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Francisco Morales Bermúdez

AKA Francisco Morales Bermúdez Cerruti

Born: 4-Oct-1921
Birthplace: Lima, Peru

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Peru
Executive summary: President of Peru, 1975-80

Military service: Peruvian Army (Brig. Gen.)

Ousted Gen. Juan Velasco in a bloodless coup. Free market capitalist. He attempted an economic stabilization program at the behest of the IMF, but by 1980 the economy was in even more disarray. Bermúdez handed power to a civilian government, ending a period of military control which began in 1968.

Candidate for President in 1985, but received very few votes.

An extradition attempt by Argentina in 2012 was denied by the Peruvian Supreme Court.

Father: Remigio Morales Bermúdez

    High School: Colegio Inmaculada, Lima, Peru
    University: Escuela Militar de Chorrillos, Lima, Peru

    President of Peru (29-Aug-1975 to 28-Jul-1980)
    Prime Minister of Peru (1-Feb-1975 to 30-Aug-1975)
    Peruvian Minister War (1975)
    Peruvian Minister Finance (1968-74)
    Peruvian Minister Finance (1968)

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