Patricio Aylwin

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Patricio Aylwin
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Patricio Aylwin as President of Chile
31st President of Chile
In office
March 11, 1990 – March 11, 1994
Preceded by Augusto Pinochet
Succeeded by Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
Personal details
Born (1918-11-26)November 26, 1918
Viña del Mar, Chile
Died April 19, 2016(2016-04-19) (aged 97)
Santiago, Chile
Nationality Chilean
Political party Christian Democrat
Spouse(s)
Leonor Oyarzún (m. 1948–2016)
Children 5
Alma mater University of Chile
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Occupation Lawyer
Religion Roman Catholicism

Patricio Aylwin Azócar (November 26, 1918 – April 19, 2016) was a Chilean politician. He served as President of Chile from March 11, 1990 through March 11, 1994. He was the first president of Chile after democracy was restored in 1990. He was also a lawyer and former senator.

Aylwin was born in Viña del Mar, Chile on November 26, 1918. He married Leonor Oyarzún in 1948. They had five children. Aylwin died on April 19, 2016 at his home in Santiago from heart failure complicated from a fall, at the age of 97.[1]

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  1. "Patricio Aylwin, President Who Guided Chile to Democracy, Dies at 97". www.nytimes.com. New York Times. Retrieved 20 April 2016.