Salvador Allende, was born in June 26, 1908. He was the first Marxist leader of a nation (Chile) to gain power through democratic process. Allende was murder on September 11, 1973 by the Pinochet lead coup d’teat supported by the CIA.
“Â¡Viva Chile! Â¡Viva el pueblo! Â¡Vivan los trabajadores!”
(“Long live Chile! Long live the people! Long live the workers!”) â€” last known words (in a radio broadcast on the morning of September 11, 1973)