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Famous Politicians from Peru

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List of famous politicians from Peru, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Peruvian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Peruvian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Peru and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Peru, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

You can rank all of these politicians, from José de la Riva-Agüero y Osma to Marisol Espinoza.

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  • 1
    Agustín Gamarra

    Agustín Gamarra

    Dec. at 56 (1785-1841)

    BirthplaceCusco, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Agustín Gamarra Messia (August 27, 1785 – November 18, 1841) was a Peruvian soldier and... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Alberto Bustamante Belaunde

    Alberto Bustamante Belaunde

    Dec. at 58 (1950-2008)

    BirthplaceArequipa, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    José Alberto Bustamante Belaúnde (September 12, 1950 in Arequipa – February 7, 2008 in Lima)... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Alberto Fujimori

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    NationalityJapan, Peru

    Alberto Fujimori Fujimori (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈβeɾto fuxiˈmoɾi]; Japanese: [ɸɯʑiꜜmoɾi];... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Alejandro Toledo

    BirthplaceCabana, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Alejandro Celestino Toledo Manrique (Spanish: [aleˈxandɾo toˈleðo]; born 28 March 1946) is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Andrés Avelino Cáceres

    Andrés Avelino Cáceres

    Dec. at 87 (1836-1923)

    BirthplaceAyacucho, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Andrés Avelino Cáceres Dorregaray (November 10, 1836 – October 10, 1923) served as the... more on Wikipedia
  • 6

    Antonio Arenas

    Dec. at 83 (1808-1891)

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Antonio Arenas Merino (July 13, 1808, Lima – December 27, 1891 ) served as the Interim... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Antonio Cornejo Polar

    Antonio Cornejo Polar

    Dec. at 61 (1936-1997)

    BirthplaceArequipa, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Antonio Cornejo-Polar (1936–1997) was a Peruvian-born academic, teacher, literature and... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Antonio Gutiérrez de la Fuente

    Antonio Gutiérrez de la Fuente

    Dec. at 82 (1796-1878)

    NationalityPeru

    Antonio Gutiérrez de la Fuente (1796–1878) was a Peruvian politician who also served in the... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Antonio Salinas y Castañeda

    Antonio Salinas y Castañeda

    Dec. at 64 (1810-1874)

    BirthplacePeru

    NationalityPeru

    Antonio de Salinas Varona y Castañeda (1810–1874) was a wealthy Peruvian landowner and... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Daniel Abugattás

    Daniel Abugattás

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceArequipa, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Daniel Fernando Abugattás Majluf (born 14 April 1955 in Arequipa) is a Peruvian businessman... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    David Samanez Ocampo

    David Samanez Ocampo

    Dec. at 81 (1866-1947)

    BirthplaceCusco, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    David Samanez Ocampo (4 November 1865 – 13 July 1947)1, the son of José Samanez, served as... more on Wikipedia
  • 12

    Federico Salas

    Age: 69

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Luis Federico Salas Guevara Schultz (born 4 September 1950, Lima) is a Peruvian politician. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Fernando Belaúnde Terry

    Fernando Belaúnde Terry

    Dec. at 90 (1912-2002)

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Fernando Belaúnde Terry was President of Peru for two non-consecutive terms. Deposed by a... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Fernando Olivera

    Age: 61

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Fernando Olivera Vega (born in Lima on July 26, 1958) is a Peruvian politician and leader of... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Francisco García Calderón

    Francisco García Calderón

    Dec. at 71 (1834-1905)

    BirthplaceArequipa, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Francisco García Calderón Landa (April 2, 1834 – September 21, 1905) was a lawyer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Francisco Morales Bermúdez

    BirthplaceDVD Region 4, South America, Lima, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Francisco Morales Bermúdez Cerruti (born October 4, 1921) is a Peruvian general who served as... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Francisco Xavier de Luna Pizarro

    Francisco Xavier de Luna Pizarro

    Dec. at 75 (1780-1855)

    BirthplaceArequipa, Peru

    NationalitySpain, Peru

    Francisco Xavier de Luna Pizarro (November 3, 1780 – February 2, 1855) was a Peruvian priest... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Guido Lombardi

    Guido Lombardi

    Age: 70

    BirthplaceTacna, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Guido Ricardo Lombardi Elías (born 9 December 1949, in Tacna, Peru) is a Peruvian journalist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Guillermo Billinghurst

    Guillermo Billinghurst

    Dec. at 64 (1851-1915)

    BirthplaceArica, Chile

    NationalityPeru

    Guillermo Enrique Billinghurst Angulo (Arica, July 27, 1851 – Iquique, June 28, 1915) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Hipólito Unanue

    Hipólito Unanue

    Dec. at 78 (1755-1833)

    BirthplaceArica, Chile

    NationalityPeru

    José Hipólito Unanue y Pavón (August 13, 1755–July 15, 1833) was a physician, naturalist,... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Jim Himes

    Jim Himes

    Age: 53

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    NationalityUnited States of America, Peru

    James Andrew Himes (born July 5, 1966) is an American businessman and U.S. Representative for... more on Wikipedia
  • 22

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    Jorge Alfonso Alejandro del Castillo Gálvez (born July 2, 1950) is a Peruvian lawyer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    José Bernardo de Tagle y Portocarrero, Marquis of Torre Tagle

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    José Bernardo de Tagle y Portocarrero, the iv Marquis of Torre Tagle (21 March 1779, Lima – 26... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    José Bustamante y Rivero

    José Bustamante y Rivero

    Dec. at 95 (1894-1989)

    BirthplaceArequipa, Peru

    NationalityPeru

    José Luis Bustamante y Rivero (January 15, 1894 – January 11, 1989) was a lawyer, writer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    José de la Mar

    José de la Mar

    Dec. at 52 (1778-1830)

    BirthplaceCuenca, Ecuador

    NationalityPeru

    José Domingo de la Merced de la Mar y Cortázar (May 12, 1778 – October 11, 1830) was a Spanish... more on Wikipedia