A Timeline of Pablo Escobar
Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria (1 December 1949 – 2 December 1993) was a notorious Colombian drug lord whose cartel, at the height of his career, supplied an estimated 80% of the cocaine smuggled into the United States. Often called "The King of Cocaine", he was the wealthiest criminal in history,...
The Second Series of Narcos is released, a TV show based on the life of Pablo Escobar.
2nd of September 2016 | The second season of Narcos is released, a US produced crime television series about the life of Pablo Escobar and his business empire. Season 2 focuses on Escobar running from Colombia's federal authorities, running his drug empire, his relationship with his family while on the run and his eventual death in his home city of Medillin. , , 
Demolition work begins on a mansion once owned by Pablo Escobar.
20th of January 2016 | Demolition work begins on a mansion once owned by Pablo Escobar in Florida, United States. The new owners have hired professional bounty hunters in hopes of finding valuables left behind by Escobar. 
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The First Series of Narcos is released, a TV show based on the life of Pablo Escobar.
Escobar, El patrón del mal is released, a TV series about Pablo Escobar.
29th of May 2012 | Escobar, El patrón del mal is released. A Columbian TV series looking at the exploits of Pablo Escobar. 
The Two Escobars is released, a film about Pablo Escobar and footballer Andres Escobar.
The funeral of Pablo Escobar takes place in his hometown.
4th of December 1993 | The funeral of Pablo Escobar takes place in Medellin, Columbia with thousands of people chanting "Viva Pablo!" as they pay their respects to him. 
Pablo Escobar is shot dead by Colombian security forces.
2nd of December 1993 | Pablo Escobar gets shot in shootout with Colombian security forces who were tipped off to his location. He dies on the while running on a rooftop in stand-off with the security forces. Mystery immediately surrounds his death including whether he was killed while fleeing, killed while wounded or that he committed suicide after not wanting to be taken alive. One of the security force chiefs in charge of the operation, Maj. Gen. Octavio Vargas Silva, says "This is a success for the country and the... (Read More) 
Escobar escapes from La Catedral prison.
22nd of June 1992 | Pablo Escobar escapes from La Catedral prison in Medallin, Columbia. The breakout happens after guards attempt to move Escobar to a more secure prison in Bogata, Columbia. He escapes 13 months after surrendering to authorities while overwhelming evidence implicated him conducting operations from within side his prison in relation to his drug cartel. During the escape, 6 prison guards are killed in the fighting with sources insisting they were shot by invading soldiers as they tried to defend... (Read More) , , , 
Escobar surrenders and turns himself in to the Colombian authorities after 7 years on the run.
20th of June 1991 | Pablo Escobar surrenders to Colombian authorities in exchange for a promise of leniency for drug-related crimes and a guarantee against extradition to the United States. His surrender is announced just hours after the country's Constitutional Assembly voted to ban extradition of citizens born in Colombia for trial. Escobar could have faced life in prison in the United States (US), where he had been charged with murder and drug trafficking. He is flown by a government helicopter from a jungle... (Read More) , 
Avianca Flight 203 crashes over Colombia, Escobar is implicated.
27th of November 1989 | Avianca Flight 203 crashes over Colombia, initial suspicion is placed on Pablo Escobar who is allegedly involved 
Colombian presidential candidate is assassinated, blame quickly falls on Escobar.
18th of August 1989 | Colombian presidential candidate Luis Carlos Galan is assassinated, blame is quickly placed on Pablo Escobar who allegedly ordered the hit. 
Pablo Escobar is mentioned in Forbes magazine's Rich List.
The Palace of Justice in Bogotá, Colombia is stormed, Escobar is implicated.