Orlando Letelier facts for kids
Letelier in 1976
Orlando Letelier del Solar
April 13, 1932
|Died||September 21, 1976
Sheridan Circle, Washington, DC
|Cause of death||Car bomb|
|Known for||Assassination of Orlando Letelier|
|Spouse(s)||Isabel Margarita Morel|
|Children||Cristián, José, Francisco, Juan Pablo|
|Parent(s)||Orlando Letelier Ruiz
Inés del Solar
Looking for a refuge from the military regime of General Augusto Pinochet, Letelier accepted academic positions in Washington, D.C. He was assassinated by agents of the Pinochet regime's secret police (DINA) in 1976, in collaboration with members of the "Coordination of United Revolutionary Organizations".
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