Tamerlan Tsarnaev

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev
Tamerlan Tsarnaev.jpg
FBI wanted photo, 2013
Tamerlan Anzorovich Tsarnaev[note 1]

(1986-10-21)October 21, 1986[1]
DiedApril 19, 2013(2013-04-19) (aged 26)
Cause of deathGunshot wounds and blunt trauma
Resting placeDoswell, Virginia, U.S.[3]
CitizenshipRussian and Kyrgyz with U.S. Permanent Residence Status (Application for US citizenship was in progress)[4]
Spouse(s)Karima Tsarnaev, born Katherine Russell (m. June 2010 – April 2013; his death)
Children1 daughter
Parent(s)Anzor Tsarnaev and Zubeidat Tsarnaeva
Relatives1 brother (Dzhokhar)
2 sisters (Ailina and Bella)

Tamerlan Anzorovich Tsarnaev (Тамерла́н Анзо́рович Царна́ев /ˌtæmərˈlɑːn/; October 21, 1986 – April 19, 2013)[note 1] and his brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev planted bombs at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.[1][5][6] The bombings killed three people and reportedly injured as many as 264 others.[7]

Death[change | change source]

Shortly after the Federal Bureau of Investigation declared them suspects in the bombings and released images of them, the Tsarnaev brothers killed an MIT police officer, carjacked an SUV. They soon engaged in a shootout with the police in the Boston suburb of Watertown.

According to the police, during the shootout Tamerlan was captured, but died partly as a result of his brother driving over him. He was 26 years old.[8]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Russian: Джоха́р Анзо́рович Царна́ев / Dzhokhar Anzorovich Tsarnayev; Тамерла́н Анзо́рович Царна́ев / Tamerlan Anzorovich Tsarnayev. Chechen: Царнаев Анзор-кIант ДжовхӀар or ЖовхӀар[1] / Carnayev Anzor-khant Dƶovhar; Царнаев Анзор-кIант Тамерлан / Carnayev Anzor-khant Tamerlan. Template:Noprint

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Timeline: A look at Tamerlan Tsarnaev's past". CNN. April 22, 2013. Retrieved May 21, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Bates, Daniel (April 24, 2013). "'They just wanted to get married': Why Boston bomber chose cramped office for wedding to Muslim convert wife". Mail Online. London. Retrieved May 20, 2013. The wedding certificate ... lists the groom as Tamerlan Anzorovich Tsarnaev ... He was born in Kalmykia in Russia ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. Ryan, Andrew; Wesley Lowery (May 10, 2013). "Sources: Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is buried in Doswell, Va". Boston.com. NY Times Co.
  4. Radia, Kirit (April 22, 2013). "Boston Bomb Suspects' Mother Says Young Son Would Have Obeyed Big Brother". ABC News. Retrieved May 7, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. Obscura, Atlas. "Pronounce Boston bomb names: Listen to recording of names of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Tamerlan Tsarnaev". Slate. Retrieved April 28, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. Abad-Santos, Alexander (April 19, 2013). "Who Is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Man at the Center of the Boston Manhunt?". Atlantic Wire. Archived from the original on February 11, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. Kotz, Deborah (April 24, 2013). "Injury toll from Marathon bombs reduced to 264". Boston Globe.
  8. Murphy, Sean P. (May 6, 2013). "Bullet that nearly killed MBTA police officer in Watertown gunfight appears to have been friendly fire". Boston.com.

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