Augusto Pinochet Naraly Archibald

Augusto Pinochet


Augusto Pinochet was important in Latin American history because he was closely related to rights in the eyes of South America. He was involved in anti-revolutionary politics throughout Southern America, and saved Chile from an economical collapse. Unfortunately, he was also accused of seizing power undemocratic-ally. Augusto subjected Chile to nearly two decades of authoritarian rule.

Augusto Pinochet

Relation to Eight Themes in World History

Augusto is related tot he Eight Themes in World History because he was a political leader to Chile, and other countries all around the world. He is connected to power and authority because of the accusations of him being "undemocratic."

Augusto Pinochet


"His supporters, both in Chile and abroad, revered Pinochet as the man who saved Chile from the economical collapse...under Pinochet's regime, political terror, repression of human rights, and into reference of criticism of the government remained constant features."

Documentary of Augusto Pinochet

Map of Country

Map of Chile

Works Consulted

“Augosto Pinochet Ugarte.” Britannica School, 2017. Encyclopaedia Britannica. Accessed 21 Mar. 2017.

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