Roberto Daubuisson

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Birthday
23, 1944
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Feb 20, 1992 (47)
Birth Sign
Virgo
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23, 1944
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Feb 20, 1992 (47)

About

Major in the Salvadoran Army and political leader who founded the Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA), which he led from 1980 to 1985. He commanded death squads during the beginning of the Salvadoran Civil War and tortured and killed thousands of civilians.

Before Fame

He graduated from the national military academy in 1963.

Trivia

He was known as "Blowtorch Bob" by his political captives because he used a blowtorch during interrogations.

Family Life

His son Eduardo was killed in 2007, suspected to be involved in a drug cartel.

Associated With

He lead the death squads that killed Archbishop Oscar Romero.