Pinochet, Augusto

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Augusto Pinochet
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Name
Pinochet, Augusto Gender: M
Augusto Pinochet Ugarte
born on 25 November 1915 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )
Place Santiago, Chile, 33s27, 70w40
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Conflicting/unverified
Rodden Rating DD
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 02°40' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 19°10 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 15°52'



Biography

Chilean dictator who took Allende out of Chile's presidency and installed himself for many years, one of the most cruel, ruthless, right-wing rulers this side of the Equator. For 17 years he maintained a fiercely repressive rule before leaving power. From the time he took over in 1973 in a U.S. backed military coup, the man in the ominous dark glasses devised a series of legal barriers to protect himself from any unpleasant consequences. His armed forces killed or "disappeared" more than 3,000 people, but in 1978, Pinochet pushed through an amnesty law that shielded him and his henchmen from prosecution. His own 1980 Constitution gave him another title: senator for life.

In October 1998 he landed in London, his favorite foreign country, where he shopped, visited and had tea with his old friend, former prime minister Margaret with Thatcher. But then his back flared up and he was forced to have emergency surgery on October 9. On October 16, Scotland Yard detectives presented the heavily sedated man with a Spanish arrest warrant. Since then, he has been heavily guarded, the first head of state who has ever been arrested outside of his own country.

A Spanish judge had sent an order for his extradition in order that Pinochet be judged in Spain for ordering the execution of many Spanish citizens who were living in Chile during his terrifying reign. Chile is divided; many demonstrators picketed in front of the London clinic, chanting leftist "words of order" such as "the people, united, shall never be defeated." Thatcher pronounced herself against the extradition and Pinochet himself claimed that, as a perpetual senator, he has immunity and that a prison sentence is illegal. Embroiled in legal entanglements, he found that there are fewer and fewer places to hide in an international village.

On October 28, the High Court in London ruled that Pinochet is immune from prosecution in British courts and ordered the British government to pay the former Chilean dictator's legal costs of $560,000. They threw out the two Spanish arrest warrants. The ruling was based on the principle "that one sovereign state will not impugn another in relation to its sovereign acts."

On 11/25/1998, British Justice denied Pinochet his diplomatic immunity, so the deporting process to Spain may proceed. This is an important first event that paves the way for a future in which no dictator or war criminal may hide in exile. His extradition hearing began on 6/04/1999. In October 1999 a ruling passed that he could be extradited on torture charges.

On 12/01/2000, news reports announced that Pinochet is under house arrest in Chili for war crimes.

The dictator died at age 91 on December 10, 2006 in Santiago, Chile. His death came at 2:15 PM according to his physician as quoted in the New York Times. Pinochet had been hospitalized a week prior after he suffered a heart attack and had undergone an angioplasty.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • opponent/rival/enemy relationship with Palme, Olof (born 30 January 1927)

Events

  • Work : Begin Major Project 1973 (Military coup)
  • Crime : Homicide Perpetration 1978 (Up to 3,000 people "disappeared")
  • Crime : Trial dates October 1998 (Immune from prosecution)
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  • Health : Medical procedure 9 October 1998 (Emergency back surgery)
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  • Crime : Trial dates 25 November 1998 (Denied diplomatic immunity)
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  • Crime : Trial dates 4 June 1999 (Extradition hearing)
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  • Health : Medical procedure 2006 (angioplasty)
  • Death by Disease 10 December 2006 at 2:15 PM in Santiago, Chile (Age 91, after angioplasty, in Chile)
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Source Notes

Marcello Borges quotes a friend who lives in Chile, "data used by local astrologers."

A local magazine and another colleague gave "Sag rising," which computes to a time between 4:25 and 6:23 AM.

David Keston also finds November 25, 1918 at 7:13 PM, Valparaiso, and 7:30 PM, Santiago, Chili.

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Surgery (Back)
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Homicide by order (Mass killed up to 3,000 people)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Politics : Heads of state (Chilean dictator)
  • Notable : Famous : Newsmaker

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