Víctor Pey

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Pey in 2015

Víctor Pey Casado (31 August 1915 – 5 October 2018) was a Spanish-born Chilean engineer, professor, and businessman. He was born in Madrid. Pey turned 100 in 2015.[1] Pey was known as a political advisor to President Salvador Allende.

Pey was persecuted by the military junta and went into exile, not returning until the 1990s. He was a critic of the Pinochet regime. After a 19-year legal lawsuit between Pey and the Chilean government, the case was dismissed without Pey receiving any damages.

Pey died on 5 October 2018 in Santiago de Chile at the age of 103.[2]

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  1. Ekaiser, Ernesto (29 August 2015). "Víctor cumple 100 años". El Pais. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  2. "Murió Víctor Pey a los 103 años: El adiós a un sobreviviente de la guerra civil española, fundador del Clarín y colaborador de Salvador Allende". El Desconcierto. 5 October 2018. Retrieved 9 October 2018.