Definition of Pinochet, Augusto in English:

Pinochet, Augusto

proper noun

  • (1915–2006), Chilean general and statesman, president 1974–90; full name Augusto Pinochet Ugarte. Having masterminded the military coup which overthrew President Allende in 1973, he imposed a military dictatorship until forced to call elections in 1989. He was replaced by a democratically elected president in 1990.


Pinochet, Augusto