Cayetano Carpio

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Birthday
6, 1918
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Apr 12, 1983 (64)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1918
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Apr 12, 1983 (64)

About

Founder of the El Salvador's revolutionary political-military organization, the Fuerzas Populares de Liberación Farabundo Marti.

Before Fame

He was the leader of the Communist Party of El Salvador in the 1960s.

Trivia

The official story of his death was that he committed suicide after being blamed by other leaders in the FPL for the murder of FPL second-in-command Ana Maria but doubt has been cast on this explanation.

Family Life

His father was a cobbler and Cayetano worked for him as a child.

Associated With

He was referred to by some as the Ho Chi Minh of Latin America.