Liberalism in Peru
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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 began with the Progressive Club in 1855. The Liberal Party of Peru was founded in 1882.

The timeline

National Union

rather than leaders or kings.

  • 1900: a faction seceded as the => Liberal Party.

Liberal Party

Liberty Movement

liberalism. It is still active and has members in the government in exile. It claimed 8 million members in 2021.

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  • 2021: For 20 years it had been a socialist party. From January 2021 it has claimed to be a liberal party.

Liberal leaders

Domingo Elías

Jose Quimper

Augusto Durand

Enrique Ghersi

Liberal thinkers

In the Contributions to liberal theory the following Peruvian thinker is included:

Jose Quimper

Gonzales Prada

See also


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