Felipe Quispe

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Felipe Quispe Huanca in 2019.

Felipe Quispe Huanca "Mallku" (Quechua language: "condor";[1] 22 August 1942 – 19 January 2021) was a Bolivian historian and political leader. He was the leader of the Pachakuti Indigenous Movement (MIP) and was general secretary of the United Union Confederation of Working Peasants of Bolivia (CSUTCB).[2] He unsuccessfully ran for President of Bolivia in 2005.

Quispe died on 19 January 2021 in El Alto, Bolivia from cardiac arrest at the age of 78.[3]

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  1. Noam Chomsky, Lois Meyer, and Benjamin Maldonado Alvarado (2010). New World of Indigenous Resistance. City Light Publishers. p. 291. ISBN 978-0-87286-533-4.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. Teo Ballve and Vijay Prashad. Dispatches from Latin America. LeftWord Books. p. 158. ISBN 81-87496-58-4.
  3. "Fallece Felipe Quispe, «El Mallku»". www.paginasiete.bo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-01-20.