The Most Famous

MILITARY PERSONNELS from Peru

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This page contains a list of the greatest Peruvian Military Personnels. The pantheon dataset contains 1,466 Military Personnels, 2 of which were born in Peru. This makes Peru the birth place of the 66th most number of Military Personnels behind Sri Lanka and Haiti.

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The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the most legendary Peruvian Military Personnels of all time. This list of famous Peruvian Military Personnels is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity.

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1. Andrés Avelino Cáceres (1836 - 1923)

With an HPI of 63.07, Andrés Avelino Cáceres is the most famous Peruvian Military Personnel.  His biography has been translated into 28 different languages on wikipedia.

Andrés Avelino Cáceres Dorregaray (November 10, 1836 – October 10, 1923) served as the President of Peru three times during the 19th century, from 1881 to 1882 as the 34th President of Peru, then from 1886 to 1890 as the 36th President of Peru, and again from 1894 to 1895 as the 38th President of Peru. In Peru, he is considered a national hero for leading the resistance to Chilean occupation during the War of the Pacific (1879–1883), where he fought as a General in the Peruvian Army.

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2. Miguel Grau Seminario (1834 - 1879)

With an HPI of 61.54, Miguel Grau Seminario is the 2nd most famous Peruvian Military Personnel.  His biography has been translated into 15 different languages.

Miguel María Grau Seminario() (27 July 1834 – 8 October 1879) is the most renowned Peruvian naval officer and hero of the Naval Battle of Angamos during the War of the Pacific (1879–1884). He was known as el Caballero de los Mares (Spanish for "Gentleman of the Seas") for his kind and chivalrous treatment of defeated enemies and is esteemed by both Peruvians and Chileans. He is an iconic figure for the Peruvian Navy, and one of the most famous merchant marine and naval military leaders of the Americas.

Pantheon has 2 people classified as military personnels born between 1834 and 1836. Of these 2, none of them are still alive today. The most famous deceased military personnels include Andrés Avelino Cáceres and Miguel Grau Seminario. As of October 2020, 1 new military personnels have been added to Pantheon including Miguel Grau Seminario.

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