Minerva Mirabal – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The activist Minerva Mirabal passed away at age 34, this age of death has to be considered too young. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Minerva Mirabal and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of three Dominican Mirabal sisters assassinated in November of 1960 for opposing the regime of dictator Rafael Trujillo. A fourth sister, Dede, escaped death on that fateful day and later opened a museum in her sisters’ honor.

She and her three sisters formed an anti-Trujillo organization called the Movement of the Fourteenth of June. They called themselves by the underground code name of Las Mariposas (The Butterflies).

Prior to their murder, she and her sister Maria Teresa were imprisoned and subjected to torture on several occasions.

How did Minerva Mirabal die?

Minerva Mirabal's death was caused by assassination.

On November 25, 1960, Minerva and her two sisters, Patricia and Maria Teresa, along with their driver, were killed by Trujillo’s secret police. They were stopped, beaten and strangled to death. The police then faked a car accident to cover up the assassination.

Information about the death of Minerva Mirabal
Cause of deathAssassination
Age of death34 years
BirthdayMarch 12, 1926
Death dateNovember 25, 1960
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A