo. His nephew was Carlos Márquez Sterling.

He tied for 16-17th in the Paris 1900 chess tournament (Emanuel Lasker won) played during the world exhibition.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Carlos Hevia
President of Cuba
January 18, 1934
Succeeded by
Carlos Mendieta
Preceded by
Carlos Saladrigas
Foreign Minister of Cuba
Succeeded by
Cosme de la Torriente y Peraza
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