Felipe Pardo y Aliaga

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Felipe Pardo y Aliaga

Felipe Pardo y Aliaga (11 June 1806, Lima – 24 December 1868, Lima) was a Peruvian poet, satirist, playwright, lawyer and politician.[1] A member of Lima's aristocratic elite, he was, along with Manuel Ascencio Segura, the most important representative of early Republican Peruvian literature. After independence he participated in political affairs, defending conservative causes. He became a diplomat and a minister in the cabinet of presidents Felipe Santiago Salaverry, Manuel Ignacio de Vivanco and Ramón Castilla.

He was father of Manuel Pardo and grandfather of José Pardo y Barreda, presidents of the Republic.


  1. ^ Gálvez, Soledad (2011). Ihrie, Maureen; Oropesa, Salvador, ed. World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. p. 737. ISBN 978-0-313-33770-3.