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Salvador Allende

Salvador Isabelino Allende Gossens was a physician and the first democratically elected Marxist to become president of a country in the Americas.

Allende's involvement in Chilean political life spanned a period of nearly forty years. As a member of the Socialist Party, he was a senator, deputy and cabinet minister. He unsuccessfully ran for the presidency in the 1952, 1958, and 1964 elections. In 1970, he won the presidency in a close three-way race.

In 1945, Allende became senator for the Valdivia, Llanquihue, Chiloe, Aisen and Magallanes provinces; then for Tarapaca and Antofagasta in 1953; for Aconcagua and Valparaiso in 1961; and once more for Chiloe, Aisen and Magallanes in 1969. He became president of the Chilean Senate in 1966.

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