Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Kyrgyzstani-American man convicted of the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15th, 2013.

Date of Birth: 22-Jul-1993

Place of Birth: Tokmok, Chuy Region, Kyrgyzstan

Profession: terrorist

Nationality: United States, Kyrgyzstan

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

  • Dzhokhar Anzorovich Tsarnaev (; born July 22, 1993) is a Kyrgyz-American terrorist of Chechen descent who was convicted of planting pressure cooker bombs at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, along with his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
  • The bombings killed three people and injured approximately 280 others.At the time of the bombings, Tsarnaev was a student at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
  • Before attending UMass Dartmouth, Tsarnaev attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School.
  • Following the bombings, on April 18, MIT Police Officer Sean Collier was shot and killed in a failed attempt by the brothers to steal the officer's gun.
  • There was a shootout between police and the Tsarnaev brothers.
  • Tamerlan was killed and a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Police officer was critically injured in the course of Tsarnaev's escape in an SUV.
  • Tsarnaev was injured but escaped, and a manhunt ensued, with thousands of police searching a 20-block area of Watertown, Massachusetts. On the evening of April 19, the seriously wounded Tsarnaev was found unarmed hiding in a boat on a trailer in Watertown just outside the police perimeter.
  • After the police opened fire at the boat, they arrested him, and took him to the hospital.
  • Tsarnaev was charged on April 22 with using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death and with malicious destruction of property resulting in death.
  • Tsarnaev later said during questioning that they next intended to detonate explosives in Times Square in New York City.
  • Tsarnaev reportedly also said to authorities that he and his brother were radicalized, at least in part, by watching lectures by Anwar al-Awlaki.
  • He was convicted on April 8, 2015, and sentenced to death on June 24, 2015.He and his family had traveled to the United States on a tourist visa and subsequently claimed asylum during their stay in 2002.
  • He became a naturalized U.S.
  • citizen on September 11, 2012.

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