Michelle Bachelet

Official portrait, 2014
Commemoration of Orlando Letelier, a former Chilean minister, who was assassinated by Pinochet's secret police in Washington, D.C. in 1976
Bachelet, as Minister of Defense, meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in 2002
Bachelet during a television debate in 2005
Bachelet waving with other leaders at the inauguration ceremony in Valparaíso
Bachelet with former presidents Eduardo Frei and Ricardo Lagos during the inauguration of the Museum of Memory and Human Rights in January 2010.
Bachelet with former Argentine president Néstor Kirchner
Bachelet with Evo Morales and Lula da Silva at a Union of South American Nations summit in 2008
Job-approval ratings. Blue is approval; red is disapproval.
Senate President Isabel Allende, Bachelet and former president Sebastián Piñera on inauguration day at the National Congress, 11 March 2014
Claudia Pascual being appointed Minister of Women and Gender Equality, by President Bachelet, on 3 June 2016
President Bachelet with the Engel Commission, 23 February 2015
President Bachelet with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in 2015
As Dame of the Seraphim (Sweden)
As Grand Master of the Chilean Order of Merit (Chile)
As Dame of the Order of Charles III (Spain)

Chilean politician who has served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights since 2018.

- Michelle Bachelet

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2013 Chilean general election

General elections were held in Chile on 17 November 2013, including presidential, parliamentary and regional elections.

All nine candidates during the Anatel debate.
Ballot used in the first round
Ballot used in the runoff
Ballot used in the Senate election in Coquimbo region.
Ballot used in the deputies election.
Ballot used in the regional board election in Magallanes province

In the presidential election, former president Michelle Bachelet fell short of the absolute majority needed for an outright win.

2005–06 Chilean general election

General elections were held in Chile on Sunday, 11 December 2005 to elect the president and members of the National Congress.

June/July 2005 opinion poll results
October/November 2005 opinion poll results
December 2005/January 2006 opinion poll results
Strength of Bachelet's vote by administrative region. A deeper magenta indicates a higher percentage of the vote obtained by Bachelet in that region.

None of the four presidential candidates received an absolute majority, leading to a runoff election between the top two candidates — Michelle Bachelet from the Coalition of Parties for Democracy and Sebastián Piñera from National Renewal — on Sunday, 15 January 2006.

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Department of the Secretariat of the United Nations that works to promote and protect human rights that are guaranteed under international law and stipulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948.

Navi Pillay (centre), High Commissioner for Human Rights from 2008 to 2014

The current High Commissioner is Michelle Bachelet of Chile, who succeeded Zeid Raad Al Hussein of Jordan on 1 September 2018.

President of Chile

Head of state and head of government of the Republic of Chile.

Juan Antonio Ríos voting in the 1942 election, where he was elected as President.
Both Michelle Bachelet (center) and Sebastián Piñera (right) were elected president for two non-consecutive terms.
President Patricio Aylwin (in office 1990–1994) wearing the presidential sash in his official portrait.
The O'Higgins Pioche.
Ford Galaxie 500, the presidential car used in ceremonies.
Ford Galaxie 500 carrying Sebastián Piñera on Navy Day 2011

Chile's first female president, Michelle Bachelet, was in office from 2006 to 2010 and again from 2014 to 2018.

UN Women

United Nations entity working for gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, former Executive Director of UN Women
UN Women and UNICEF staff participating in the IWD 2014 parade. Photo: UN Women/Marni Gilbert
Sustainable Development Goal #5: Gender Equality

Former President of Chile Michelle Bachelet was the inaugural executive director, and Sima Sami Bahous is the current executive director.

Socialist Party of Chile

Centre-left political party.

Chilean Socialist Party figures, 1940 (Marmaduke Grove in center)
1973 election poster for PS candidate Fidelma Allende. Slogan reads 'Against the Black Market - Forward with the Socialists'.
Camilo Escalona, three times president of the Socialist Party: 1994–1998, 2000–2003, and 2006–2010
Michelle Bachelet with the presidential flag

Socialist Michelle Bachelet won the 2005–06 Chilean presidential election.

Ricardo Lagos

Chilean lawyer, economist and social-democratic politician who served as president of Chile from 2000 to 2006.

Lagos in 1969
Lagos visits Paniahue in 2001
Lagos in 2006
Lagos arrives at the inauguration of his successor, Michelle Bachelet
As Grand Master of the Chilean Order of Merit (Attributed)
As Knight of the Collar of the Order of Isabella the Catholic (Attributed)

He was succeeded on 11 March 2006 by Socialist Michelle Bachelet, from the same coalition.

Sebastián Piñera

Chilean billionaire businessman and politician who served as president of Chile from 2010 to 2014 and again from 2018 to 2022.

Official portrait, 2018
Before entering politics, Piñera was a businessman.
Piñera celebrates victory alongside wife and family in 2010.
Piñera meeting with Michelle Bachelet during the presidential transition
Piñera with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Santiago, 23 March 2019
Piñera with David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, outside 10 Downing Street, London
Piñera's campaign logo in the second round of the election
Piñera receives the presidential sash from Senate President Jorge Pizarro at the National Congress of Chile on 11 March 2010.
Piñera's official portrait for his first term as president
Sebastián Piñera and his Council of Ministers in Chile's Palacio de Cerro Castillo
Piñera with U.S President Barack Obama.
Levels of approval (blue) and disapproval (red) of Piñera's term from 2010 to 2014, according to the Adimark survey. Piñera left office in March 2014 with an approval rating of 50%
President Piñera receives presidential sash and the O'Higgins Pioche for the second time, 11 March 2018
President Piñera meets with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Piñera and Morel in February 2012
As Grand Master of the Chilean Order of Merit
As Knight of the Collar of the Order of Isabella the Catholic

A member of the liberal conservative National Renewal party, he served as a senator for the East Santiago district from 1990 to 1998, running for the presidency in the 2005 election, which he lost to Michelle Bachelet, and again, successfully, in 2010.

National Renewal (Chile)

Liberal conservative political party in Chile.

Emblem used 2001–2002.
Emblem used 2005–2009.
Emblem used 2009–2012.
Emblem used since 2014.

In the first round on 11 December, Piñera obtained 25.4% of the vote, which was enough to send him to the run-off on 15 January 2006 with Michelle Bachelet.

Michèle Morgan

French film actress, who was a leading lady for three decades in both French cinema and Hollywood features.

A publicity photo for The Chase
From the trailer for The Vintage (1957)
Morgan in 1995

The former President of Chile Michelle Bachelet was named after Michèle Morgan.