|Preceded by Eduardo Orrego|
Name Alfonso Lingan
Political party United Left
Party United Left
Religion Roman Catholic
Succeeded by Jorge Del Castillo
|Born November 27, 1927
San Miguel de Pallaques, Cajamarca (1927-11-27) |
Died December 2, 2000, Havana, Cuba
Education National University of San Marcos
Dr alfonso barrantes lingan
Alfonso Barrantes Lingán (San Miguel de Pallaques, November 27, 1927 – Havana, December 2, 2000) was a Peruvian politician most active in the mid-1980s.
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- Semana de alfonso barrantes lingan
- Early life
- Mayor of Lima
- Presidential campaign
- Retirement and death
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He was born in San Miguel Province, Cajamarca, Peru in 1927. He lived with his mother in the Lima Province of San Miguel. He studied law at the National University of San Marcos and became involved with the APRA party who ironcally would become his political enemy. He would become president of the Student Association.
Mayor of Lima
Affiliated with the United Left Party, he was the mayor of Lima from 1984 to 1986. During his mayoral term, he was known as El Frejolito (Little Bean) and was known for his campaign to ensure a daily glass of milk for every child in Lima. His Lieutenant Mayor was Henry Pease.
He ran for President of Peru in 1985 and came in second place. He withdrew before the runoff and Alan García was elected president.
Retirement and death
He died in Havana, Cuba in 2000. He was buried in Los Sauces Sector in Cementerio Jardines de la Paz in La Molina District, Lima.