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Alessandri, Jorge (Jorge Alessandri Rodriguez)

Born: 1896 AD
Died: 1986 AD, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: Chilean
Categories: Presidents


1896 - Alessandri was born in Santiago, Chile on May 19, 1896.


1919 - Attended and graduated at the University of Chile with a degree in civil engineering.


1932-1938 - Became the president of the mortgage bank, Caja de Credito Hipotecario while running the Paper and Carton Manufacturing Company.


1944-1947 - Became Chairman of the Chilean employers' confederation.


1947-1950 - Appointed Minister of Finance under Gabriel Gonzalez Videla.


1958-1964 - Became President of Chile.


1976 - Appointed President of a newly formed Council of State, main objective is to create a constitution to legitimize military rule.


1986 - Died in Santiago, Chile on August 31, 1986.


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