Augusto Pinochet vs Fidel Castro

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Former President of Chile
Cuban Revolutionary Leader
$28 Million
Net worth 2018
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Valparaíso
Residence
Birán, Cuba
Chilean
Country
Cuban
25/11/1915
BirthDay
13/08/1926
December 10, 2006
Died On
November 26, 2016
Education
University of Havana, Belen Jesuit Preparatory School
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2013

The specter of Chile’s past reared its head once more in the 2013 presidential race

2007

In 2007, Lucía and all five Pinochet children were arrested on charges of embezzlement and use of false passports in connection to the ‘Riggs Bank’ case

2006

Augusto Pinochet died on December 10, 2006, from congestive heart failure following a heart attack

2005

In 2005 both his wife Lucía and his son Marco were sued and subsequently for tax evasion relating to Pinochet’s arms dealings

1998

In 1998, he was arrested in London in regards to a Spanish extradition request

1988

In 1988, in response to international pressure, the constitution was amended to allow for a transition to a more democratic government

1980

He was subsequently voted out of office and, per the ‘1980 constitution’s terms’, sworn in as a senator-for-life

1972

In the period 1972–1973, he was named General Chief of Staff of the Army, but after General Prats resigned he was quickly promoted by President Salvador Allende to Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Army

1971

In 1971 he became a division general and was named General Commander

1953

He subsequently rose swiftly through the infantry, and with periodic returns to the ‘Infantry School’ and the ‘War Academy’ he made the rank of major by 1953

1950

He allegedly had an affair in the late 1950s while stationed in Quito, Ecuador, with a woman named Piedad Noe, with whom he fathered a son named Juan

1943

On the 30th of January, 1943, he married Lucía Hiriart Rodríguez, to whom he would stay married throughout his life

1915

Augusto Pinochet was born on November 25, 1915, the son of Augusto Pinochet Vera and Avelina Ugarte Martínez

2016

Since 1990s, Castro suffered from various health issues, which worsened in 2006 when he was reported to be suffering from gastrointestinal bleedingHe died on 26 November 2016, at the age of 90

1959

Additionally, he was the Commander-in-Chief from 1959 to 2008

1955

The unison, however, did not last long as Castro broke ties with Balart (1955) on account of her working for Batista

1949

The couple was blessed with a son, Fidelito in 1949

1948

Castro went into the wedlock with Mirta Diaz Balart in 1948