|First Lady of Chile|
17 December 1974 – 11 March 1990
|Preceded by||Hortensia Bussi|
|Succeeded by||Leonor Oyarzún|
María Lucía Hiriart Rodríguez
10 December 1923
|Died||16 December 2021 (aged 98) |
(m. 1943; died 2006)
|Children||5, including Inés Lucía Pinochet|
María Lucía Hiriart Rodríguez (10 December 1923 – 16 December 2021), also known as Lucía Hiriart de Pinochet, was the wife of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. She was First Lady of Chile from 1973 to 1990. She was born in Antofagasta, Chile.
On 30 December 2018, Hiriart was hospitalized after falling at her home in Santiago de Chile. She fractured her arm and multiple ribs.
Hiriart died in Santiago de Chile on 16 December 2021 from cardiopulmonary arrest caused by heart disease, six days after her 98th birthday.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Lucía Hiriart sufrió accidente casero y fue internada en el Hospital Militar" (in Spanish). Cooperativa. 14 January 2019. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
- ↑ Murió a los 99 años Lucía Hiriart, viuda del dictador Augusto Pinochet (in Spanish)
Other websites[change | change source]
- Analysis of her arrest Archived 2020-08-10 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)