Chico Mendes' Death

Born (Birthday) December 15, 1944

Death Date December 22, 1988

Age of Death 44 years

Cause of Death Assassination

Profession Entrepreneur

The entrepreneur Chico Mendes died at the age of 44. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Brazilian activist and environmentalist remembered for his work to protect the Amazon rainforest and its indigenous people. He was assassinated by a rancher in Xapuri in December 1988.

He was one of eighteen children, though only six survived past childhood.