Salvador Allende

1908 - 1973

Salvador Allende

Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens (US: , UK: , American Spanish: [salβaˈðoɾ 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 political life 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 2,332,731 page views. His biography is available in 92 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 215th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Salvador Allende ranks 213 out of 14,801Before him are Heraclius, Lee Kuan Yew, Charles the Bald, Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, Mars, and George W. Bush. After him are Osman II, Alexander I of Russia, Ögedei Khan, Yuri Andropov, Harun al-Rashid, and Odoacer.

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Among people born in 1908, Salvador Allende ranks 6Before him are Simone de Beauvoir, Oskar Schindler, James Stewart, Enver Hoxha, and Abraham Maslow. After him are Claude Lévi-Strauss, Lyndon B. Johnson, Herbert von Karajan, Otto Skorzeny, Ian Fleming, and Lev Landau. Among people deceased in 1973, Salvador Allende ranks 6Before him are Pablo Picasso, J. R. R. Tolkien, Bruce Lee, David Ben-Gurion, and Pablo Neruda. After him are Erich von Manstein, Lyndon B. Johnson, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Fulgencio Batista, İsmet İnönü, and Pearl S. Buck.

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In Chile

Among people born in Chile, Salvador Allende ranks 3 out of 152Before him are Augusto Pinochet (1915) and Pablo Neruda (1904). After him are Alejandro Jodorowsky (1929), Víctor Jara (1932), Michelle Bachelet (1951), Gabriela Mistral (1889), Bernardo O'Higgins (1778), Sebastián Piñera (1949), Claudio Arrau (1903), Hugo Gunckel Lüer (1901), and Ricardo Lagos (1938).


Among politicians born in Chile, Salvador Allende ranks 2Before him are Augusto Pinochet (1915). After him are Michelle Bachelet (1951), Bernardo O'Higgins (1778), Sebastián Piñera (1949), Ricardo Lagos (1938), Patricio Aylwin (1918), Eduardo Frei Montalva (1911), Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (1942), Luis Corvalán (1916), Jorge Alessandri (1896), and Orlando Letelier (1932).

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