Juan Manuel Guillén

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Juan Manuel Guillén Benavides (born November 24, 1941) is a Peruvian philosopher and politician. In 2007, he became President of the Arequipa Region.


Guillén was born on November 24, 1941 in Arequipa city. Guillén's initial education was at school Nº9513 and Nº951 followed by the Colegio Nacional Independencia Americana. Between 1960 and 1964, Guillén studied philosophy at the National University of St Augustin of Arequipa (UNSA), earning a PhD. From 1973 to 1975, Guillén was director of the philosophy program at UNSA.[1]

From 1999 to 2002, Guillén was mayor of Arequipa.[2][1] In January 2007, Guillén became President of the Arequipa region.[3]

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  1. ^ a b JNE 2006.
  2. ^ Arce 2010, p. 147.
  3. ^ Cahoon.