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Carvajal Prado Patricio (Prado)

Born: 1916 AD
Died: 1994 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: Chilean
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1916 - Vice Admiral Patricio Carvajal Prado was born.

1931 - He joined the navy, where he was a classmate of future Admiral José Toribio Merino, and together they were commissioned as ensigns.

1941-1955 - He was promoted to lieutenant to captain and to commander.

1958 - He was commissioned to study anti-submarine warfare.

1960 - He was the commander of the training-ship "Esmeralda".

1966 - He was designed as Naval Attache to London.

1967 - He was the Navy Chief of Staff.

1973 - He was the Armed Forces General Chief of Staff.

1973 - He was appointed as Minister of Defense.

1974-1978 - He was also Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs.

1994 - Carvajal committed suicide after a long bout with cancer on the 16th of July.

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