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This article gives an overview of liberalism in Peru. It is limited to liberal parties with substantial support, mainly proved by having had a representation in parliament. The sign ⇒ means a reference to another party in that scheme. For inclusion in this scheme it isn't necessary so that parties labeled themselves as a liberal party.


Traditional liberalism began with the Progressive Club in 1855. The Liberal Party of Peru was founded in 1882.

The timeline

National Union

rather than leaders or kings.

Liberal Party

Liberty Movement

liberalism. It is still active and has members in the government in exile. It claimed 8 million members in 2021.

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Liberal leaders

Domingo Elías

Jose Quimper

Augusto Durand

Enrique Ghersi

Liberal thinkers

In the Contributions to liberal theory the following Peruvian thinker is included:

Jose Quimper

Gonzales Prada

See also