Jaime Garzón, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Jaime Garzón

Colombian comedian, journalist, politician, and peace activist

Date of Birth: 24-Oct-1960

Place of Birth: Bogotá, Colombia

Date of Death: 13-Aug-1999

Profession: dissident, journalist, peace activist

Nationality: Colombia

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio


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About Jaime Garzón

  • Jaime Hernando Garzón Forero (October 24, 1960 – August 13, 1999 in Bogotá) was a Colombian comedian, journalist, politician, and peace activist.
  • He was popular on colombian television during the 1990s for his political satire.
  • In addition to his work on television, he also had roles as a peace negotiator in the release of FARC guerrillas' hostages.
  • He was murdered in 1999 by right-wing paramilitary hitmen, with suspected support from members of the Colombian military and security services, according to testimonies of former paramilitaries commanders.
  • The case remains open and unsolved.

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