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Griselda Blanco

1943 - 2012

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Griselda Blanco Restrepo (February 15, 1943 – September 3, 2012) was a Colombian drug lord who was prominent in the cocaine-based drug trade and underworld of Miami, during the 1970s through the early 2000s, and who has also been claimed by some to have been part of the Medellín Cartel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Griselda Blanco has received more than 18,273,343 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Griselda Blanco is the 29th most popular mafioso (down from 26th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Colombia (down from 13th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Colombian Mafioso.

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Among mafiosos, Griselda Blanco ranks 29 out of 52Before her are Vito Genovese, Semion Mogilevich, Velupillai Prabhakaran, Ta Mok, Khun Sa, and Salvatore Giuliano. After her are Vito Cascio Ferro, Joe Masseria, Frank Lucas, Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, Sundance Kid, and Du Yuesheng.

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Among people born in 1943, Griselda Blanco ranks 122Before her are Tobe Hooper, Otoya Yamaguchi, Richard Smalley, René Préval, Jack Bruce, and Mohammed Badie. After her are Oskar Lafontaine, Robert Lefkowitz, Ken Norton, Richard J. Roberts, Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh, and John Nettles. Among people deceased in 2012, Griselda Blanco ranks 79Before her are Bingu wa Mutharika, Teófilo Stevenson, Scott McKenzie, Hans Werner Henze, Carl Johan Bernadotte, and Gore Vidal. After her are Santiago Carrillo, Maurice Herzog, Galina Vishnevskaya, Neslişah Sultan, Alexis Weissenberg, and Haji Mohammad Chamkani.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, Griselda Blanco ranks 15 out of 306Before her are Carlos Valderrama (1961), Luis Carlos Galán (1943), Nicolás Gómez Dávila (1913), Rodrigo Lara (1946), Pedro López (1948), and Francisco de Paula Santander (1792). After her are Álvaro Uribe (1952), Sofía Vergara (1972), James Rodríguez (1991), Íngrid Betancourt (1961), Belisario Betancur (1923), and Virgilio Barco Vargas (1921).

Among MAFIOSOS In Colombia

Among mafiosos born in Colombia, Griselda Blanco ranks 2Before her are Pablo Escobar (1949).