Armorial of Presidents of Chile

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Many of the Presidents of Chile have borne arms; largely via being part of the foreign Orders of Chivalry such as the Spanish Order of Isabella the Catholic and Order of Charles III, and the Danish Order of the Elephant, and the Swedish Order of the Seraphim.

Arms of the Presidents of Chile[edit]

Arms Name of President and Blazon
Coat of Arms of Mateo de Toro y Zambrano.svg Mateo de Toro Zambrano, President of the Government Junta, 1810-1811

Quarterly, first Argent and Or, sinister a pine tree Vert surrounded by two wolves salient, dexter a tower with three merlons Argent surmounted by two mullets Gules, a bull courant Gules; second Argent a pine tree vert surmounted by two mullets Gules; third Or three brooms proper, on a chief eleven bars Azure, Gules and Or; fourth Azure two lions Argent. For a crest, a Crown of Count (as Count of La Conquista) with an arm holding a sword in attack position.[1]

Fernando Márquez de la Plata, President of the Government Junta, 1811

No arms known

Francisco de la Lastra, 1st Supreme Director of Chile, 1814

Gules a triple-towered castle Argent masoned Sable and ajoure Azure on a slab Or, surrounded by a water furrow.[2]

Armas de la familia Carrera.jpg José Miguel Carrera, President of the Government Junta, 1814

Or, two oxen Gules, on a chief azure three mullets or.[3]

Arms of O'Higgins.svg Bernardo O'Higgins, 2nd Supreme Director of Chile, 1817–23

Argent, goutty of tar (Sable); on a fess Sable three towers Argent.[4]

Agustín Eyzaguirre, President of the Government Junta, 1823

Or, a tree proper and, at its base, a female wolf feeding two of its children.[5]

Freire de Andrade.svg Ramón Freire, 3rd Supreme Director and 1st President of Chile, 1827

Vert a bend Gules engouled into dragantes Or.[6]

Francisco Antonio Pinto, 2nd President of Chile, 1829

No arms known

José Joaquín Prieto, 3rd President of Chile, 1831-1841

No arms known

Manuel Bulnes, 4th President of Chile, 1841-1851

No arms known

Manuel Montt, 5th President of Chile, 1851-1861

No arms known

José Joaquín Pérez, 6th President of Chile, 1861-1871

No arms known

Federico Errázuriz Zañartu, 7th President of Chile, 1871-1876

No arms known

Aníbal Pinto, 8th President of Chile, 1876-1881

No arms known

Domingo Santa María, 9th President of Chile, 1881–86

No arms known

José Manuel Balmaceda, 10th President of Chile, 1886-1891

Gules, on a mount Argent a tower Or, with a nail Argent at the tower of tribute.[7]

Jorge Montt, 11th President of Chile, 1891-1896

No arms known

Federico Errázuriz Echaurren, 12th President of Chile, 1896-1901

No arms known

Germán Riesco, 13th President of Chile, 1901–06

No arms known

Pedro Montt, 14th President of Chile, 1906–10

No arms known

Ramón Barros Luco, 15th President of Chile, 1910-1915

No arms known

Coat of Arms of Juan Luis Sanfuentes (Order of Charles III).svg Juan Luis Sanfuentes, 16th President of Chile, 1915-1920

Quarterly, 1st and 4th Gules, two wolves sable; 2nd and 3rd Or, a boar sable brochant an oak tree Vert.

Arms of Alessandri Family.svg Arturo Alessandri, 17th President of Chile, 1920-1924/1925

Argent, a lion rampant and bend brochant over the all party Gules and Or.[8]

Coat of Arms of Emiliano Figueroa.svg Emiliano Figueroa, 18th President of Chile, 1925-1927

Or five fig leaves Vert in saltire.[9]

Generic Coat of Arms of the President of Chile (Chilean Order of Merit).svg Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, 19th President of Chile, 1927-1931

No arms known

Generic Coat of Arms of the President of Chile (Chilean Order of Merit).svg Juan Esteban Montero, 21st President of Chile, 1931–32

No arms known

Coat of Arms of Arturo Alessandri (Chilean Order of Merit).svg Coat of Arms of Arturo Alessandri (Order of the Dannebrog).svg Arturo Alessandri, 22nd President of Chile, 1932–38

Argent, a lion rampant and bend brochant over the all party Gules and Or.[8]

Pedro Aguirre Cerda, 22nd President of Chile, 1938–41

Party per fess, first chequy Argent and Sable, second Or a bend Gules with four mullets Gules, two at each side in fess position.

