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Michelle Bachelet

President of Chile Michelle Bachelet

Profession: President of Chile

Nationality:
Chile
Chilean

Why Famous: The first woman to serve as President of Chile. She previously served as President from 2006–2010, making her the first person since 1932 to win the presidency of her country twice in competitive elections.

Born: September 29, 1951
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Age: 68 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Libra

Married Life

  • 1977-12-23 Future President of Chile Michelle Bachelet (26) weds architect Jorge Dávalos

Events in the Life of Michelle Bachelet

  • 2006-03-11 Michelle Bachelet is inaugurated as the first female president of Chile
  • 2013-12-15 Michelle Bachelet is re-elected President of Chile
  • 2020-06-02 UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet says pandemic exposing "endemic inequalities" around the world, cites death of George Floyd and higher death toll for ethnic minorities

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