Augusta la Torre

Female, Person

1946 – 1989

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Who was Augusta la Torre?

Augusta la Torre Carrasco, also known as Comrade Norah, was a Peruvian Maoist revolutionary noted as number two in command of the Sendero Luminoso guerrillas. La Torre's influence on her husband, Sendero Luminoso founder Abimael Guzmán, was credited with establishing the equality for women's participation within the revolutionary organization and during its militant actions.

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Born
1946
Ayacucho
Spouses
Nationality
  • Peru
Died
1989

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on July 23, 2013

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