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Pinochet, Augusto

Line breaks: Au|gusto Pino|chet
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪnəʃeɪ

Definition of Pinochet, Augusto in English:

( 1915–2006), Chilean general and statesman, President 1974–90; full name Augusto Pinochet Ugarte. Having masterminded the military coup which overthrew President Allende in 1973, he imposed a military dictatorship until forced to call elections in 1989. He was replaced by a democratically elected president in 1990.

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