Fujimori, Keiko

Fujimori, Keiko

(Keiko Sofía Fujimori Higuchi), 1975–, Peruvian political leader, daughter of President Alberto FujimoriFujimori, Alberto
, 1938–, president of Peru (1990–2000), b. Lima, Peru. The son of Japanese immigrants, he was educated in Peru and attended Univ. of Wisconsin. Fujimori was an unknown economist when he scored an upset in the 1990 presidential elections.
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. She attended Boston Univ. and Columbia Business School, then served in the Peruvian congress (2006–2011), and became the leader of the Popular Force party in 2010. In 2011 she ran for president of Peru, losing in a runoff to Ollanta HumalaHumala Tasso, Ollanta Moisés,
1962–, Peruvian army officer and political leader, b. Lima. The son of a labor lawyer, Humala joined the Peruvian army in 1982, became an officer, and during the 1990s commanded troops fighting against Shining Path guerrillas.
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; in 2016 she similarly lost to Pedro KuczynskiKuczynski Godard, Pedro Pablo,
1938–, Peruvian economist and political leader, president of Peru (2016–), grad. Oxford (B.A. 1960), Princeton (M.A., 1961). He was an economist with the World Bank and Peru's central bank before he went into exile after a military coup
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