1973 Salvador Allende's Last Stand

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Title: 1973 - Salvador Allende's Last Stand

 

About: Following a coup by General Pinochet, democratically elected socialist president of Chile, Salvador Allende, barricades himself in his palace and refuses to give in. Surrounded, he broadcast his final address on the radio, the sound of gunfire audible in the background, before committing suicide. Pinochet's coup ushered in 17 years of repressive authoritarian rule.

Decade: 1970s

Year: 1973

Region: Latin America

Country: Chile

Politics: Revolution

Conflict: Cold War
 

Type: Historical Event

Impact: 5

Artist: Jarolslaw Marcinek

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Date Created: 11/05/2021

Group: Genesis

Number: 012/100

Price: 0.2 ETH

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