Raúl Diez Canseco

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Raúl Diez Canseco Terry
Raúl Diez Canseco Terry.jpg
Founding President of the St. Ignatius of Loyola University
Assumed office
7 December 1995
Preceded byOffice Created
First Vice President of the Republic of Peru
In office
28 July 2001 – 30 January 2004
PresidentAlejandro Toledo
Preceded byVacante
Minister of Foreign Commerce and Tourism
In office
12 July 2002 – 10 November 2003
PresidentAlejandro Toledo
Preceded byOffice Created
Succeeded byAlfredo Ferrero
Minister of Industry, Tourism, Integration and International Commercial Negotiations
In office
28 July 2001 – 12 July 2002
PresidentAlejandro Toledo
Preceded byJuan Inchaústegui Vargas
Succeeded byOffice Deactivated
Member of Parliament
For Lima
In office
26 July 1990 – 5 April 1992
Secretary General of the Popular Action Party
In office
Personal details
Born (1948-01-23) 23 January 1948 (age 71)
Lima, Peru
Political partyPopular Action (Peru)
Spouse(s)Jana María Hartinger Mazzini(First wife, divorced)
Luciana de la Fuente
Alma materUniversidad del Pacífico
OccupationEconomist, Businessman and Politician

Raúl Diez Canseco Terry (born 1948) is a Peruvian businessman and politician. He played a role in bringing international companies such as Kentucky Fried Chicken to Peru. He also founded several educational institutions.[1]

He was the Minister of Trade and Tourism and the First Vice President[2] during the Alejandro Toledo presidency.[3] He resigned in 2003 from the Cabinet, and in 2004 from the Vice Presidency, after an accusation which favored the father of his present wife. He was subjected to investigations and the charges being dismissed by the Congress of the republic and finally absolved of all charges.


  1. ^ Raúl Diez Canseco's homepage (in Spanish)
  2. ^ The Peruvian government has two Vice President posts. Diez Canseco was the First Vice President, and therefore first in line for the presidency,
  3. ^ "Presidentes y vicepresidentes desde 1980 en Perú, crisis y realidades". 26 July 2018.

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