Nepomuceno Guerra, Juan

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Nepomuceno Guerra, Juan Gender: M
Juan Nepomuceno Guerra Cárdenas
born on 18 July 1915 at 20:00 (= 8:00 PM )
Place Matamoros (Tamaulipas), Mexico, 25n53, 97w30
Timezone LMT m97w30 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 25°21' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 15°20 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 15°12'


Mexican crime lord, businessman, and smuggler who founded the Gulf Cartel, a drug trafficking organization. He is often considered the "godfather" of U.S-Mexico border cartels.

He began his criminal career in the 1930s by smuggling alcohol from Mexico during the Prohibition in the United States. He later diversified to other cross-border smuggling activities. He is the uncle of Juan García Ábrego, once's Mexico's most-wanted man.

According to news sources, despite allegedly founding one of the largest drug cartels in Mexico, Juan Nepomuceno Guerra never spent more than "a few hours in jail" for his crimes.

He died on 12 July 2001, aged 85, in Matamoros.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death by Disease 12 July 2001 (Respiratory disease, age 85)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth record from the online Tamaulipas state archive [1].


  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Drug business (Drug lord and leader of a cartel)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Notable : Famous : Criminal cases ("Godfather" of U.S-Mexico border cartels)