Andrés Allamand

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Allamand and the second or maternal family name is Zavala.
Andrés Allamand Zavala
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Defense Minister of Chile
In office
January 16, 2011 – November 5, 2012
Preceded by Jaime Ravinet de la Fuente
Succeeded by Rodrigo Hinzpeter
Senator of Chile
For Los Rios Region
In office
March 11, 2006 – January 16, 2011
Preceded by Marco Cariola Barroilhet
Succeeded by Carlos Larraín Peña
Personal details
Born Santiago, Chile

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]


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