Peru ranks 1,635th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Belfort, Saluzzo, and Olsztyn. Memorable people born in Peru include Huáscar, Sayri Túpac, and Marcos Calderón. Memorable people who died in Peru include Martin de Porres and Eduardo López de Romaña. Peru has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many religious figures and politicians. Peru is located in Peru.
Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the south and west by the Pacific Ocean. Peru is a megadiverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific coastal region in the west to the peaks of the Andes mountains extending from the north to the southeast of the country to the tropical Amazon Basin rainforest in the east with the Amazon river. Peru has a population of 33 million, and its capital and largest city is Lima. At 1.28 million km2, Peru is the 19th largest country in the world, and the third largest in South America. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1490 and 1954, Peru was the birth place of 7 globally memorable people, including Huáscar, Sayri Túpac, and Marcos Calderón. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Peru including Martin de Porres and Eduardo López de Romaña.
1490 - 1533
1535 - 1561
1928 - 1987
1908 - 1957
1836 - 1894
1906 - Present
1954 - 1987
Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 4 globally memorable people born in Peru since 1700.