Juan Jiménez Mayor

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Juan Jiménez Mayor
Juan Federico Jimenez Mayor World Economic Forum 2013 crop.jpg
Prime Minister of Peru
In office
23 July 2012 – 31 October 2013
President Ollanta Humala
Preceded by Oscar Valdés
Succeeded by César Villanueva
Minister of Justice and Human Rights
In office
11 December 2011 – 23 July 2012
President Ollanta Humala
Preceded by Francisco Eguiguren
Succeeded by Eda Rivas
Personal details
Born (1964-08-05) 5 August 1964 (age 53)
Lima, Peru
Political party Independent
Alma mater Pontifical Catholic University
of Peru

Juan Federico Jiménez Mayor (born 5 August 1964) is a Peruvian politician who was Prime Minister of Peru from July 2012 to October 2013. He previously served as Minister of Justice and Human Rights, and was appointed to the post of Prime Minister on 23 July 2012 by President Ollanta Humala.[1][2] He resigned his post on 29 October 2013, and was replaced by César Villanueva, President of the San Martín Region.[3]


Jiménez studied law at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.[4] He also holds a master's degree in constitutional law.


After graduation, he qualified for the bar. He is a human rights lawyer.[5] He served as faculty member at his alma meter, Catholic University.[4] In 2000, he was appointed deputy minister of justice to interim government led by Valentin Paniagua.[4] In August 2011, he was reappointed deputy justice minister.[2] In December 2011, he became minister of justice and human rights.[4] In his short stay at the ministry he dealt with several high-profile problems.


  1. ^ Peru's Humala Names Juan Jimenez Prime Minister[permanent dead link] Fox Business, 23 July 2012
  2. ^ a b Profile: Peruvian Prime Minister Juan Jimenez Mayor BBC News, 24 July 2012
  3. ^ "Peru PM Jimenez resigns, more cabinet changes pending". Reuters. 30 October 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Factbox: Who's who in Humala's policy team in Peru". Reuters. 23 July 2012. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Humala Makes Major Cabinet Shuffle Prior to Address to the Nation". Peruvian Times. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Francisco Eguiguren
Minister of Justice
Succeeded by
Eda Rivas
Preceded by
Oscar Valdés
Prime Minister of Peru
Succeeded by
César Villanueva