José Toribio Merino, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


José Toribio Merino

Chilean politician and admiral

Date of Birth: 14-Dec-1915

Place of Birth: La Serena, Coquimbo Region, Chile

Date of Death: 30-Aug-1996

Profession: military personnel, politician

Nationality: Chile

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About José Toribio Merino

  • José Toribio Merino Castro (December 14, 1915 – August 30, 1996) was a Chilean admiral who was one of the principal leaders of the 1973 Chilean coup d'état, along with General Augusto Pinochet of the Army, General Gustavo Leigh of the Air Force, and General César Mendoza of the Carabineros (national police).
  • Together they established a military government that ruled Chile from 1973 until 1990.

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