Carlos Ferrero

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Carlos E Ferrero Costa
Member of Congress
Prime Minister of Peru
In office
15 December 2003 – 16 August 2005
President Alejandro Toledo
Preceded by Beatriz Merino
Succeeded by Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
Personal details
Born (1941-02-07) February 7, 1941 (age 76)
Political party Perú Posible
Website Official Site

Carlos Ferrero Costa (born February 7, 1941) is a Peruvian Congressman as a member of Perú Posible representing the Province of Lima. He was the Prime Minister of Peru between December 2003 and August 2005.

His predecessor was Beatriz Merino, who resigned on December 15, 2003 at the request of President Alejandro Toledo.

He worked for former President Alberto Fujimori, and was elected several times under his party. After he was in disgrace he passed to the opposition party. In 2000, after the resignation of Fujimori, he ran against Valentín Paniagua for the Presidency of the Peruvian Congress. He was defeated, a Paniagua claimed his position as Interim President of Peru.

He resigned abruptly August 11, 2005 when president Alejandro Toledo appointed Fernando Olivera as minister of Foreign Affairs.

His brother is the former Ambassador (and former Minister of Foreign Affairs under the Fujimori Administration) in the United States.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Valentín Paniagua
President of Congress
2001 – 2003
Succeeded by
Henry Pease García
Preceded by
Beatriz Merino
Prime Minister of Peru
2003 – 2005
Succeeded by
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski