Peru ranks 3,883rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Brzeg, Rafaela, and Jeju City. Memorable people born in Peru include Huáscar and Sayri Túpac. Memorable people who died in Peru include Martin de Porres and Eduardo López de Romaña. Peru has been the birth place of many 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 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 vertically extending from the north to the southeast of the country to the tropical Amazon Basin rainforest in the east with the Amazon river. 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 1535, Peru was the birth place of 2 globally memorable people, including Huáscar and Sayri Túpac. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Peru including Martin de Porres and Eduardo López de Romaña.