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Carlos Saladrigas Zayas
was a Cuban politician and diplomat.
He was an abogado-notario
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who served as Senator (1936-1940), Minister of Justice (1934), Foreign Minister
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(1933) and (1955-1956), Prime Minister of Cuba
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(1940-1942), Ambassador to Great Britain
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, and presidential candidate in the elections of 1944.
He was the son of Enrique Saladrigas Lunar and María Luisa Zayas y Diago. He married his wife, María de las Mercedes González-Llorente y Martínez in 1923 and they had two children, Gloria and Carlos Saladrigas y González-Llorente. He later married Esperanza Plasencia y del Peso and lastly Cusa Carrillo.