Patricio Aylwin Azócar (November 26, 1918 – April 19, 2016) was a Chilean politician. He served as President of Chile from March 11, 1990 through March 11, 1994. He was the first president of Chile after democracy was restored in 1990. He was also a lawyer and former senator.
Patricio Aylwin as President of Chile
|31st President of Chile|
March 11, 1990 – March 11, 1994
|Preceded by||Augusto Pinochet|
|Succeeded by||Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle|
|Born||November 26, 1918|
Viña del Mar, Chile
|Died||April 19, 2016 (aged 97)|
|Political party||Christian Democrat|
Leonor Oyarzún (m. 1948–2016)
|Alma mater||University of Chile |
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Aylwin was born in Viña del Mar, Chile on November 26, 1918. He married Leonor Oyarzún in 1948. They had five children. Aylwin died on April 19, 2016 at his home in Santiago from respiratory failure complicated from a fall, at the age of 97.
Media related to Patricio Aylwin at Wikimedia Commons
- "Patricio Aylwin, President Who Guided Chile to Democracy, Dies at 97". www.nytimes.com. New York Times. Retrieved 20 April 2016.