Manuel Baquedano

Manuel Baquedano

Manuel Jesús Baquedano González (January 1, 1823 – September 30, 1897) was a Chilean soldier and Chief of Government, who served as Commander-in-chief of the Army during the War of the Pacific. Manuel Baquedano was of Basque descent.

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... In April 1889, President José Manuel Balmaceda sent him on a mission to Europe, from which he returned in November 1890 ... During the Chilean Civil War, Baquedano did not side with either political party ... On August 29, 1891, Balmaceda officially handed power to General Baquedano, who maintained order in Santiago until the arrival of the congressional leaders on ...

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