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Jorge Alessandri

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26th President of Chile
In office
3 November 1958 – 3 November 1964
Preceded by Carlos Ibáñez del Campo
Succeeded by Eduardo Frei Montalva
Minister of Finance
In office
2 August 1947 – 7 February 1950
President Gabriel González Videla
Preceded by Germán Picó Cañas
Succeeded by Arturo Maschke
Senator of the Republic
In office
15 May 1957 – 3 November 1958
Constituency Santiago
Deputy of the Republic
In office
15 May 1926 – 15 May 1930
Constituency Santiago
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Jorge Alessandri Rodríguez

(1896-05-19)May 19, 1896
Santiago, Chile
Died August 31, 1986(1986-08-31) (aged 90)
Santiago, Chile
Resting place Cementerio General de Santiago
Santiago, Chile
Political party Independent
Parents Arturo Alessandri and Rosa Rodríguez
Alma mater University of Chile
Profession Civil engineer, entrepreneur, politician

Jorge Eduardo Alessandri Rodríguez ( 19 May 1896 – 31 August 1986) was the 27th President of Chile from 1958 to 1964, and was the candidate of the Chilean right in the crucial presidential election of 1970, which he lost to Salvador Allende. He was the son of Arturo Alessandri, who was president from 1920 to 1925 and again from 1932 to 1938.

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