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 Carlos Fonseca

Carlos Fonseca

Birth
Matagalpa, Nicaragua
Death 8 Nov 1976 (aged 40)
Nicaragua
Burial Managua, Managua, Nicaragua
Memorial ID 9910 · View Source
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Also known as Carlos Fonseca Amador. Inspired by the story of Augusto Cesar Sandino, he helped found the Nicaraguan Sandinista movement. He was killed fighting Nicaraguan National Guard forces loyal to dictatorial president Anastasio Somoza Debayle. He was first buried near his place of death in the Zinica forest. After the Sandinista revolution, he was reinterred in a tomb at the Plaza of the Revolution in Managua.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9910
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carlos Fonseca (23 Jun 1936–8 Nov 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9910, citing Carlos Fonseca burial site, Managua, Managua, Nicaragua ; Maintained by Find A Grave .