Antonio Gutiérrez de la Fuente
|Antonio Gutiérrez de la Fuente|
|9th President of Peru|
June 7, 1829 – September 1, 1829
|Preceded by||José de La Mar|
|Succeeded by||Agustín Gamarra|
|Born||September 8, 1796
Huantajaya, Tarapacá, Viceroyalty of Peru (now Chile)
|Died||March 14, 1878
Gutiérrez de la Fuente was born in the city of Huantajaya, Tarapacá, Peru (now Chile), in 1796. He was an officer in the Spanish forces, before joining the separatist rebellion. Strong partisan of Bolivar they supported the 1823 coup.
De la Fuente and Agustín Gamarra were made governors of southern States after Peruvian independence, with de la Fuente in chard of Arequipa. In 1826 they considered separating from Peru, but instead lead the movement to overthrow the government of José de La Mar with de la Fuente being named vice president and taking the position of the President of the Republic until the General Agustín Gamarra took possession of the job.
He died in Lima in 1878.
- Alfonso W. Quiroz (10 November 2008). Corrupt Circles: A History of Unbound Graft in Peru. Woodrow Wilson Center Press. pp. 99–. ISBN 978-0-8018-9128-1.
- Richard W. Slatta; Jane Lucas De Grummond (2003). Simón Bolívar's Quest for Glory. Texas A&M University Press. pp. 284–. ISBN 978-1-58544-239-3.
José de La Mar
|President of Peru
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