Ántero Flores Aráoz

President of the Council of Ministers of Peru

Ántero Flores Aráoz Esparza (born 28 February 1942) is a Peruvian lawyer and politician. In November 2020, he became the Prime Minister of Peru.[1] He resigned on 15 November 2020, just five days into the role. Once a prominent member and leader of the Christian People's Party, he left and founded the Order Party in order to run for the presidency at the 2016 general election, in which he placed tenth and last with 0.4% of the popular vote.[2][3][4]

Ántero Flores Aráoz

Prime Minister of Peru
In office
11 November 2020 – 15 November 2020
PresidentManuel Merino
Francisco Sagasti
Preceded byWalter Martos
Succeeded byVioleta Bermúdez
Minister of Defense
In office
20 December 2007 – 11 July 2009
PresidentAlan García
Prime MinisterJorge Del Castillo
Yehude Simon
Preceded byAllan Wagner
Succeeded byRafael Rey
President of Congress
In office
26 July 2004 – 26 July 2005
Preceded byHenry Pease
Succeeded byMarcial Ayaipoma
Member of Congress
In office
26 July 1995 – 26 July 2006
ConstituencyLima
Member of the Democratic Constituent Congress
In office
26 November 1992 – 26 July 1995
ConstituencyNational
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
In office
26 July 1990 – 5 April 1992
ConstituencyLima
Lima City Councilman
In office
1 January 1987 – 31 December 1989
President of the Order Political Party
In office
23 April 2009 – 13 July 2017
President of the Christian People's Party
In office
18 December 1999 – 18 December 2003
Preceded byLuis Bedoya Reyes
Succeeded byLourdes Flores
Personal details
Born
Ántero Flores Aráoz Esparza

(1942-02-28) 28 February 1942 (age 81)
Lima, Peru
Nationality Peruvian
Political partyIndependent (2017-present)
Other political
affiliations
Order (2009-2017)
Christian People's Party (1980-2007)
Spouse(s)Ana María Cedrón Brandariz
Children3
Alma materPontifical Catholic University of Peru
National University of San Marcos (LL.B.)
Occupation
  • Lawyer
  • politician
Nickname(s)"The lesbian dinosaur"

From 2004 to 2005, he was President of the Congress of the Republic of Peru. He also was Minister of Defence between 2007 to 2009.

Biography change

Son of Ántero Flores-Aráoz Adalid and Inés Esparza Moselli. He was born in Lima in 1942. He is the fourth grandson of the hero of the Independence of Argentina and Peru, Francisco Aráoz de Lamadrid.

He studied primary and secondary school at Colegio La Salle de Lima. He entered the Faculty of Law of the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; however, he transferred to the National University of San Marcos, from which he graduated in Law and obtained the title of Lawyer.

He has also served as a teacher at the University of Lima and at the University of San Martín de Porres.

Controversy change

2020 Peruvian protests change

In the 2020 peruvian protest, Ántero Flores Aráoz said lots of controversy phrases. He said that the people protest because they're boring in his houses.

References change

  1. "Meet Peru's new Prime Minister Antero Flores-Araoz". Andina.pe. Retrieved 11 November 2020.
  2. Política, Diario Perú 21. "Ántero Flores-Aráoz lanza su candidatura a la Presidencia por el partido Orden". peru21.pe.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)[permanent dead link]
  3. PERÚ, Diario Gestión. "Antero Flores-Aráoz completa su plancha presidencial". gestion.pe.
  4. La Mula, Redacción. "Este es el pasado político de Ántero Flores Aráoz que debes conocer (y no da risa)". redaccion.lamula.pe.