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Salvador Allende

1908 - 1973

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Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens (US: , UK: , American Spanish: [salβaˈdoɾ ɣiˈʝeɾmo aˈʝende ˈɣosens]; 26 June 1908 – 11 September 1973) was a Chilean physician and socialist politician who served as the 28th president of Chile from 3 November 1970 until his death on 11 September 1973. He was the first Marxist to be elected president in a liberal democracy in Latin America.Allende's involvement in Chilean politics spanned a period of nearly forty years, having covered the posts of senator, deputy and cabinet minister. As a life-long committed member of the Socialist Party of Chile, whose foundation he had actively contributed to, he unsuccessfully ran for the national presidency in the 1952, 1958, and 1964 elections. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salvador Allende has received more than 3,724,631 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 95 in 2019). Salvador Allende is the 193rd most popular politician (up from 216th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Chile and the 2nd most popular Chilean Politician.

Salvador Allende was a Chilean politician and physician who became president of Chile in 1970. He was overthrown by a military coup in 1973, and died in the coup.

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Among politicians, Salvador Allende ranks 193 out of 15,577Before him are Salman of Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump, Leonidas I, Jawaharlal Nehru, Louis the Pious, and Caracalla. After him are Klemens von Metternich, Titus, Edward IV of England, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, and Al Gore.

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Among people born in 1908, Salvador Allende ranks 5Before him are Simone de Beauvoir, Oskar Schindler, Abraham Maslow, and James Stewart. After him are Enver Hoxha, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Herbert von Karajan, Lyndon B. Johnson, Otto Skorzeny, Ian Fleming, and Henri Cartier-Bresson. Among people deceased in 1973, Salvador Allende ranks 5Before him are Pablo Picasso, J. R. R. Tolkien, Bruce Lee, and Pablo Neruda. After him are David Ben-Gurion, Erich von Manstein, Lyndon B. Johnson, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Fulgencio Batista, Pearl S. Buck, and Ivan Konev.

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Among people born in Chile, Salvador Allende ranks 3 out of 265Before him are Augusto Pinochet (1915) and Pablo Neruda (1904). After him are Alejandro Jodorowsky (1929), Michelle Bachelet (1951), Víctor Jara (1932), Sebastián Piñera (1949), Gabriela Mistral (1889), Bernardo O'Higgins (1778), Manuel Pellegrini (1953), Claudio Arrau (1903), and Luis Sepúlveda (1949).


Among politicians born in Chile, Salvador Allende ranks 2Before him are Augusto Pinochet (1915). After him are Michelle Bachelet (1951), Sebastián Piñera (1949), Bernardo O'Higgins (1778), Patricio Aylwin (1918), Ricardo Lagos (1938), Eduardo Frei Montalva (1911), Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (1942), Lucía Hiriart (1923), Luis Corvalán (1916), and Orlando Letelier (1932).