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About Salvador Allende
Salvador Allende was a Chilean politician and medical doctor best remembered for being the 29th President of Chile, a position he held from 1970 to 1973. Prior to becoming president, he held a number of important positions in his country, including the post of Minister of Health and Social Welfare. He shot himself dead when the military tried ousting him from office in a coup d’état in 1973.
In 1940, he married Hortensia Bussi, with whom he fathered three children: Beatriz, Carmen and Isabel Allende.
Prior to becoming President of Chile, he had initially unsuccessfully run for presidency three times.
In 1970, he became the first Marxist to ever win an open presidential election to become president in a Latin American country.
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Salvador Allende's Popularity
Salvador Allende was a famous Chilean politician, 29th President of Chile, who was born on June 26, 1908. As a person born on this date, Salvador Allende is listed in our database as the 31st most popular celebrity for the day (June 26) and the 16th most popular for the year (1908).
People born on June 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Salvador Allende is the 907th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Salvador Allende's birthday, Salvador Allende is the 9th most famous Chilean and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Valparaíso, Chile.
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