Liberalism in Peru
This article gives an overview of liberalism in Peru. It is limited to liberal parties with substantial support, mainly proved by having had a representation in parliament. The sign means a reference to another party in that scheme. For inclusion in this scheme it isn't necessary so that parties labeled themselves as a liberal party.
Traditional liberalism wasn't successful in Peru. From time to time there existed more or less liberal parties. The Popular Action (Accion Popular) and the Union for Peru (Union por el Peru) are nowadays more or less liberal parties.
1884: Nicolas de Pierola founded the Democratic Party (Partido Democrata), which comes to power in 1895.
1920s: The party disappeared.
1891: Manuel Gonzalez Prada and others established the progressive liberal National Union (National Union).
1900: a faction seceded as the Liberal Party.
1901: The party disappeared.
1900: Augusto Durand left the National Union and formed the Liberal Party (Partido Liberal).
1925: The party disappeared.
1956: The Popular Action (Accion Popular) is formed. This partt developed under its leader Fernando Belaunde Terry into a conservative liberal party.
1974: The party is banned.
1976: The party is reconstituted.
1987: Mario Vargas Llosa formed the Liberty Movement (Movimiento Libertad). The party is also known as Liberal Party (Partido Liberal).
Union for Peru
1994: Former UN secretary general Javier Perez de Cuellar established the Union for Peru (Union por el Peru), a centre left more or less liberal party.
In the Contributions to liberal theory the following Peruvian thinker is included:
Hernando de Soto (1941- )
History of Peru
Politics of Peru
List of political parties in Peru
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