Óscar Romero Rank
About Óscar Romero
Óscar Romero was a prominent El Salvadorian priest of the Roman Catholic Church remembered for being the Archbishop of San Salvador from 1977 until his assassination in 1980. Prior to his appointment as Archbishop of San Salvador, he held a number of posts, including Auxiliary Bishop of San Salvador and Bishop of Santiago de María. In 2015, he was beatified by Pope Francis.
He was one of the eight children born to Guadalupe de Jésus Galdámez and Santos Romero.
He was shot to death by a sniper while offering Mass in a hospital chapel in San Salvador, El Salvador.
United States President Barack Obama visited his tomb during his 2011 presidential trip to El Salvador.
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Óscar Romero's Popularity
Óscar Romero was a famous Salvadoran archbishop, who was born on August 15, 1917. As a person born on this date, Óscar Romero is listed in our database as the 25th most popular celebrity for the day (August 15) and the 21st most popular for the year (1917).
People born on August 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Óscar Romero is the 786th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Óscar Romero's birthday, Óscar Romero is the 1st most famous Salvadoran.
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