José Gregorio Liendo

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José Gregorio Liendo Vera (1945 – October 3, 1973), also known as compañero Pepe, comandante Pepe or loco Pepe was a Chilean political activist and member of the Revolutionary Left Movement (MIR) who participated in the land occupations of the 1970s in Neltume and led the MIR-MCR attack on the police station of Neltume on September 12 following the 1973 Chilean coup d'etat. He had originally moved into the zone of Neltume in the 1960s after quitting his agronomy university studies. He was executed in the prison of Isla Teja by a firing squad on October 3, 1973 an alleged war council accused him of having led a guerrilla group.