Paolo Borsellino

Judge, Person Or Being In Fiction

1940 – 1992

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Who was Paolo Borsellino?

Paolo Borsellino was an Italian anti-Mafia magistrate. He was killed by a Mafia car bomb in Palermo, 57 days after his friend and fellow Antimafia magistrate Giovanni Falcone was assassinated. He is considered to be one of the most important magistrates killed by the Sicilian Mafia and he is remembered as one of the main symbols of the battle of the State against the Mafia. Both Borsellino and Falcone were named as heroes of the last 60 years in the November 13, 2006, issue of Time Magazine.

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Born
Jan 19, 1940
Palermo
Also known as
  • Judge Paolo Borsellino
Siblings
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Education
  • University of Palermo
Died
Jul 19, 1992
Palermo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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