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Dina Boluarte

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Dina Boluarte
Boluarte in December 2022
64th President of Peru
Assumed office
7 December 2022
Prime Minister
Vice President
  • First Vice President
  • Second Vice President
Preceded byPedro Castillo
35th First Vice President of Peru
In office
28 July 2021 – 7 December 2022
PresidentPedro Castillo
Preceded byMercedes Aráoz (2020)
Succeeded byVacant
Minister of Development and Social Inclusion
In office
29 July 2021 – 26 November 2022
PresidentPedro Castillo
Preceded bySilvana Vargas [es]
Succeeded byCinthya Lindo Espinoza [es]
Personal details
Born (1962-05-31) 31 May 1962 (age 62)
Chalhuanca, Peru
Political party
David Gómez Villasante
(m. 1992; div. 2010)
EducationUniversity of San Martín de Porres (LLB)
OccupationPolitician, Civil Servant, Lawyer
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Dina Ercilia Boluarte Zegarra (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdina eɾˈsilja βoˈlwaɾte seˈɣara] audio speaker iconlisten; born 31 May 1962) is a Peruvian politician, civil servant and lawyer who is the 64th and the current President of Peru since 2022.[1] Previously, she was the 35th First Vice President of Peru from 2021 to 2022.[2] Before that, she was the First Vice President of Peru and the Minister of Development and Social Inclusion from 2021 to 2022.

Boluarte is the first woman to become President of Peru.[3] She was sworn in following a failed self-coup d'état by President Pedro Castillo which caused his impeachment, removal from office, and arrest.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Due to the vacancies of the two vice presidential offices, the person who is in next in line of succession to the presidency is Alejandro Soto Reyes [es] as President of the Congress.

References[change | change source]

  1. Peru’s Dina Boluarte Sworn in as First Female President After Castillo Exit Bloomberg. Retrieved 8 December 2022.
  2. "Peru Nervously Awaits Outcome Nine Days After Presidential Vote". International Business Times. 16 June 2021. Retrieved 16 June 2021.
  3. "Who is Dina Boluarte, Peru's first female president?". CNN. 8 December 2022.

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