Anastasio Aquino

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Birthday
15, 1792
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Jul 24, 1833 (41)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1792
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Jul 24, 1833 (41)

About

Leader in the campesino uprising in El Salvador, when it belonged to the Federal Republic of Central America.

Before Fame

He was a plantation worker who became politically involved when his brother was arrested.

Trivia

He has been seen as a symbol of rebellion and liberty for the political left in El Salvador.

Family Life

His family belonged to the Taytes, or chiefs, of the Nonualco in El Salvador.

Associated With

He inspired poems written by Roque Dalton.