Orlando Letelier

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Birthday
13, 1932
Birthplace
Chile
Death Date
Sep 21, 1976 (44)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1932
Birthplace
Chile
Death Date
Sep 21, 1976 (44)

About

Economist who served on the cabinet of Chilean President Salvadore Allende. He was captured and imprisoned during the military coup of 1973, after which he went to the U.S., where he was later hunted and assassinated in a car bombing in Washington DC.

Before Fame

He earned a law degree from the University of Chile in 1954.

Trivia

He was one of the United Nations consultants who worked to found the Asian Development Bank.

Family Life

He married in 1955 and had four children.

Associated With

He was murdered by the Chilean secret police for opposing dictator Augusto Pinochet.