32 Notable alumni of
Autonomous University of Santo Domingo

The Autonomous University of Santo Domingo is 1083rd in the world, 38th in Latin America, and 1st in the Dominican Republic by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 32 notable alumni from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Juan Luis Guerra

    Juan Luis Guerra
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Enrolled in the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo
    Studied philosophy and literature
    Occupations
    record producerrecording artistsongwritersingermusician
    Biography

    Juan Luis Guerra Seijas is a Dominican musician, singer, composer, and record producer. He has sold 30 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling Latin music artists. Throughout his career, he has won numerous awards including 21 Latin Grammy Awards, two Grammy Awards, and two Latin Billboard Music Awards. Guerra won 3 Latin Grammy Awards in 2010, including Album of the Year. In 2012, he won the Latin Grammy Award for Producer of the Year.

  2. Joaquín Balaguer

    Joaquín Balaguer
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1906-2002 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomatpoetwriteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Joaquín Antonio Balaguer Ricardo was the President of the Dominican Republic who served three non-consecutive terms for that office from 1960 to 1962, 1966 to 1978, and 1986 to 1996.

  3. Danilo Medina

    Danilo Medina
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Danilo Medina Sánchez is a Dominican politician who was President of the Dominican Republic from 2012 to 2020.

  4. Leonel Fernández

    Leonel Fernández
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    writerlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Leonel Antonio Fernández Reyna is a Dominican lawyer, academic, and was the 50th and 52nd President of the Dominican Republic from 1996 to 2000 and from 2004 to 2012. Since January 2016, he is the President of the EU–LAC Foundation.

  5. Pedro Mir

    Pedro Mir
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1913-2000 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    writerlawyerpoet
    Biography

    Pedro Julio Mir Valentín was Dominican poet and writer, named Poet Laureate of the Dominican Republic by Congress in 1984, and a member of the generation of "Independent poets of the 1940s" in Dominican poetry.

  6. Salvador Jorge Blanco

    Salvador Jorge Blanco
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1926-2010 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    politicianwriter
    Biography

    José Salvador Omar Jorge Blanco was a politician, lawyer and a writer. He was President of the Dominican Republic, from 1982 to 1986. He was a Senator running for the PRD party. He started his political career as a Committee Secretary for the Unión Cívica de Santiago in 1963 and joined the PRD in 1964.

  7. Freddy Beras-Goico

    Freddy Beras-Goico
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1940-2010 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    actorcomposerwritertelevision actortelevision producer
    Biography

    Freddy Reinaldo Antonio Beras-Goico, popularly known as "Freddy Beras" or just "Beras-Goico", was a Dominican comedian, TV presenter, writer and media personality for over 30 years. He hosted the TV show El Gordo de La Semana and he was a staple of primetime (and late night) TV. He was one of the most recognized personalities in the Dominican Republic.

  8. Marcio Veloz Maggiolo

    Marcio Veloz Maggiolo
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1936-2021 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    anthropologistwriterarchaeologist
    Biography

    Marcio Veloz Maggiolo was a Dominican writer, archaeologist and anthropologist.

  9. Margarita Cedeño

    Margarita Cedeño
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Margarita María Cedeño Lizardo, formerly known as Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, is a Dominican politician who served as Vice President of the Dominican Republic from 2012 to 2020. She was married to former president, Leonel Fernández and served as the First Lady of the Dominican Republic from 2004 to 2012.

  10. Héctor García godoy

    Héctor García godoy
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1921-1970 (aged 49)
    Occupations
    lawyerdiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Héctor Rafael García-Godoy Cáceres was a politician from the Dominican Republic. He served as president of the Dominican Republic from September 3, 1965, until July 1, 1966, following the Dominican Civil War.

