The Allende family of Chile became well-known during the 19th century but only influential in the 20th. It has played a very significant role in Chilean politics.
Ramon Allende Padin (1845-1884), physician and politician, chief of the Chilean Army Medical Corps during the War of the Pacific (1879-1884)
Salvador Allende Gossens (1908-1973), President of Chile (1970-1973)
Family information from official site
Extensive family tree
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