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Gonzále Corzo, Rogelio (1932-1961) | University of Miami Finding Aids

Name: Gonzále Corzo, Rogelio (1932-1961)

Historical Note: Rogelio González Corzo was born to Spanish parents in Havana, Cuba on September 16, 1932. González studied Agronomy at the University of Havana and became active in the student group, Agrupacion Catolica Universitaria. He became the leader of the anti-Castro Movimiento de Recuperación Revolucionaria (MRR) during the Cuban Revolution, which led to his capture and arrest by Castro forces in 1961. After a short trial, on April 20, 1961, González was executed by firing squad.

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