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24/10/1970 Salvador Allende becomes president of Chile

Salvador Allende was the first Marxist to become president of a Latin American country through open elections. He became president after being confirmed by the Chilean congress.


  • Essentials 

  • Personal 

  • Presidency 

  • Political involvement up to 1970 

  • 1970 election 

  • Foreign relations during Allende's presidency 

  • Crisis 

  • Coup 

  • Memorials