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Letelier, Orlando b. April 13, 1934 d. September 21, 1976 Ambassador, Chancellor and Minister of National defense of the Government of Chilean President Salvador Allende. In 1971, he was ambassador to the United States and after, Defense Minister. During this period, the CIA was actively engaged in an effort to destabilize the democratic government of Allende that led to the coup of Pinochet, supported by the United States. Letelier was arrested and tortured. After his libetation, he went to Washington where worked for restoring democracy to Chile. He...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cementerio General de Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
Marín, Gladys b. July 18, 1941 d. March 6, 2005 Chilean Politic Figure. Gladys Marín Millie was born in Curepto, in the Seventh Region. She took part activly in juvenile Christian movements. She joined to the activities of Students' federation, of which she was a chairwoman, tackling a struggle for changing the former pedagogic criteria of the normal schools. In 1957 she was employed at the School N ° 130 for children with mental deficiencies. Also Gladys turned into leader of Teachers' Union of Chile. She was at the time when they proposed...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cementerio General de Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
Oddó, Willy b. October 14, 1943 d. November 7, 1991 Chilean musician. He was one of the members of famous Chilean group "Quilapayún". Among his songs are “Canto a la pampa,” “Soy obrero” of the “Cantata Santa María de Iquique,” “La carta,” and “Pido castigo". He play guitar, quenas and percussions. In 1987, he left the group, and he began to work in cultural management With the return of democracy in Chile, he worked in the Municipality of Santiago. Sadly, he was murdered in an obscure incident in the city of Santiago. (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cementerio General de Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
Ortega, Sergio b. February 2, 1938 d. September 16, 2003 Composer. He studied composition at the National Conservatory of the University of Chile. He also was civil employee of the Institute of Musical Extension and for several years sound engineer of the Theater Antonio Varas. In the allendista period, he was Artistic Director of the television channel of the University of Chile. From the same day of the coup d'etat, Sergio obtains asylum in the Embassy of Panamá in Chile. Later, the same year, he left Chile for France where he lived until his death...[Read More] (Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) Cementerio General de Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
Riesco Errazuriz, German b. May 28, 1854 d. December 8, 1916 Statesman. He served as President of Chile from 1901 to 1906. As President he helped create a new Civil Code for his country in 1902 and signed a diplomatic treaty with Bolivia in 1904. During the Meat Revolt of 1905, protesters stormed the Presidential Palace because of inflation; some 250 were killed. Errazuriz left office the following year. (Bio by: K) Cementerio General de Santiago, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile