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Pablo Escobar

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Pablo Escobar Famous memorial

Birth
Rionegro, Municipio de Corinto, Cauca, Colombia
Death
2 Dec 1993 (aged 44)
Medellín, Municipio de Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Burial
Itagüí, Municipio de Itagüí, Antioquia, Colombia GPS-Latitude: 6.1594228, Longitude: -75.6200767
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Organized Crime Figure. Leader of the Medellin Cartel, he was killed in a rooftop of the safehouse where he was hiding in Medellin. At his height in the 1980's, he owned fleets of boats and planes, 19 separate residences in Medellin, each with its own helipad.  Forbes magazines named him one of the 20 richest men in the world, more than once.  He is the only declared public enemy Colombia has had in its history.  At one time, Colombia and the US offered $8.7 million for his capture. He created an era of terror in Colombia, killed presidential candidates, kidnapped journalists.
Organized Crime Figure. Leader of the Medellin Cartel, he was killed in a rooftop of the safehouse where he was hiding in Medellin. At his height in the 1980's, he owned fleets of boats and planes, 19 separate residences in Medellin, each with its own helipad.  Forbes magazines named him one of the 20 richest men in the world, more than once.  He is the only declared public enemy Colombia has had in its history.  At one time, Colombia and the US offered $8.7 million for his capture. He created an era of terror in Colombia, killed presidential candidates, kidnapped journalists.

Bio by: Maru Gines



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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: Feb 21, 2002
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6202410/pablo-escobar: accessed ), memorial page for Pablo Escobar (1 Dec 1949–2 Dec 1993), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6202410, citing Cemetario Jardins Montesacro, Itagüí, Municipio de Itagüí, Antioquia, Colombia; Maintained by Find a Grave.