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Allende, Salvador

Line breaks: Sal¦va|dor Al¦lende
Pronunciation: /aˈjɛndeɪ

Definition of Allende, Salvador in English:

( 1908–73), Chilean statesman, President 1970-3. The first avowed Marxist to win a presidency in a free election, Allende was overthrown and killed in a military coup led by General Pinochet.

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