Juan Velasco Alvarado

1910 - 1977

Juan Velasco Alvarado

Juan Francisco Velasco Alvarado (June 16, 1910 – December 24, 1977) was a left-wing Peruvian general turned dictator who served as the 58th President of Peru during the dictatorship from 1968 to 1975 under the title "[1st] President of the Revolutionary Government of the Armed Forces". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan Velasco Alvarado has received more than 166,893 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,382nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Juan Velasco Alvarado ranks 5,349 out of 14,801Before him are Jan Tschichold, Emperor Shijō, Cleomenes II, Abd al-Hafid of Morocco, Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus, and Olaf I of Denmark. After him are Agostino Barbarigo, Alfonso Jordan, Gerberga of Saxony, Neferure, Michael Shishman of Bulgaria, and Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle.

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Among people born in 1910, Juan Velasco Alvarado ranks 63Before him are Miguel Najdorf, John Sturges, Karel Zeman, Farid al-Atrash, Barthélemy Boganda, and Shunichi Kumai. After him are Dorothy Vaughan, August Landmesser, Said bin Taimur, Johan Ferrier, Miguel Hernández, and Ferdinand Daučík. Among people deceased in 1977, Juan Velasco Alvarado ranks 53Before him are Lee Miller, Sepp Herberger, Oskar Morgenstern, Stephen Boyd, Tom Pryce, and Hans Martin Sutermeister. After him are Paul Desmond, Edmond Hamilton, Bruno Streckenbach, Clementine Churchill, Yevgenia Ginzburg, and Carlos Pace.

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Among people born in Peru, Juan Velasco Alvarado ranks 25 out of 124Before him are Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539), Teófilo Cubillas (1949), Túpac Huallpa (1510), César Vallejo (1892), Abimael Guzmán (1934), and Titu Cusi (1535). After him are Sayri Túpac (1535), Sinchi Roca (1230), Yawar Waqaq (1380), Claudio Pizarro (1978), Fernando Belaúnde Terry (1912), and Mayta Cápac (1290).

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Among politicians born in Peru, Juan Velasco Alvarado ranks 13Before him are Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (1938), Manco Inca Yupanqui (1512), Huáscar (1490), Topa Inca Yupanqui (1441), Túpac Huallpa (1510), and Titu Cusi (1535). After him are Sayri Túpac (1535), Sinchi Roca (1230), Yawar Waqaq (1380), Fernando Belaúnde Terry (1912), Mayta Cápac (1290), and Ollanta Humala (1962).

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