Rodrigo Lara

1946 - 1984

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Rodrigo Lara Bonilla (August 11, 1946 – April 30, 1984) was a Colombian lawyer and politician, who served as Minister of Justice under President Belisario Betancur, and was assassinated by orders of Pablo Escobar because of his work as Minister in prosecuting cocaine traffickers mainly belonging to the Medellín Cartel.Lara's death led to Escobar's indictment for murder and a long running controversy over extradition in Colombia that would ultimately cost thousands of lives. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rodrigo Lara has received more than 1,204,714 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Rodrigo Lara is the 6,141st most popular politician, the 19th most popular biography from Colombia and the 8th most popular Colombian Politician.

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Among politicians, Rodrigo Lara ranks 6,141 out of 15,710Before him are Fatali Khan Khoyski, Urus Khan, Gilbert Horal, Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Duchess Amalie in Bavaria, and Rotrude. After him are Jacques Thibaud, Artaxias II, John II, Count of Holland, Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Arnuwanda I, and Seleucus VI Epiphanes.

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Among people born in 1946, Rodrigo Lara ranks 122Before him are Semion Mogilevich, Janet Yellen, Bigas Luna, Ralf Hütter, Mohamed Abdelaziz, and John C. Mather. After him are Jochen Mass, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Fancy, Georges J. F. Köhler, Anthony Daniels, and Tony Levin. Among people deceased in 1984, Rodrigo Lara ranks 64Before him are Mark W. Clark, Branko Ćopić, Lee Krasner, Richard Brautigan, Marcel Janco, and Jerzy Popiełuszko. After him are Eduardo De Filippo, George Gallup, George Gaylord Simpson, José Mauro de Vasconcelos, Jean Prouvé, and Aurelio Peccei.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, Rodrigo Lara ranks 19 out of 271Before him are Griselda Blanco (1943), Álvaro Uribe (1952), Sofía Vergara (1972), Virgilio Barco Vargas (1921), Belisario Betancur (1923), and Andrés Escobar (1967). After him are Pedro López (1948), Julio César Turbay Ayala (1916), Ernesto Samper (1950), Jorge Eliécer Gaitán (1903), Samael Aun Weor (1917), and Manuel Marulanda (1930).

Among POLITICIANS In Colombia

Among politicians born in Colombia, Rodrigo Lara ranks 8Before him are Juan Manuel Santos (1951), Luis Carlos Galán (1943), Francisco de Paula Santander (1792), Álvaro Uribe (1952), Virgilio Barco Vargas (1921), and Belisario Betancur (1923). After him are Julio César Turbay Ayala (1916), Ernesto Samper (1950), Jorge Eliécer Gaitán (1903), Manuel Marulanda (1930), Alfonso López Michelsen (1913), and Íngrid Betancourt (1961).