Patricio Aylwin

Birth Name: Patricio Aylwin Azócar

Date of Birth: 26 November, 1918

Place of Birth: Viña del Mar, Chile

Date of Death: 19 April, 2016

Place of Death: Santiago, Chile

Ethnicity: Chilean [Spanish, Indigenous], one eighth English, remote Portuguese

Patricio Aylwin was a Chilean politician, lawyer, author, professor, and senator. A member of the Christian Democratic Party, he served as President of Chile, from 11 March, 1990 to 11 March, 1994. He was also President of the Senate of Chile, from 12 January, 1971 to 22 May, 1972.

President Aylwin was the son of Laura Rosa Azócar Álvarez and Miguel Antonio Aylwin Gajardo. His brother was lawyer, activist, and politician Andrés Aylwin. He was married to Leonor Oyarzún (Leonor Oyarzún Ivanovic), until his death, with whom he had five children. Their granddaughter is actress Paz Bascuñán.

President Aylwin’s paternal grandfather was Ricardo Patricio Aylwin Fernández (the son of Richard Camille Aylwin Juelmes and Martina Fernández Brito). Ricardo was born in Constitución, Región del Maule. Richard was born in London, England, the son of Robert Aylwin Patrick and Elizabeth Juelmes. Martina was the daughter of Manuel Fernández and Rosalía Brito.

President Aylwin’s paternal grandmother was Domitila Gajardo Valenzuela (the daughter of Miguel María Gajardo Valenzuela and Trinidad Valenzuela Cervero). Domitila was born in Putú, Constitución.

President Aylwin’s maternal grandfather was Eliseo Azócar Ferrada (the son of Pedro Fernando Azócar Pinochet and Margarita Ferrada Rodríguez). Eliseo was born in Parral. Pedro was the son of Fernando Azócar Azócar and Martina Pinochet Orellana. Margarita was the daughter of Severino Ferrada Arias and Concepción Rodríguez Landaeta.

President Aylwin’s maternal grandmother was Eloísa Álvarez Montero (the daughter of José Luis Álvarez de la Fuente and María del Carmen Montero González). Eloísa was born in Vichuquén, Maule. José was the son of Pedro Antonio Alvarez Jurado, who was born in Mendoza, Argentina, and of Gregoria de la Fuente y de la Fuente. María was the daughter of José Antonio Montero Rojas, and of a woman surnamed González.

Source: Genealogy of Patricio Aylwin –

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