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Famous Graves in Colombia

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La India Catalina

c.1495 – unknown

Columbian Folk Figure. She was a young girl, and daughter of a...

Cartagena de Indias, Municipio de Cartagena de Indias, Bolívar, Colombia

Don Blas de Lezo

3 Feb 1689 – 7 Sep 1741

Spanish Naval Officer. A veteran of twenty-three naval campaigns,...

Cartagena de Indias, Municipio de Cartagena de Indias, Bolívar, Colombia

Alvaro Jose “El Joe” Arroyo Gonzalez

1 Nov 1955 – 26 Jul 2011

Singer, Songwriter. Álvaro José Arroyo González (also known as...

Barranquilla, Municipio de Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia

Saint Peter Claver

26 Jun 1580 – 8 Sep 1654

Roman Catholic Saint. A native of Spain, this young Jesuit left...

Cartagena de Indias, Municipio de Cartagena de Indias, Bolívar, Colombia

Fernando Jimenez de Quesada

1506 – 16 Feb 1579

Founder of Santa Fe De Bogota(now Bogota), the capital of...

Bogotá, Ciudad de Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia

Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada

1506 – 16 Feb 1579

Founder of Santa Fe De Bogota(now Bogota), the capital of...

Bogotá, Ciudad de Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia

Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada Cenotaph

1506 – 16 Feb 1579

Founder of Santa Fe De Bogota(now Bogota), the capital of...

Bogotá, Ciudad de Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia

No grave photo

Débora Arango

11 Nov 1907 – 4 Dec 2005

Artist. She was born in Medellín (Colombia) and died in Envigado...

Envigado, Municipio de Envigado, Antioquia, Colombia

Policarpa Salavarrieta Cenotaph

26 Jan 1795 – 14 Nov 1817

Martyr of the Colombian Revolution of 1817. Policarpa...

Bogotá, Ciudad de Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia

Archbishop Isaías Duarte Cancino

15 Feb 1939 – 16 Mar 2002

Roman Catholic Archbishop. The youngest of seven children of...

Cali, Municipio de Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

No grave photo

Rafael Puyana

14 Oct 1931 – 1 Mar 2013

Musician. A harpsichordist, he is remembered as the late 20th...

Bogotá, Ciudad de Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia

No grave photo

Cardinal Aníbal Muñoz Duque

3 Oct 1908 – 15 Jan 1987

Roman Catholic Cardinal. A native of Santa Rosa de Osos, he...

Bogotá, Ciudad de Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia

No grave photo

Edward Augustus Wild

25 Nov 1825 – 28 Aug 1891

Civil War Union Brigadier General. He served first as Colonel of...

Medellín, Municipio de Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Carlos Gardel

11 Dec 1890 – 24 Jun 1935

Tango Singer, Composer, and Actor. One of the most prominent...

Medellín, Municipio de Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

No grave photo

Adriana Campos

27 Feb 1979 – 3 Nov 2015

Colombian Actress. She was a very well-known actress in both film...

Medellín, Municipio de Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Misael Pastrana Borrero

14 Nov 1923 – 21 Aug 1997

23rd Columbia President. He served as President of Columbia from...

Bogotá, Ciudad de Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia

No grave photo

Benjamin Alden Bidlack

8 Sep 1804 – 6 Feb 1849

U.S. Congressman. Moving to Pennsylvania, he graduated from the...

Bogotá, Ciudad de Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia

No grave photo

Rafael Humberto Moreno Durán

7 Nov 1946 – 21 Nov 2005

Author. He became well know for his trilogy "Femina Suite," that...

Bogotá, Ciudad de Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia

No grave photo

Julio Cesar Turbay Ayala

18 Jun 1916 – 13 Sep 2005

Colombian President. He served as the president of Colombia from...

Bogotá, Ciudad de Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia

Pablo Escobar

1 Dec 1949 – 2 Dec 1993

Organized Crime Figure. Leader of the Medellin Cartel, he was...

Itagüí, Municipio de Itagüí, Antioquia, Colombia

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