Javier Alva Orlandini

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Alva and the second or maternal family name is Orlandini.
Javier Alva Orlandini
President of the Constitutional Tribunal of Peru
In office
2 December 2002 – 2 December 2005
Preceded by Guillermo Rey Terr
Succeeded by Víctor García Toma
Member of Congress
In office
26 July 1995 – 26 July 2000
Second Vice President of Peru
In office
28 July 1980 – 28 July 1985
President Fernando Belaúnde
Preceded by Pedro Ritcher Prada
Succeeded by Luis Alva Castro
Member of the Senate
In office
26 July 1980 – 26 July 1985
In office
26 July 1990 – 5 April 1992
President of the Senate
In office
26 July 1981 – 26 July 1982
Preceded by Julio Óscar Trelles Montes
Succeeded by Sandro Mariátegui Chiappe
Minister of Government and Police
In office
15 November 1965 – 26 October 1966
President Fernando Belaúnde
Preceded by Octavio Mongrut Muñoz
Succeeded by Luis Alayza Escardó
Member of the Chamber of Deputies
For Lima
In office
28 July 1963 – 3 October 1968
Personal details
Born (1927-12-11) 11 December 1927 (age 86)
Cajamarca, Peru
Political party Popular Action
Alma mater National University of San Marcos

Javier Alva Orlandini (born December 11, 1927) is a lawyer and a Peruvian politician. A prominent member of the political party Popular Action, he serves as the President of the party.[1] He served as 2nd Vice-President of Peru during the government of Fernando Belaúnde from 1980 to 1985. Throughout his life he became a Deputy (1963-1968), Minister of Government and Police (1965-1966), Senator (1980-1985 and 1990-1992), President of the Senate (1981-1982) and Congressman (1995-2000). In 2002, he became a Magistrate of the Constitutional Court, at the same time being elected by Congress as the President of the Court for a 3-year term. He was a candidate for the Presidency of the Republic in 1985, but got 4% of the popular vote, being defeated by Alan García. He later served as President of Peru's constitutional tribunal.[2]

He has written several books, including "Responding to the Dictatorship", "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow", the "Vicious Circle", "I Minister", "Word of Honor" and "Yes I swear", and numerous legal articles. The audits, representative legislative, legal, academic and professional are of extensive quality and are recognized by the Peruvian people and their various institutions that have given many honorary degrees.

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