Ángela Jeria

Chilean mother of President Michelle Bachelet
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Ángela Margarita Jeria Gómez (22 August 1926 – 2 July 2020) was a Chilean archaeologist and human rights activist. She was born in Talca, Chile. She was the mother of the President of Chile Michelle Bachelet. She was the wife of the Brigadier-general of the Chilean Air Force Alberto Bachelet.[1] Jeria was known as the first lady during her daughter's the first government because she was not married.[2]

Jeria died at a military hospital in Santiago de Chile on 2 July 2020, aged 93.[3]


  1. "Familia Jeria". Genealog Chile. Archived from the original on 22 June 2012. Retrieved 12 March 2010.
  2. "Cuando no hay primera dama, está la familia". La Verdad. 10 May 2009. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 12 March 2010.
  3. "A los 93 años fallece Ángela Jeria, madre de la expresidenta Michelle Bachelet". La Tercera (in Spanish). 2 July 2020. Retrieved 2 July 2020.