Shafik Handal

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Birthday
14, 1930
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Jan 24, 2006 (75)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
14, 1930
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Jan 24, 2006 (75)

About

Salvadoran politician who ran for president in 2004 and who was a guerrilla leader in the late 1970s and early 1980s during the Salvadoran Civil War.

Before Fame

He joined the Communist Party of El Salvador in the early 1960s.

Trivia

He died two years after he unsuccessfully ran for president of El Salvador as the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front's candidate.

Family Life

He is the son of Palestinian immigrants.

Associated With

He was a Latin American Communist leader like Fidel Castro.