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March 27, 2016 | History

Luis Antonio Eguiguren

21 July 1887 - 15 August 1967

Luis Antonio Eguiguren Escudero (Piura, July 21, 1887 – Lima, August 15, 1967) was an educator, magistrate, historian and Peruvian politician. He was the director of the General Archive (File) of the Nation (1914), Alderman of Lima (1914–1920), Mayor of Lima (1930), President of the Constituent Congress (1930–1932), founder and leader of the Social Democratic Party. He won the Peruvian presidential election of 1936, but his victory was ignored by the Congress and the then-President Oscar R. Benavides, who claimed that he had won with votes of the APRA. He presided over the Supreme Court and the Judiciary in 1953 and 1954.

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March 27, 2016 Edited by Luis Francisco Eguiguren Callirgos Edited without comment.
May 10, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Linked existing photos to the author.
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