Efraín Goldenberg

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Efraín Goldenberg Schreiber, or "Efraím," served as Peru's finance minister, foreign relations minister, and prime minister in the 1990s.[1]

Early life[edit]

Goldenberg was born on December 29, 1929, in Lima, Peru, to Jewish Romanian immigrants. He grew up in Talara, and attended the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos.[2]

Political career[edit]

On February 17, 1994, he was sworn in as Prime Minister of Peru by then President Alberto Fujimori, a position that he held until 1995. He was Peru's foreign relations minister prior to this office (August 28, 1993–95).[1][2][3]

On October 10, 1999, he became Peru's Finance Minister.[4]

Business career[edit]

He has had a prominent role in the business community as chairperson of the National Fisheries Society and director of the Fund for the Promoting of Exports.


  1. ^ Catherine M. Conaghan - Fujimori's Peru: Deception in the Public Sphere 2005 - - Page 97 "Cabinet president Efraín Goldenberg announced that both Attorney General Colán and JNE board member Manuel Catorca were en route to Huánuco to lead an investigation. Meanwhile, the police arrested twelve of the seventeen suspects ."
  2. ^ Frank, Ben G. (2010). A Travel Guide to the Jewish Caribbean and Latin America. Pelican Publishing. p. 433. ISBN 978-1-4556-1330-4. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Alfonso Bustamante y Bustamante
Prime Minister of Peru
Succeeded by
Dante Córdova Blanco