Chile September 11, 1973

Soldiers guarding the Presidential Palace

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On September 11, 1973 the Chilean army, led by Pinochet, put an end to democracy in Chile. President Allende was one of the first victims of the regime that was established and maintained for 17 years through terrorism.

Chile 1970-1973
From the presidential elections in 1970 till the coup d'etat

The events on September 11, 1973 from 6:40 till 14:10

Reactions on the events of September 11, 1973

Documents on Chile and solidarity organizations in the collections of the IISH

Text: Huub Sanders
August 18, 2003