  11. Jacobo Majluta Azar

    Jacobo Majluta Azar
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1934-1996 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    politicianaccountant
    Biography

    Jacobo Majluta Azar was Vice President of the Dominican Republic from 16 August 1978 to 4 July 1982. He was one of the generations of politicians in the Dominican Republic whose ambition was continually thwarted by the country's labyrinthine power struggles and sectarianism. He was elected Vice-President in 1978 and served as President for 42 days in 1982, replacing Antonio Guzmán who had committed suicide, but he never again held the highest office.

  12. Félix Bautista

    Félix Bautista
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Félix Ramón Bautista Rosario is a Dominican Republic member of the Senate of the Dominican Republic since 2010. In the period 1996-2000 he was appointed Deputy Director of the Office of Supervising Engineers of State, term in which his privately held companies executed the biggest contracts of the state. Six months later, he was appointed as Director of the Coordinating Office of State Works, a post he held until the month of August 2000. He was Director of the Office of Supervising Engineers of State with the rank of Secretary of State during the period August 2004-August 2010. He is also an active businessman in the construction industry, the principal owner of HADOM Construction and ROFI SA., companies who have been year by year executing bulky contracts mysteriously won in "public" tenders He was sworn in as Senator of the Dominican Republic by the Province of San Juan on 16 August 2010.

  13. Reinaldo Pared Pérez

    Reinaldo Pared Pérez
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1956-2021 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Reinaldo de las Mercedes Pared Pérez was a Dominican politician. He represented Distrito Nacional in Chamber of Deputies from 1998 to 2002, and served in the Senate since 2006. Pared Pérez was president of the senate twice, between 2006 and 2014, and again between 2016 and 2020. A member of the Dominican Liberation Party, he was named general-secretary in 2001.

  14. Héctor Valdez Albizu

    Héctor Valdez Albizu
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Héctor Manuel Valdez Albizu is the current Governor of the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic, a position he first held from 31 August 1994 through 16 August 2000, and again since 17 August 2004. He is also a well known economist and author of numerous works relating to economics.

  15. Andrés Navarro García

    Andrés Navarro García
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    urban plannerarchitectdiplomatwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Andrés Navarro García is an architect, writer, professor and politician of the Dominican Republic. From 15 September 2014 to 16 August 2016 he was the Minister of Foreign Relations of the Dominican Republic.

  16. Alfonso Rodríguez

    Alfonso Rodríguez
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    film directortelevision actorscreenwritertelevision producer
    Biography

    Alfonso Rodríguez is a Dominican director, producer, writer, actor and aspiring presidential candidate for the 2020 elections in the Dominican Republic.

  17. Juan Temístocles Montás

    Juan Temístocles Montás
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    writereconomistDoctor of Philosophy
    Biography

    Juan Temístocles Montás Domínguez is a Dominican politician, economist and former Minister of Industry and Trade of the Dominican Republic. He previously served as Minister of Economy, Planning and Development and Technical Secretary of State to the Presidency of the Dominican Republic from 1998 to 2016. Between October 28, 2019 and March 7, 2021, he was the President of the Dominican Liberation Party.

  18. Rafael Alburquerque

    Rafael Alburquerque
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    writerlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Rafael Francisco Alburquerque de Castro is a Dominican politician who was Vice President of the Dominican Republic from August 2004 to August 2012, serving under President Leonel Fernández. Along with Fernández, he was re-elected in May 2008 for a four-year term. Before he became Vice President, he was Secretary of Labour twice between 1991 and 2000 under Presidents Joaquín Balaguer and during Fernández’s first term.

  19. Renée Klang

    Renée Klang
    Born in
    Venezuela Flag Venezuela
    Years
    1916-2014 (aged 98)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Renée Klang Avelino was a Dominican philanthropist and First Lady of the Dominican Republic from 1978 to 1982. The wife and widow of the Dominican President Antonio Guzmán, she founded the National Council for Childhood (CONANI), and earned the mote of "the Eternal First Lady". After the presidency of her late husband, she was devoted to philanthropy and volunteerism in the city of Santiago de los Caballeros.

