Timoleón Jiménez

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Timoleón Jiménez
Birth nameRodrigo Londoño Echeverri
Nickname"Timoleón Jiménez"
"Timochenko"
Born (1959-01-22) January 22, 1959 (age 60)
Calarcá, Quindío
Colombia
Allegiance
RankSupreme leader, Secretariat member, Bloc commander

Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri (born January 22, 1959 in Calarcá, Quindío), most known under the nom de guerre Timoleón Jiménez and the nickname Timochenko or Timochenco, is a Colombian guerrilla leader and politician. He is the former leader of the rebel group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

Jiménez took over the FARC leadership in November 2011[1] from Alfonso Cano after the leader was killed by the Colombian army.

In 2017, he was hospitalized for a blood clot in the brain.[2] On March 1, 2018, he suffered a heart attack and underwent heart surgery.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "FARC appoints 'Timochenko' as new supreme leader". Colombia Reports. 15 November 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2011.
  2. "FARC leader Timochenko hospitalised". News.com.au. 3 July 2017.
  3. "Ex-Colombia guerrilla leader hospitalized with chest pain". ABC News. March 1, 2018. Retrieved March 1, 2018.

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