José Antonio Chang

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Chang and the second or maternal family name is Escobedo.
José Antonio Chang
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Prime Minister of Peru
In office
14 September 2010 – 19 March 2011
President Alan García
Preceded by Javier Velásquez
Succeeded by Rosario Fernández
Minister of Education of Peru
In office
28 July 2006 – 19 March 2011
President Alan García
Preceded by Javier Sota Nadal
Succeeded by Víctor Raúl Díaz Chávez
Personal details
Born (1958-05-19) 19 May 1958 (age 58)
Political party American Popular Revolutionary Alliance

José Antonio Chang Escobedo (born 19 May 1958) was the Prime Minister of Peru, appointed by President Alan García.[1] He was also Minister of Education, and resigned both cabinet positions on Friday March 18, 2011.[2] Chang replaced Javier Velásquez as part of a cabinet reshuffle.[3] Chang was the second Chinese–Peruvian Prime Minister, the first being Víctor Joy Way.


Political offices
Preceded by
Javier Velásquez
Prime Minister of Peru
Succeeded by
Rosario Fernández