Luciana León

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Luciana León
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Member of the Congress of the Republic of Peru
Assumed office
26 July 2011
Personal details
Born (1978-06-30) June 30, 1978 (age 38)
Political party American Popular Revolutionary Alliance
Parents Rómulo León Alegría
Alma mater University of Lima, University of San Martín de Porres

Luciana Milagros León Romero (born 30 June 1978 in Lima) is a Peruvian politician (APRA). She is the daughter of Rómulo León Alegría, a well known politician in Peru.

Political career[edit]

Luciana León holds a law degree from the University of Lima and a Master of Governance and Public Policy from the University of San Martín de Porres.

In February 1993, at the age of 14, she became General Secretary of the Aprista Party's youth wing, serving until 1995[citation needed]. In 2002, she was an advisor to the Women's commission of the Congress, subsequently advisor to the Vice President of Congress, her mentor Mercedes Cabanillas until 2003[citation needed]. From 2004 to 2005, she was advisor to the general direction of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications[citation needed]. In 2006, León was elected Congresswoman representing Lima and being the youngest[citation needed] representative in the 2006-2011 term. In the election 2011, she was re-elected for another five-year term as one of only four Aprista lawmakers left[citation needed].

Controversy[edit]

She testified during the investigation of the 2008 Peru oil scandal after her name came up in e-mails indicating she was involved in the scandal.[1]

Awards and recognition[edit]

She has been named #1 in an international Internet poll, run by Spain's 20 Minutos newspaper in 2009 to find the world's most beautiful female politician.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PERU A YEAR AFTER PETROGATE". The Free Library. 
  2. ^ Warden, Tom (25 March 2009). "The world's most beautiful female politicians revealed". Daily Mail online. Retrieved 20 June 2011. 

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