  20. Cristina Lizardo

    Cristina Lizardo
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Cristina Altagracia Lizardo Mézquita is a politician and academic from the Dominican Republic. She is Senator for the province of Santo Domingo. Lizardo is the very first woman that presides both the Senate and the Congress of the Dominican Republic. She has a degree in education from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo.

  21. Geovanny Vicente-Romero

    Geovanny Vicente-Romero
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    politicianwriterprofessorcolumnistpolitical adviser
    Biography

    Geovanny Vicente-Romero is a Dominican political strategist, lawyer, columnist, international consultant and university professor who teaches strategic communications at Columbia University as an associate lecturer. He specializes in public policy and public administration, and has several years of experience in the public sector, academics, and journalism. He writes a weekly column for CNN as a political analyst.

  22. Pedro Borrell

    Pedro Borrell
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Pedro José Borrell Bentz is an internationally recognized Dominican architect and archeologist who has earned several awards and is recognized for the transcendence in his architectural designs.

  23. Miguel Cocco

    Miguel Cocco
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1946-2009 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Miguel Salvador Cocco Guerrero was a Dominican businessman and politician.

  24. Mateo Aquino Febrillet

    Mateo Aquino Febrillet
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1955-2016 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mateo Aquino Febrillet was a Dominican Republic educator, administrator, writer and politician. He was elected Dean of the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo in 2011 and candidate for Senator of the Modern Revolutionary Party in the province of San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic in the last elections of 2016.

  25. Xiomara Fortuna

    Xiomara Fortuna
    Born in
    Ecuador Flag Ecuador
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    singercomposer
    Biography

    Xiomara Fortuna is a Dominican singer and composer. She is known for her deep voice and her work in the genres of world music, música raíz (a Dominican style combining rock, jazz and afro-Dominican rhythms), jazz and contemporary music.

  26. Juan Manuel Taveras

    Juan Manuel Taveras
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1919-2002 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    radiologistprofessor
    Biography

    Juan Manuel Taveras Rodríguez was a Dominican physician and scientist. He was Professor Emeritus at Harvard Medical School and Radiologist-in-Chief Emeritus of the Massachusetts General Hospital.

  27. Rafael Camilo Abreu

    Rafael Camilo Abreu
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Eusebio Rafael Camilo Abreu is a sociologist, historian, economist and politician from the Dominican Republic. He was General Director of the Customs Office of the Dominican Republic and member of the Economic Cabinet during the last presidency of Leonel Fernández. He was appointed Superintendent of Banks in August 2012, by President Danilo Medina Sánchez, retaining this post until 15 September 2014.

  28. Marcos Devers

    Marcos Devers
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Marcos A. Devers is a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, since January 2019, after having served in the same position from 2011 until 2017. Devers also is a former acting mayor of Lawrence, Massachusetts; when he served as acting mayor from September to November 2001, he became the first Dominican-American to execute the role of mayor in the United States and the first Latino mayor in Massachusetts.

  29. Mercedes Lourdes Frias

    Mercedes Lourdes Frias
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mercedes Lourdes Frias is an Italian-Dominican politician. She was elected to the Italian Chamber of Deputies in 2006, serving until 2008. She was the first Black woman to be a member of the Italian parliament.

  30. Emma Polanco

    Emma Polanco
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    20th Century
    Biography

    Emma Polanco Melo is a Dominican accountant and academic. She is the first woman to serve as rector of the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, and was the first woman elected dean of its Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences.

  31. Aníbal de Castro

    Aníbal de Castro
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Aníbal de Jesús de Castro Rodríguez is a Dominican diplomat who is currently the Dominican Republic Ambassador to Belgium and to the European Union.

  32. Glovis Reyes Aglon

    Glovis Reyes Aglon
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lic. Glovis Reyes Aglón is the current Mayor of the city of Nizao, Dominican Republic, elected on the municipal elections celebrated on May 16, 2010.