Pedro Joaquin Chamorro

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Birthday
23, 1924
Birthplace
Nicaragua
Death Date
Jan 10, 1978 (53)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
23, 1924
Birthplace
Nicaragua
Death Date
Jan 10, 1978 (53)

About

Journalist who once servied as the editor of La Prensa, the only newspaper in opposition to the Somoza family.

Before Fame

He was a law student when he first started protesting against Somoza, which secured him jail time for his views.

Trivia

He was the laureate of the Maria Moors Cabot Prize of the University of Columbia in 1977.

Family Life

He married Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, who later went on to become the Nicaraguan president.

Associated With

Chamorro and Augusto Sandino were both against Somoza.

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