Ramon Castilla

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Birthday
31, 1797
Birthplace
Peru
Death Date
May 25, 1867 (69)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1797
Birthplace
Peru
Death Date
May 25, 1867 (69)

About

Military leader and politician who was the President of Peru for four non-consecutive terms. He was elected for the first time in 1844 and the last time in 1863.

Before Fame

He fought against Spain for Peruvian Independence as a commander of the Libertadores.

Trivia

As President he abolished slavery and saw his economy grow due to the boom of guano deposits.

Family Life

He was married to Francesca Diaz Canseco in 1833.

Associated With

He joined Simon Bolivar's army after defecting from the Spanish Army.