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Encyclopedia > Oberdan Sallustro

Oberdan Sallustro (born in 1915 in Asunción in neighboring Paraguay) was an entrepreneur, Director General of FIAT Concord in Argentina. He was kidnapped and killed in 1972 by the Ejército Revolucionario del Pueblo (ERP) guerilla group, according to newspaper reports.[1] 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Map of Paraguay Panteón de los Héroes in Asunción Asunción, population 1,639,000 (2002), is the capital of Paraguay. ... Fiat Punto FIAT Group, or Fiat S.p. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... ERP may stand for: Effective radiated power, used in radio communications Peoples Revolutionary Army (Argentina) (Ejército Revolucionario del Pueblo) Electronic Road Pricing, toll-collection scheme in Singapore Enterprise resource planning Estonian Reform Party European Recovery Program, better known as the Marshall Plan Event-related potential, a method used... Guerrilla (also called a partisan) is a term borrowed from Spanish (from guerra meaning war) used to describe small combat groups. ...


Biography

Oberdan Sallustro had been kidnapped on March 21, 1972, by the ERP. The guerillas killed him on April 10, 1972, after the place where they had hidden him had been discovered. Both the kidnapping and the murder caused an enormous impact in the country itself and internationally. March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... ERP may stand for: Effective radiated power, used in radio communications Peoples Revolutionary Army (Argentina) (Ejército Revolucionario del Pueblo) Electronic Road Pricing, toll-collection scheme in Singapore Enterprise resource planning Estonian Reform Party European Recovery Program, better known as the Marshall Plan Event-related potential, a method used... April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...

  1. ^ e.g. in "La Nación" on April 11, 1972

La Nación is an Argentine daily newspaper. ... April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...

References

  • (Spanish) Informe sobre los derechos humanos en la Argentina, Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, 1980

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Italian Fiat executive Oberdan Sallustro was executed by Argentine Communist guerrillas 20 days after he was kidnapped in Buenos Aires.
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A symbol of the established power, Sallustro fell victim to a battle over which he had no control.
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Members of the ERP kidnapped Oberdan Sallustro, president of the Italian-owned company, Fiat of Argentina.
They demanded that 50 guerrillas be released, that $l million in ransom in the form of school supplies and shoes be given to school children in poor areas of the country, and that Fiat reinstate 250 workers who had been fired in a labor dispute.
The kidnappers said Sallustro was responsible for repression of the workers.
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