Andrés Allamand Zavala (born February 7, 1956), a Chilean politician, is the founder and one of the past leaders of Renovación Nacional.[1] He is of French, and Basque[2] descent. On January 14, 2011 he was named Minister of Defense by president Sebastián Piñera. He was sworn in on January 16, 2011 and left office on November 5, 2012. Allamand is a member of the Inter-American Dialogue.[3]

Andrés Allamand Zavala
Andrés Allamand Zavala.jpg
Defense Minister of Chile
In office
January 16, 2011 (2011-01-16) – November 5, 2012 (2012-11-05)
Preceded byJaime Ravinet de la Fuente
Succeeded byRodrigo Hinzpeter
Senator of Chile
For Los Rios Region
In office
March 11, 2006 (2006-03-11) – January 16, 2011 (2011-01-16)
Preceded byMarco Cariola Barroilhet
Succeeded byCarlos Larraín Peña
Personal details
BornSantiago, Chile

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Curriculum of Senator Andrés Allamand". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  2. ^ http://www.genealog.cl/Apellidos/Aguirre/
  3. ^ "Inter-American Dialogue | Experts". www.thedialogue.org. Retrieved 2017-04-11.

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