Biography - A Short Wiki
Leader of the military junta that overthrew Chile’s government in 1973 and came to govern the nation with an iron fist until 1990. He moved the Chilean economy towards the free market and privatized hundred of state-controlled industries.
He had two sons and three daughters with his wife Maria Lucía Hiriart Rodríguez.
How did Augusto Pinochet die?
Augusto Pinochet's death was caused by heart attack.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||91 years|
|Birthday||November 25, 1915|
|Death date||December 10, 2006|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I regret and suffer those losses, but it’s God’s will. He will pardon me if I committed excesses, but I don’t think I did.Augusto Pinochet
I’m not a dictator. It’s just that I have a grumpy face.Augusto Pinochet
During 65 years, I have walked the path of duty and discipline… And today, looking back at that long path of service, my soldier’s heart stirs and murmurs from deep within: Thank you. Thank you, my homeland.Augusto Pinochet
Sometimes democracy must be bathed in blood.Augusto Pinochet
Everything I did, all my actions, all of the problems I had I dedicate to God and to Chile, because I kept Chile from becoming Communist.Augusto Pinochet