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Abimael Guzmán Reynoso  
DEFINITION
  • Manuel Rubén Abimael Guzmán Reynoso (aka Presidente Gonzalo; Comrade Gonzalo) was the founder and leader of the Sendero Luminoso, or Shining Path, a terrorist organization in Peru. The illegitimate son of a wealthy Peruvian businessman, Guzmán was born in December 1934 in Arequipa, Peru. [Source: The SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism; Reynoso, Abimael Guzmán (1934–)]
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https://concepts.sagepub.com/social-science/concept/Abimael_Guzmán_Reynoso
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