Rutilio Grande

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Birthday
5, 1928
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Mar 12, 1977 (48)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
5, 1928
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Mar 12, 1977 (48)

About

Salvadoran Jesuit priest who was assassinated in 1977 before the civil war began, thus becoming a martyr for his cause.

Before Fame

He was recruited into priesthood by Archbishop Luis Chavez y Gonzalez and trained at the seminary of San Jose de la Montana.

Trivia

He was one of the main subjects of the 1989 American film, Romero, directed by John Duigan.

Family Life

His nephew, Orlando Erazo became the parish priest in El Paisnal in 2005.

Associated With

He was a good friend of Archbishop, Oscar Romero.