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Francisco Antonio Pinto

Francisco Antonio Pinto y Diaz de la Puente was a Chilean political figure. He was twice President of Chile between 1827 and 1829.

He was born in Santiago, the son of Joaquin Pinto and Mercedes Diaz de la Puente. Pinto completed his early studies in the Convictorio Carolino, the best school in the country at the time, and then studied law at the Real Universidad de San Felipe, being admitted to practice on October 11, 1808.

Pinto married Luisa Garmendia Aldurralde and had two children, Anibal Pinto, who would become President of Chile, and Enriqueta Pinto, future wife of President Manuel Bulnes. His grandnephew (and grandson of Jose Miguel Carrera), Ignacio Carrera Pinto, became a hero at the War of the Pacific.

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