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Eduardo Frei

  • Birth 16 Jan 1911 Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
  • Death 22 Jan 1982 Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
  • Burial Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
  • Memorial ID 9390190

Chilean Lawyer and Politician. Coming from Catholic Youths, he founded and he presided the "Falange Nacional". He was Public Work senator, minister and president of the country in period 1964-1970. In the elections of 1970 he was defeated by Salvador Allende. Visible head from the opposition to the government of Popular Unit (1970-1973), he supported the military coup, but he went moving away progressively of the regime, until the point in 1980 he directed the boycott to the constitutional referendum summoned by Pinochet. His death happened in mysterious circumstances, in which presumably agents of the military government would have taken part. At the moment this is investigated in Courts. His son Eduardo was president of Chile between 1994 and 2000.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 31 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9390190
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eduardo Frei (16 Jan 1911–22 Jan 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9390190, citing Cementerio General de Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile ; Maintained by Find A Grave .