Camilo Cienfuegos

Camilo Cienfuegos

Birth
Havana, La Habana, Cuba
Death 28 Oct 1959 (aged 27)
Cuba
Burial Body lost or destroyed
Memorial ID 31678106 · View Source
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Revolutionary. Camilo Cienfuego Gorriarán was one of the most emblematic of the Cuban revolution alongside Fidel Castro on Che Guevara, Raúl Castro, Juan Almeida, among others. He was known as "The Commander of the People", "The Lord of the Vanguard" and "Yaguajay Hero." After the triumph of the Revolution, Cienfuegos was part of the high command of the Rebel Army, as its supreme leader. Fought in the anti-revolutionary uprisings and also participated in the Agrarian Reform. He died in a plane crash due to bad weather while returning from Camaguey to Havana aboard his plane, a Cessna 310. However, never could find the remains of Cienfuegos, nor those of his plane.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Rolo
  • Added: 24 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31678106
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Camilo Cienfuegos (6 Feb 1932–28 Oct 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31678106, ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) Body lost or destroyed.