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Ollanta Humala

President of Peru

Ollanta Moisés Humala Tasso (Spanish pronunciation: [oˈʎanta uˈmala]; born 27 June 1962) is a Peruvian politician. He was the 65th President of Peru from 2011 to 2016. Humala lost the 2006 presidential election and eventually won the 2011 presidential election in a run-off vote.[1] He was elected as President of Peru in the second round, defeating Keiko Fujimori (daughter of former President Alberto Fujimori).

Ollanta Humala
Visita Presidente electo de Perú, Ollanta Humala (5836988545) (cropped).jpg
65th President of Peru
In office
28 July 2011 – 28 July 2016
Prime MinisterSalomón Lerner Ghitis
Oscar Valdés
Juan Jiménez Mayor
César Villanueva
René Cornejo
Ana Jara
Pedro Cateriano
Vice PresidentOmar Chehade
Marisol Espinoza
Preceded byAlan Garcia
Succeeded byPedro Pablo Kuczynski
President pro tempore of the Union of South American Nations
In office
29 June 2012 – 30 August 2013
Preceded byFernando Lugo
Succeeded byDési Bouterse
President of the Nationalist Party
Assumed office
26 August 2016
Preceded byNadine Heredia
In office
3 October 2005 – 30 December 2013
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byNadine Heredia
Personal details
Born
Ollanta Moisés Humala Tasso

(1962-06-27) 27 June 1962 (age 57)
Lima, Peru
Political partyNationalist Party
Other political
affiliations
Peru Wins (2010–present)
Height165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Spouse(s)Nadine Heredia (1999–present)
Children3
Alma materChorrillos Military School
Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
Signature
WebsiteGovernment website
Military service
Allegiance Peru
Branch/service Peru Army
Years of service1981–2006
RankLieutenant colonel
Battles/warsInternal conflict in Peru
Cenepa War

Humala was arrested by Peruvian authorities in July 2017 for illegally accepting bribes and awaits a corruption trial.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Guardian, April 11, 2011, Peru elections: Fujimori and Humala set for runoff vote
  2. McDonnell, Adriana Leon and Patrick J. "Another former Peruvian president is sent to jail, this time as part of growing corruption scandal". latimes.com.