Adriana Olguín

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Olguín in 2013

Adriana Olguín de Baltra (born Luz Adriana Margarita Olguín Buche) (18 November 1911 – 24 December 2015) was a Chilean lawyer and politician. She was born in Valparaíso, Chile. Olguín served as Chile's Minister of Justice serving from 29 July 1952 through 3 November 1952 under the Gabriel González Videla administration. She was the first woman to hold a position in any presidential cabinet in Latin American history.[1]

Olguín died in her home in Viña del Mar, Chile from natural causes at the age of 104.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Fallece la primera mujer ministro de Estado en Chile y Latinoamérica". El Mercurio (in Spanish). 25 December 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2015.