Francisco Garcia Calderon
Presidents of Peru
Peruvian people of Spanish descent
Peruvian people Forum
Francisco Garcia Calderon was a lawyer and president of Peru for a short seven-month period in 1881, during the War of the Pacific. His predecessor was Nicolas de Pierola, his successor was Lizardo Montero Flores. He established his name as an academic with his work on Peruvian Legislation Diccionario de la Legislacion Peruana.
Francisco Garcia Calderon was born in Arequipa on April 2, 1834 as the son of Judge Doctor Eduardo Garcia Calderon y Crespo and Ventura Landa y Guerola. He studied at the Colegio de la Independencia where he later worked as professor of Philosophy and Mathematics.
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