Generic Coat of Arms of the President of Chile (Chilean Order of Merit).svg Juan Antonio Ríos, 23st President of Chile, 1942–46

No arms known

Gabriel González Videla, 24th President of Chile, 1946–52

Argent, a castle proper ajoure Azure surrounded by two wolves Sable salient, surmounted by an eight ray star Gules.[10]

Generic Coat of Arms of the President of Chile (Chilean Order of Merit).svg Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, 25th President of Chile, 1952–58

No arms known

Coat of Arms of Jorge Alessandri (Order of Isabella the Catholic).svg Jorge Alessandri, 26th President of Chile, 1958–64

Argent, a lion rampant and bend brochant over the all party Gules and Or.[8]

Coat of Arms of Eduardo Frei (Chilean Order of Merit).svg Eduardo Frei Montalva, 27th President of Chile, 1964–70

Azure, a Fleur-de-Lys Or.

Salvador Allende, 28th President of Chile, 1970–73

Quarterly, 1st and 4th Vert a tower Or masoned Sable and ajure Azure, 2nd and 3rd Or a griffin rampant Gules.[11]

Coat of Arms of Augusto Pinochet.svg Augusto Pinochet, 29th President of Chile, 1974–90

Quarterly 1st Argent an eagle contournee Sable, 2nd and 3rd Gules a scarf in circle Argent, 4th Argent an eagle Sable.

Coat of Arms of Patricio Aylwin (Order of Charles III).svg Patricio Aylwin, 30th President of Chile, 1990–94

Argent, a fess nebulee Gules between three lions displayed Sable.

Coat of Arms of Eduardo Frei (Order of Isabella the Catholic).svg Eduardo Frei, 31st President of Chile, 1994–2000

Azure, a Fleur-de-Lys Or.

Coat of Arms of Ricardo Lagos (Order of Isabella the Catholic).svg Ricardo Lagos, 32nd President of Chile, 2000–2006

Or, six Bezants Sable.

Bachelier-b.jpg Michelle Bachelet, 33rd President of Chile, 2006–10

Argent, a pine tree Vert. (Family arms of Bachelet/Bachelier, France)

Coat of Arms of Sebastián Piñera (Order of Isabella the Catholic).svg Sebastián Piñera, 34th President of Chile, 2010–14

Or, above a terrace in base wavy Azure and Argent, a pine tree proper.

Coat of Arms of Michelle Bachelet (Order of Seraphim).svgCoat of Arms of Michelle Bachelet (Order of Charles III).svg Michelle Bachelet, 35th President of Chile, 2014–2018

Party per pale, 1st party per fess a mullet Argent Azure and Argent, 2nd Gules. (The national colours of Chile)

Coat of Arms of Sebastián Piñera (Order of Isabella the Catholic).svg Sebastián Piñera, 36th President of Chile, 2018–Present

Or, above a terrace in base wavy Azure and Argent, a pine tree proper.

See also[edit]


Other articles of the topic Heraldry and Vexillology : Asexual Flag, Armorial of the Communes of Seine-Saint-Denis
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References[edit]

  1. Eyzaguirre, Jaime (1951). El Conde de la Conquista. Editorial Jurídica de Chile. pp. 117–118. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  2. Espejo, Juan Luis. Nobiliario de la Antigua Capitania General de Chile. p. 150. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  3. Espejo, Juan Luis. Nobiliario de la Antigua Capitania General de Chile. p. 74. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  4. Espejo, Juan Luis. Nobiliario de la Antigua Capitania General de Chile. p. 178. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  5. Hernández, Marcelo Maella. "El Escudo de San Bernardo". Las Historias de Don Bernardo. Retrieved 28 August 2020.
  6. "Livro da Nobreza e Perfeiçam das Armas, armas da Silva, Albuquerque, Freire de Andrade, Almeida".
  7. Espejo, Juan Luis. Nobiliario de la Antigua Capitania General de Chile. p. 57. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Dannebrogordenens Våbenbog tome IX, 1926-1948. p. 193. Retrieved 28 August 2020. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  9. Espejo, Juan Luis. Nobiliario de la Antigua Capitania General de Chile. p. 108. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  10. Calvo, Carlos (1936). Nobiliario del Antiguo Virreynato del Río de la Plata. Volume IV. p. 331. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  11. "Allende". Historia y Genealogía Hispanoamericana. Retrieved 3 September 2020.


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