• Peru became a country

    After San Martin ended Spanish rule in Chile in 1818, he captured the Peruvian port of Pisco in 1820. Shortly after, he evactuated Lima and on July 28, 1821, San Martin proclaimed the indepence of Peru.
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  • Peru became a democracy

  • Ollanta Humala

    Ollanta Humala was elected to be the president if Peru in 2011 beating Alberto Jujimori.
  • Marisol Espinoza becomes vice presdient

    Marisol Espinoza became the first vice president of Peru the same year Ollanta Humala became president. Before becoming vice president, Marisol Espinoza was Congresswoman representing Piura since 2006.