Augusto Pinochet’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 25, 1915

Death Date

December 10, 2006

Age of Death

91 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack


World Leader

The world leader Augusto Pinochet died at the age of 91. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Leader of the military junta that overthrew Chile’s government in 1973 and came to govern the nation with an iron fist until 1990. He moved the Chilean economy towards the free market and privatized hundred of state-controlled industries.

He had two sons and three daughters with his wife Maria Lucía Hiriart Rodríguez.



“Sometimes democracy must be bathed in blood.” (Augusto Pinochet)


“I’m not a dictator. It’s just that I have a grumpy face.” (Augusto Pinochet)


“During 65 years, I have walked the path of duty and discipline… And today, looking back at that long path of service, my soldier’s heart stirs and murmurs from deep within: Thank you. Thank you, my homeland.” (Augusto Pinochet)


“I regret and suffer those losses, but it’s God’s will. He will pardon me if I committed excesses, but I don’t think I did.” (Augusto Pinochet)