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Chile's first elected president after Pinochet, Patricio Aylwin, dies

Former Chilean president Patricio Aylwin has died aged 97. Aylwin was the first post-Pinochet dictatorship president and managed the transition to

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Chile's first elected president after Pinochet, Patricio Aylwin, dies

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Former Chilean president Patricio Aylwin has died aged 97. Aylwin was the first post-Pinochet dictatorship president and managed the transition to democracy after the General’s bloody 17-year rule, restoring faith in the elected office and cautiously moving Chile back to the political centre.