Hortensia Bussi
 


 

Age: 94



Summary:
widow of former Chilean president Salvador Allende (d. 1973) who helped to lead oppisition to the military dictatorship that ousted her Socialist husband in a bloody coup after he was elected president in 1970 and was toppled three years later in a military uprising led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet, but he killed himself while under air and ground attack at the presidential palace rather than surrender.




Cause of Death: In her sleep



Born: July 22, 1914


 
Died: June 18, 2009



Location:
Santiago, Chile