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Hugo Eugenio Ballesteros Reyes (3 January 1931 – 7 April 2019) was a Chilean politician and diplomat.

Born in Santiago, he studied law at the Universidad de Chile's campus in Valparaíso. He served as a member of the Chamber of Deputies (1957–1969) and the Senate (1969–1973). In 1964 he was also a member of his country's delegation to the United Nations General Assembly. [1]

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Ballesteros Reyes died of brain cancer in Valparaíso, at the age of 88. [2]

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  2. "Fallece Hugo Eugenio Ballesteros Reyes (QEPD) ex Senador y Diputado DC". Fortín Mapocho (in Spanish). 7 April 2019. Retrieved 8 April 2019.