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Amado Carrillo Fuentes

1956 - 1997

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Amado Carrillo Fuentes (; December 17, 1956 – July 4, 1997) was a Mexican drug lord who seized control of the Juárez Cartel after assassinating his boss Rafael Aguilar Guajardo. Amado Carrillo became known as "El Señor de Los Cielos" ("The Lord of the Skies"), because of the large fleet of jets he used to transport drugs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amado Carrillo Fuentes has received more than 10,049,235 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Amado Carrillo Fuentes is the 21st most popular mafioso (up from 27th in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Mexico (up from 70th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Mexican Mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, Amado Carrillo Fuentes ranks 21 out of 52Before him are Bernardo Provenzano, Tamam Shud case, Wyatt Earp, Mark David Chapman, John Gotti, and Ned Kelly. After him are Richard Kuklinski, Vito Genovese, Semion Mogilevich, Velupillai Prabhakaran, Ta Mok, and Khun Sa.

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Among people born in 1956, Amado Carrillo Fuentes ranks 39Before him are Dalia Grybauskaitė, Marc Dutroux, Leslie Cheung, Larry Bird, Michael Connelly, and William Fichtner. After him are Bob Saget, Steve Harris, Eric Roberts, David Caruso, Ian Curtis, and Bakir Izetbegović. Among people deceased in 1997, Amado Carrillo Fuentes ranks 55Before him are Cornelius Castoriadis, Bulat Okudzhava, Gerda Christian, Carl Gustav Hempel, Stéphane Grappelli, and Eugene Merle Shoemaker. After him are Alexander R. Todd, Yuri Nikulin, Miguel Najdorf, Narciso Yepes, Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark, and Marco Ferreri.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Amado Carrillo Fuentes ranks 44 out of 585Before him are Carlos Salinas de Gortari (1948), Venustiano Carranza (1859), Consuelo Velázquez (1916), Álvaro Obregón (1880), Victoriano Huerta (1850), and Linda Christian (1923). After him are Thomas Mayne Reid (1818), Hugo Sánchez (1958), Alfonso Cuarón (1961), Vicente Guerrero (1782), José Clemente Orozco (1883), and Luis Echeverría (1922).

Among MAFIOSOS In Mexico

Among mafiosos born in Mexico, Amado Carrillo Fuentes ranks 2Before him are Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán (1957).