|Date of Birth||August 15, 1917|
|Place of Birth||Ciudad Barrios, El Salvador|
Oscar Romero was born on August 15, 1917 in Ciudad Barrios, El Salvador. He died on Mar 24, 1980 (age 62). He was the former Archbishop of San Salvador, and he was killed in 1980 while celebrating Mass.
His father was a carpenter, therefore he learned the trade from him. He would deliver a well-attended sermon once a week on the radio that was carried throughout El Salvador. He was one of seven children, with five brothers and two sisters.
Oscar Romero was a Catholic bishop who was assassinated in 1980. He was killed while celebrating Mass in San Salvador. Romero was a vocal critic of the Salvadoran government’s treatment of the poor. He spoke out against the government’s violence and human rights abuses. After his death, Romero became a symbol of the struggle for social justice in Latin America.