Raul Silva Henriquez

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Birthday
27, 1907
Birthplace
Chile
Death Date
Apr 9, 1999 (91)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
27, 1907
Birthplace
Chile
Death Date
Apr 9, 1999 (91)

About

Chilean Cardinal of the Catholic Church who served as the archbishop of Santiago from 1961 to 1983.

Before Fame

He received his PhD in law from the Catholic University of Chile.

Trivia

He put his life at risk by being an outspoken opponent of Augusto Pinochet, the military dictator of Chile from 1973 to 1990.

Family Life

He was the 16th of 19 children.

Associated With

He participated in the papal conclave of October 1978, which selected Pope John Paul II.