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Augusto Pinochet
Name at birth: Augusto Pinochet UgarteAugusto Pinochet is alleged to have caused the kidnapping, death or "disappearance" of more than 3,000 political opponents after he rose to power in Chile in a 1973 coup. A career military man, he overthrew a democratically elected socialist president, Salvador Allende, only months after Allende had named him commander-in-chief. Pinochet is then said to have ruthlessly eliminated Allende's remaining supporters, in some cases by giving orders to a squad of as More »
Born: November 25, 1915 (Valparaiso, Chile)


Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte was a Chilean general, politician and the dictator of Chile between 1973 and 1990 who remained the ...


Augusto Pinochet, in full Augusto Pinochet Ugarte, (born November 25, 1915, Valparaiso, Chile—died December 10, 2006, Santiago), leader of the military junta ...


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Apr 2, 2014 ... Follow the career of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet at Biography.com. Pinochet overthrew the government of Salvador Allende in 1973.


Dec 11, 2006 ... Augusto Pinochet Ugarte, the brutal dictator who repressed and reshaped Chile for nearly two decades and became a notorious symbol of ...


News about Augusto Pinochet. Commentary and archival information about Augusto Pinochet from The New York Times.


Augusto Pinochet ... Chile judge questions Pinochet's widow over embezzlement allegations ... Pinochet's torture ship sails into Sydney, sparking protests.


Augusto Pinochet, born in Valparaiso in 1915, was President of Chile between 1973 and 1990, ruling as a dictator after overthrowing the democratically-elected  ...


Dec 10, 2006 ... General Augusto Pinochet, who ruled Chile as a dictator for 17 years, is dead. He led the military coup that overthrew Chile's elected socialist ...