Eden Pastora

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Birthday
22, 1937
Birthplace
Nicaragua
DEATH DATE
Jun 16, 2020 (83)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1937
Birthplace
Nicaragua
DEATH DATE
Jun 16, 2020 (83)

About

Former guerrilla and 2006 Nicaraguan presidential candidate with the Alternative for Change party. He was the leader of the Southern Front, the largest militia in southern Nicaragua, during the Somoza regime and it was his group that was the first to identify themselves as "Sandinistas."

Before Fame

He founded the southern Nicaraguan ARDE after becoming disillusioned with Anastasio Somoza Debayle's methods of ruling.

Trivia

He was responsible for the standoff in the Nicaraguan National Palace in 1978.

Family Life

He married three times, all of which ended.

Associated With

He pledged support to Daniel Ortega and the Sandinista regime.