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Alfonso Barrantes Lingán
(November 27, 1927 – December 2, 2000) was a Peru
Peru , officially the Republic of Peru , is a country in western South America. It is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil, on the southeast by Bolivia, on the south by Chile, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean....
vian politician most active in the mid-1980s.
Mayor of Lima
Affiliated with the United Left
United Left was an alliance of leftist political parties in Peru founded in 1980 by Popular Democratic Unity , Revolutionary Left Union , Peruvian Communist Party , Revolutionary Socialist Party , Revolutionary Communist Party and FOCEP.In 1984 UDP and a part of PCR converted itself into the...
Party, he was the mayor
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Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central part of the country, on a desert coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Together with the seaport of Callao, it forms a contiguous urban area known as the Lima...
from 1984 to 1986. During his mayoral term, he was known as El Frejolito
(Little Bean) and was known for his campaign to ensure a daily glass of milk for every child in Lima.
He ran for President of Peru in 1985 and came in second place. He withdrew before the runoff and Alan García was elected president.
Retirement and death
He died in Havana
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in 2000. He was buried in Los Sauces Sector in Cementerio Jardines de la Paz in La Molina District, Lima.