Hugo Miranda • Senator of the Republic of Chile
Hugo Miranda Ramírez (Santiago, December 1, 1921 – Vicuna, July 1, 2011) was a Chilean lawyer, politician, diplomat, deputy, senator, and Radical Party (PR) leader. Son of Jorge Miranda Herrera and Flor María Ramírez Jorquera, he studied at the Liceo Gregorio Cordovez de La Serena and later at the Faculty of Law of the University of Chile. He graduated as a lawyer (1948), with the memory of Political parties in the Chilean Constitutional Law. Hugo Miranda Senator Chile
During his collegiate years, he became involved in politics, joining the Radical Youth, of which he would become president in 1944. He became generalissimo in Gabriel González Videla’s political campaign two years later. He was the president of his alma mater’s Student Federation (1947 ).
In 1949 he was elected deputy for the first time (Fourth Departmental Group: La Serena, Coquimbo, Elqui, Ovalle, Combarbalá, and Illapel ), a position he was in re-elected three times: 1953, 1957, and 1961. From December 18, 1962, to April 12, 1964, he was president of the Chamber of Deputies.
He became a senator for Atacama and Coquimbo in 1965 and 1973, but his second term was left unfinished following the 1973 coup d’état. The dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet detained him in the Military School and later relegated him to Dawson Island. In 1975 Miranda was exiled to Venezuela, and from there, he went to Mexico, invited by the country’s government, where he settled. There he was director of the House of Chile. Hugo Miranda Senator Chile
With the return of democracy, Miranda returned to Chile, and in 1990 he was appointed ambassador to Mexico and later to the Dominican Republic. He was married to Cecilia Bachelet Pizarro, a former President Michelle Bachelet‘s father, Aviation General Alberto Bachelet. From the marriage, he had three children: Cecilia, Pilar, and Hugo.
In his last years, he lived in his field in Vicuna and was part of the Cooperativa Agrícola Pesquera Elqui Limitada (CAPEL). He died in Vicuna on July 1, 2011.
The Passport Hugo Miranda Senator Chile
The black leather-covered passport is an official type for deputies of the national congress. The condition is excellent, 24 pages, of which nine pages have entries. When this document was issued on 19 Aug 1957, Ramirez was 35 years old. There is also a US-B2 visa from the American embassy in Santiago. He entered the USA via Miami in Sep 1957. Hugo Miranda Senator Chile
A very nice document of a notable Chilean politician and diplomat.