Salvador Guillermo Allende

Salvador Guillermo Allende

Birth
Valparaiso, Valparaíso, Chile
Death 11 Sep 1973 (aged 65)
Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
Burial Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
Memorial ID 7831568 · View Source
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30th Chile President. Born in Valparaiso, Chile, at first a doctor by profession, he later entered politics, and founded Chile's Socialist Party, serving as a Cabinet Minister, and Chairman of the Chilean Senate. In 1952, 1958, and 1964, he ran for President of Chile as a socialist, but lost all three times. In 1970 he ran as President of Chile again as a socialist and won with 36.3 percent of the vote. On September 11, 1973, as high inflation threatened Chile, troops stormed his palace during a coup to overthrow him. As the troops entered the palace of Allende,in Santiago, Chile, he either committed suicide or was killed by bullets fired from there guns. After his death he was replaced as President of Chile by General Augusto Pinochet.


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  • Added: 3 Sep 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7831568
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Salvador Guillermo Allende (26 Jul 1908–11 Sep 1973), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7831568, citing Cementerio General de Santiago, Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile ; Maintained by Find A Grave .