Hernan Briones



Age: 92


Summary: Chilean industrialist known in Britain for his prominent support for Gen. Augusto Pinochet during his house arrest in England for human rights violation from 1998 to 2000 who helped to create, then presided over the Pinochet Foundation, which billed itself as a charity organization aimed at boosting the military's image and providing scholarships for the families of service personnel (the foundation actually became largely a fund-raising group for Pinochet's legal expenses in England).



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: December 5, 1913


Died: December 14, 2005


Location: Santiago, Chile