Orlando Letelier

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Person.png Orlando Letelier  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(politician, economist, diplomat)
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BornSergio Orlando Letelier del Solar
Temuco, Chile
Died1976-09-21 (Age 44)
Sheridan Circle, Washington D.C.
ParentsOrlando Letelier Ruiz Inés del Solar
Children • Cristián Letelier
• José Letelier
• Francisco Letelier
• Juan Pablo Letelier
SpouseIsabel Margarita Morel
Victim ofassassination
SubpageOrlando Letelier/Assassination
A Chilean socialist politician and diplomat, assassinated in Washington D.C.

Orlando Letelier was a Chilean economist, politician and diplomat who was assassinated in Washington D.C. in 1976, with the knowledge of - and possibly at the behest of - the CIA.


Full article: Orlando Letelier/Assassination

Letelier was blown up by a car bomb in 1976 together with his assistant, Ronni Moffitt and her husband.