Felipe Santiago Salaverry
|Felipe Santiago Salaverry|
Lima, Virreinato del Perú
|Predecessor||Manuel Salazar y Baquíjano|
|Successor||Luis José de Orbegoso|
|Spouse(s)||Juana Pérez Palza de Infanta de Salaverry|
Carlos Augusto Salaverry (hijo ilegítimo)
Felipe Santiago Salaverry del Solar (* Lima, May 3, 1806 - † Arequipa, February 18, 1836), military man and Peruvian politician. He was the youngest President of Peru and the youngest to die. He was a very enlightened military man, fond of reading and possessing a talent for writing. In 1835 he rebelled against the president Luis Jose de Orbegoso and took the power. He ruled barely a year, from February 1835 to February 1836. He led his country in the face of the Bolivian invasion. Defeated and captured by Andrés de Santa Cruz, he was shot dead after a summary trial.