ricardo lagos escobar
On March 11, 2000, economist and political leader Ricardo Lagos Escobar was inaugurated as president of Chile. The first socialist to hold the office since Salvador Allende Gossens, he was an outspoken opponent of Gen. Augusto Pinochet Ugarte, who had overthrown the Marxist Allende in a military coup in 1973. The new president had a distinguished career both in Chile and abroad in public affairs and as a teacher.
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