Augusto Pinochet

Augusto Pinochet was the dictator of Chile from his coup on 11 September 1973 overthrowing Salvador Allende to the Chilean transition to democracy in 1990. During his regime between 1,200 people were killed, up to 80,000 were interred and as many as 30,000 were tortured by the government, By the time of his death on 10 December 2006 at the age of 91 there were still 300 criminal charges against him and he died without being convicted of any. The character Augusto is named after him and his coup symbolises Mechanikat's.