César Villanueva

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César Villanueva
César Villanueva Arévalo.jpg
151st Prime Minister of Peru
Assumed office
April 2, 2018
PresidentMartín Vizcarra
Preceded byMercedes Aráoz
In office
October 31, 2013 – February 24, 2014
PresidentOllanta Humala
Preceded byJuan Jiménez Mayor
Succeeded byRené Cornejo
Personal details
César Villanueva Arévalo

(1946-08-05) 5 August 1946 (age 72)
Tarapoto, Peru
Political partyIndependent
Alma materFederico Villarreal National

César Villanueva Arévalo (born August 5, 1946) is a Peruvian politician who has been the Prime Minister of Peru since April 2018, and previously served as Prime Minister from 2013 to 2014.[1] In 2007, he became President of the San Martín Region. He was sworn in as Prime Minister by President Ollanta Humala on 31 October 2013, and is affiliated with centre-left parties.[2]

Early life[edit]

Villanueva was born on August 5, 1946 in Tarapoto city. He studied administration at the National University Federico Villarreal (UNFV).[3]

In January 2007, he became President of the San Martín Region.[4]


He became Prime Minister of Peru on October 31, 2013 and resigned on February 24, 2014.[5] He became Prime Minister for a second time in 2018, under President Martín Vizcarra.


  1. ^ "Peru PM Jimenez resigns, more cabinet changes pending". Reuters. 30 October 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Peru's President Ollanta Humala swears in Cesar Villanueva as fourth prime minister, retains finance minister". DNA India. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  3. ^ JNE 2006.
  4. ^ Cahoon.
  5. ^ César Villanueva renunció a la Presidencia del Consejo fe Ministros

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Political offices
Preceded by
Juan Jiménez Mayor
Prime Minister of Peru
Succeeded by
René Cornejo