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Joaquin Murrieta
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Real Name

Joaquin Murrieta Carrillo

Born

c. 1829

Died

c. 1853

Joaquin Murrieta Carrillo (sometimes spelled Murieta or Murietta) (c. 1829 – c. July 25, 1853), also called the Mexican Robin Hood or the Robin Hood of El Dorado, was a famous figure in California during the California Gold Rush of the 1850s. Depending on the point of view, he was considered as either an infamous bandit or a Mexican patriot.

In 1919 Johnston McCulley supposedly received his inspiration for his fictional character Don Diego de la Vega better known as Zorro from the 1854 book entitled The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murrieta, The Celebrated California Bandit by John Rollin Ridge. John heard about a Mexican miner who had turned to banditry and was intrigued by the story.

Public Domain Literary Appearances

  • The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta: The Celebrated California Bandit by John Rollin Ridge (1854)

Golden Age Appearances

  • Badmen of the West 2 [A-1 #120]
  • Black Diamond Western #46
  • Desperado #2
  • Jesse James #7
  • Prize Comics Western v9 1 #80
  • Western True Crime #4

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