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Michelle Bachelet

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Michelle Bachelet's Biography

Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈtʃel vatʃeˈlet]; born September 29, 1951) is a Social Democrat politician who was President of Chile from 11 March 2006 to 11 March 2010. She was the first female president of her country. In September 2010 Bachelet was appointed as the head of UN Women by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden waves to the media before a meeting with Chile's President-elect Michelle Bachelet in Santiago
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden waves to the media before a meeting with Chile's President-elect Michelle Bachelet in Santiago
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