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Belaunde Terry, Fernando (Terry)

Born: 1912 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 89 years of age.

Nationality: Peruvian
Categories: Politician


1912 - Born on the 7th of October in Lima, Peru.

         - Attended high school and received his initial University education in engineering.

1930 - Studied architecture in the United States, where he first attended the University of Miami.

1935 - Transferred to the University of Texas at Austin, where he obtained his degree as an architect.

1937 - Started a magazine called El Arquitecto Peruano "Peruvian Architect", which dealt with interior design.

1943 - Belaunde began teaching architecture and urban planning at Lima's Universidad Católica.

         - Became the dean of the Civil Engineering and Architecture department.

1944 - Belaúnde's political career began this year as cofounder of the National Democratic Front party.

1945 - 1948 - Served in the Peruvian Congress.

1955 - Belaunde also directed the construction of architecture of the Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería.

1963 - President of Peru.

1968 - Deposed by a military coup.

1980 - 1985 - Served again as Peruvian President.

2002 - Died on the 4th of June in Lima.


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