Famous Chilean Leaders

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 1 Augusto Pinochet

Augusto Pinochet
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Famous As: Former President of Chile
Birthdate: November 25, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Valparaíso
Died: December 10, 2006
Augusto Pinochet was the president of the Chilean Military Junta from 1973 to 1981. He ousted the elected government of President Salvador Allende through a U.S.-supported coup and became the Chilean President in December 1974. Following this, he persecuted all political opponents and leftists and also advocated for Operation Condor

 2 Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda
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Famous As: Chilean poet
Birthdate: July 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parral, Chile
Died: September 23, 1973

Chilean poet-diplomat and politician, Pablo Neruda, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. He was a versatile writer and his works include surrealist poems, historical epics, political manifestos, and love poems. He is considered the national poet of Chile. As a politician, he served a term as a senator for the Chilean Communist Party and held several diplomatic positions.

 3 Salvador Allende

Salvador Allende
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Famous As: Former President of Chile
Birthdate: June 26, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: September 11, 1973
Salvador Allende was a physician who later became the Chilean president, this becoming the first Marxist president of a Latin American nation. His policies included nationalization and collectivization. He committed suicide after delivering a farewell speech over radio, to escape General Augusto Pinochet’s coup to oust him from the government.
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 4 Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet
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Famous As: Politician, Surgeon, Epidemiologist
Birthdate: September 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santiago

 5 Sebastian Pinera

Sebastian Pinera
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Famous As: Former Chilean President
Birthdate: December 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santiago

Chilean president Sebastian Pinera not only boasts of a Harvard doctoral degree but is also a successful businessman, having introduced credit cards to the Chilean public through his company Bancard. His Fundación Futuro works for causes such as energy and water conservation. He is married to his neighbor Cecilia Morel.

 6 Orlando Letelier

Orlando Letelier
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: April 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Temuco
Died: September 21, 1976

 7 Ricardo Lagos

Ricardo Lagos
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Famous As: Lawyer, Economist, Politician, Professor, Diplomat
Birthdate: March 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santiago
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 8 Lautaro

Lautaro
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Famous As: Indigenous Leader
Birthdate: 1534 AD
Birthplace: Treguaco, Chile
Died: April 29, 1557

 9 Patricio Aylwin

Patricio Aylwin
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Famous As: Former President of Chile
Birthdate: November 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Viña del Mar
Died: April 19, 2016

 10 Isabel Allende Bussi

Isabel Allende Bussi
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Birthdate: January 18, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santiago

 11 Eduardo Frei Montalva

Eduardo Frei Montalva
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: January 16, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: January 22, 1982

 12 Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle

Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
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Famous As: Civil engineer, Politician
Birthdate: June 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santiago

 13 Andrés Bello

Andrés Bello
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Famous As: Poet, Legislator, Philosopher, Educator, Philologist, Diplomat, Politician, Translator, Writer
Birthdate: November 29, 1781
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Caracas
Died: October 15, 1865

 14 Arturo Alessandri Palma

Arturo Alessandri Palma
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Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: December 20, 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Longavi, Chile
Died: August 24, 1950

 15 Carlos Ibáñez del Campo

Carlos Ibáñez del Campo
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Famous As: Army Officer
Birthdate: November 3, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Linares, Chile
Died: April 28, 1960

 16 Diego Portales

Diego Portales
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: June 16, 1793
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: June 6, 1837

 17 Caupolicán

Caupolicán
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Famous As: Leader
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Palmaiquen, Chile
Died: 1558 AD

 18 José Miguel Carrera

José Miguel Carrera
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Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: October 15, 1785
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chile
Died: September 4, 1821

 19 José Manuel Balmaceda

José Manuel Balmaceda
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 19, 1840
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Chile
Died: September 19, 1891

 20 José Toribio Merino Castro

José Toribio Merino Castro
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Famous As: Admiral
Birthdate: December 14, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Serena, Chile
Died: August 30, 1996

 21 Manuel Montt

Manuel Montt
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: September 4, 1809
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Petorca, Chile
Died: September 21, 1880

 22 Gladys Marín

Gladys Marín
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Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: July 16, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Curepto, Chile
Died: March 6, 2005

 23 Manuel Bulnes

Manuel Bulnes
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Famous As: Political Figure
Birthdate: December 25, 1799
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Concepción, Chile
Died: October 18, 1866

 24 Volodia Teitelboim

Volodia Teitelboim
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chillán, Chile
Died: January 31, 2008

 25 Pedro Montt

Pedro Montt
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Famous As: Political Figure
Birthdate: June 29, 1849
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: August 16, 1910

 26 Sergio Onofre Jarpa

Sergio Onofre Jarpa
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rengo, Chile
Died: April 19, 2020

 27 Raúl Rettig

Raúl Rettig
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Temuco, Chile
Died: April 30, 2000

 28 Hernan Pinto

Hernan Pinto
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 17, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Viña del Mar, Chile
Died: July 29, 2020