Luis Carlos Galán

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Birthday
29, 1943
Birthplace
Bucaramanga, Colombia
Death Date
Aug 18, 1989 (45)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
29, 1943
Birthplace
Bucaramanga, Colombia
Death Date
Aug 18, 1989 (45)

About

Colombian politician who led the New Liberalism movement in the late 1970s. He was the Senator of Colombia from 1978 to 1989 as well as the Colombian Ambassador to Italy.

Before Fame

He was a prominent journalist and columnist before making the jump to politics.

Trivia

He was assassinated for declaring an opposition to Colombian drug cartels.

Family Life

He had two sons and a daughter with wife Gloria Pachon Castro.

Associated With

He was assassinated for his progressive political beliefs, which is also true for Robert F. Kennedy .