Tamara Bunke

1937 - 1967

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Haydée Tamara Bunke Bider (November 19, 1937 – August 31, 1967), better known as Tania or Tania the Guerrillera, was an Argentine-born East German communist revolutionary and spy who played a prominent role in the Cuban government after the Cuban Revolution and in various Latin American revolutionary movements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tamara Bunke has received more than 308,006 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Tamara Bunke is the 478th most popular military personnel (up from 522nd in 2019), the 47th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 65th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Argentinean Military Personnel.

Tamara Bunke is most famous for being the wife of Carlos the Jackal.

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Among military personnels, Tamara Bunke ranks 478 out of 1,466Before her are Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria, Harpagus, Heinz Harmel, Oghul Qaimish, Jan Pieterszoon Coen, and Jan Karol Chodkiewicz. After her are Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, Heinz Lammerding, Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock, Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., Imru' al-Qais, and Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski.

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Among people born in 1937, Tamara Bunke ranks 72Before her are Robert Huber, Vladimir Arnold, Song Hye-rim, Angelo Badalamenti, Mario Capecchi, and Shirley Bassey. After her are Jerry Reed, Roald Hoffmann, Tony Burton, Maryse Condé, Manuel Pinto da Costa, and Erich Segal. Among people deceased in 1967, Tamara Bunke ranks 49Before her are Tom Simpson, Primo Carnera, Ossip Zadkine, Harald Quandt, Norman Angell, and Carson McCullers. After her are Lorenzo Bandini, Forough Farrokhzad, Günther Blumentritt, Ed White, Zinaida Serebriakova, and Hugo Gernsback.

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Among people born in Argentina, Tamara Bunke ranks 47 out of 900Before her are Fernando de la Rúa (1937), Juan Manuel de Rosas (1793), Ernesto Laclau (1935), Javier Zanetti (1973), Roberto Eduardo Viola (1924), and Leonor Fini (1907). After her are Linda Cristal (1934), Olivia Hussey (1951), Osvaldo Ardiles (1952), Alberto Ginastera (1916), Raimundo Orsi (1901), and Carlos Monzón (1942).


Among military personnels born in Argentina, Tamara Bunke ranks 2Before her are José de San Martín (1778). After her are Pedro Eugenio Aramburu (1903), Emilio Eduardo Massera (1925), and Alfredo Astiz (1951).