Isabel Allende (politician)

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María Isabel Allende
María Isabel Allende Bussi.jpg
President of the Chilean Senate
In office
11 March 2014 (2014-03-11) – 11 March 2015 (2015-03-11)
DeputyEugenio Tuma
Preceded byJorge Pizarro
Succeeded byPatricio Walker
Senator for Atacama
Assumed office
11 March 2010 (2010-03-11)
Preceded byRicardo Núñez
Leader of the Socialist Party of Chile
In office
17 May 2015 (2015-05-17) – 9 April 2017 (2017-04-09)
Preceded byOsvaldo Andrade
Succeeded byÁlvaro Elizalde
President of the Chilean Chamber of Deputies
In office
18 March 2003 (2003-03-18) – 16 March 2004 (2004-03-16)
Preceded byAdriana Muñoz
Succeeded byPablo Lorenzini
Member of the Chilean Chamber of Deputies
In office
11 March 1994 (1994-03-11) – 11 March 2010 (2010-03-11)
Personal details
Born (1945-01-18) 18 January 1945 (age 78)
Santiago, Chile
Political partySocialist Party of Chile
RelativesIsabel Allende (cousin)
Alma materUniversity of Chile
WebsiteOfficial website

Isabel Allende Bussi (US: /ɑːˈjɛnd, -di/,[1][2] UK: /æˈ-, ˈɛn-/,[3][4] Spanish: [isaˈβel aˈʝende] (audio speaker iconlisten); born 18 January 1945) is a Chilean Socialist Party politician. She is the daughter of former president of Chile Salvador Allende.

From 1994 to 2010 she was a deputy and in March 2010 she became a Senator for the Atacama Region.

On 28 February 2014, Allende was selected as President of the Senate of Chile, as of 11 March 2014,[5] making her the first woman president of the body in Chilean history.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Allende". Collins English Dictionary. HarperCollins. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  2. "Allende Gossens". Merriam-Webster Dictionary.
  3. "Allende, Salvador". Lexico UK Dictionary. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  4. "Allende, Isabel". Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
  5. Isabel Allende chosen as first woman to lead Chile's senate, Associated Press, The Guardian, 28 February 2014