Orlando Letelier

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Person.png Orlando Letelier  
(politician, economist, diplomat)
Orlando Letelier.jpg
Born Sergio Orlando Letelier del Solar
1932-04-13
Temuco, Chile
Died 1976-09-21 (Age 44)
Sheridan Circle, Washington D.C.
Nationality Chilean
Children • Cristián Letelier
• José Letelier
• Francisco Letelier
• Juan Pablo Letelier
Parents Orlando Letelier Ruiz Inés del Solar
Spouse Isabel Margarita Morel
Victim of assassination
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.

Assassination

Full article: Stub class article Orlando Letelier/Assassination

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



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