Mercedes Aráoz

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Mercedes Rosalba Aráoz Fernández (born 5 August 1961) is a Peruvian economist, professor, and politician who served as Second Vice President of Peru from 2016 to 2020. At the beginning of her political career, she served as Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism from 2006 to July 2009, after which she was appointed briefly as Minister of Production, and finally as Minister of Economy and Finance, all portfolios under the second presidency of Alan García.At the 2016 general election, Aráoz ran for the Second Vice Presidency along Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Martin Vizcarra in the Peruvians for Change ticket, being ultimately elected in a tight run-off against Keiko Fujimori's Popular Force ticket. Simultaneously, she was elected to Congress for the 2016–2021 term. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mercedes Aráoz has received more than 166,145 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Mercedes Aráoz is the 13,855th most popular politician (down from 12,808th in 2019), the 127th most popular biography from Peru and the 68th most popular Peruvian Politician.

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Among politicians, Mercedes Aráoz ranks 13,855 out of 15,710Before her are Navin Ramgoolam, Barbara Hendricks, Ben Chifley, Gualberto do Rosário, Herbert H. Lehman, and Nick Leeson. After her are Omar Ibrahim Ghalawanji, William H. Webster, Arnaud Montebourg, Manasseh Sogavare, John Adams Dix, and Iñaki Azkuna.

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Among people born in 1961, Mercedes Aráoz ranks 346Before her are Saskia Esken, Stjepan Deverić, Keiko Matsui, Sam Robards, Katy Garbi, and Ann Coulter. After her are Simone Young, João Pinto, Zlatko Saračević, Corrado Fabi, Yury Onufriyenko, and Suniel Shetty.

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Among people born in Peru, Mercedes Aráoz ranks 127 out of 196Before her are Justiniano Borgoño (1836), Nathalie Kelley (1985), David Samanez Ocampo (1866), Juan Crisóstomo Torrico (1808), César Villanueva (1946), and Alberto Soria (1906). After her are Jorge Góngora (1906), Christian Meier (1970), Percy Rojas (1949), Nicolás Fuentes (1941), Miguel Ángel Loayza (1940), and Jorge Del Castillo (1950).

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Among politicians born in Peru, Mercedes Aráoz ranks 68Before her are Domingo Nieto (1803), Gustavo Jiménez (1886), Justiniano Borgoño (1836), David Samanez Ocampo (1866), Juan Crisóstomo Torrico (1808), and César Villanueva (1946). After her are Jorge Del Castillo (1950), Ronald Gamarra Herrera (1958), Pedro Cateriano (1958), Vicente Zeballos (1963), Cecilia Tait (1962), and Ana Jara (1968).

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