General Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte (born November 25, 1915) was ruler of Chile from 1973 to 1990. He assumed dictatorial power by not relenquishing martial law after, as Commander in Chief of Chile's armed forces, he successfully ousted from power Salvador Allende (a Marxist physician who had become the first Socialist to be elected President of Chile) in a deposement authorized by the Chilean Chamber of Deputies for, its Resolution asserted, Allende's repeated violations of the Chilean Constitution. (These two related-but-disparate events, the legislatively-authorized military removal of Allende, and the assumption of dictatorial power by Pinochet, are to this day still often confused and/or conflated as a lingering legacy of cold war propaganda in the Latin American theater.) ...more on Wikipedia about "Augusto Pinochet"
General Fernando Matthei Aubel represented the Air Force in the junta that ruled Chile from 1973 to 1990 after Gustavo Leigh was dismissed on 1978. Before he became a junta member, Matthei was the Minister of Health. Matthei was part of the junta from 1977 to 1989. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fernando Matthei"
Georgios Papadopoulos ( Greek ...more on Wikipedia about "George Papadopoulos"
General Gustavo Leigh Guzmán ( September 19, 1920- September 29, 1999) represented the Air Force in the junta that ruled Chile from 1973 to 1990 He was born in Santiago, son of Hernán Leigh Bañados and Laura Guzmán Cea. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gustavo Leigh"
General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq ( August 12 1924– August 17 1988) ruled Pakistan from 1977 to 1988. Zia-ul-Haq was the third person in the history of Pakistan to enforce martial law and halt civilian rule in the country. ...more on Wikipedia about "Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq"
Nikos Sampson ( 1935 – May 9 2001) was the coup d'état-installed dictator of Cyprus, after the overthrow of President Makarios in 1974. Sampson was a member of EOKA-B, which sought enosis (union) of Cyprus with the motherland Greece. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nikos Sampson"
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