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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.


Liberalism began with the Progressive Club in 1850, which was the first political party to be organised in Peru. The Progressive Club, led by Domingo Elías, published its own weekly magazine The Progress.

The timeline

Liberal Party of Peru

Liberty Movement

Fujimorian Union

Liberal leaders

Liberal thinkers

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

See also


  1. ^ Mainwaring, Scott (2006). The Crisis of Democratic Representation in the Andes. Stanford University Press. pp. 53–54. ISBN 978-0-8047-6791-0.