Famous People Who Died on March 5
World Leader / 1954 - 2013
Hugo Chávez served as president of Venezuela from 1999 until his death in 2013. During his presidency, he sold oil to Cuba and resisted efforts to stop narcotic trafficking in Columbia, and subsequently strained relations with the United States.
Folk Hero / 1723 - 1770
Crispus Attucks was an African-American man killed during the Boston Massacre, making him the first casualty of the American Revolution.
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profile name: Joseph Stalin profile occupation: Dictator
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profile name: Crispus Attucks profile occupation: Folk Hero
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profile name: John Belushi profile occupation: Actor, Comedian
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profile name: Hugo Chávez profile occupation: World Leader
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profile name: Patsy Cline profile occupation: Pianist, Singer
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profile name: Mary Lyon profile occupation: Educator, Women's Rights Activist
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