Alan Gabriel Ludwig Garcia Perez popularly known as Alan Garcia was a Peruvian politician.
Facts of Alan Garcia
|Full Name:||Alan Garcia|
|Birth Date:||May 23, 1949|
|Death Date:||April 17, 2019|
|Birth Place:||Lima, Peru|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is gay ?:||No|
|Father's Name:||Carlos Garcia Ronceros|
|Mother's Name:||Nytha Perez Rojas|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Leo, Aquarius, Libra|
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Alan Gabriel Ludwig Garcia Perez popularly known as Alan Garcia was a Peruvian politician. Alan Garcia served as the President of Peru twice from 1985 to 1990 and from 2006 to 2011.
Alan Garcia was the second leader of the Peruvian Aprista Party and the only party member ever to have served as President.
He shot himself on 17 April 2019 ahead of his arrest over matters relating to the Odebrecht scandal. He died hours later on the same day at the age of 69.
Ex-President of Peru, Alan Garcia shot and killed himself on 17 April 2019. He shot himself before his preliminary arrest warrant related to investigations for corruption and bribes. He was allegedly paid US$100,000 by a Brazilian construction corporation referred to as the Odebrecht scandal to give a speech to Brazilian business leaders in Sao Paulo.
He shot himself in the temple while hiding in his bedroom. He was rushed to the hospital where he underwent an emergency surgical procedure where he suffered from cardiac arrest three times. He later died from a “massive” cerebral hemorrhage and cardiorespiratory arrest from his self-inflicted injuries. He served as the President of Peru twice from 1985 to 1990 and from 2006 to 2011.
Bio, Age, Parents, Nationality
Alan Garcia was born on 23 May 1949. His birth name given by his parents is Alan Gabriel Ludwig Garcia Perez. He was born to a father, Carlos Garcia Ronceros, and a mother, Nytha Perez Rojas. His birthplace is Lima in Peru. he holds Peruvian nationality. His father was imprisoned for being a member of the Peruvian Aprista party. Thus, he met his father when he was 5 years old.
Alan Garcia accompanied his father in party meetings from a very young age. He became acquainted with future leaders of the American Popular Revolutionary Alliance (APRA), such as Luis Alva Castro and Mercedes Cabanillas. He was already a talented orator at the age of 14 when he first gave a speech in honor of party founder Victor Raul Haya de la Torre.
He enrolled at the Pontifical Catholic Univerisity of Peru to study law. He later earned his law degree from the National University of San Marcos in 1971. He moved to Spain, where he studied for a Ph.D. in law. He claimed to have earned a Ph.D. but the university documents later proved he never finished his Ph.D. He then traveled to France with other members of the APRA to study at the prestigious University of Paris I. He earned a degree in sociology. He returned to Peru and was elected a Member of the Assembly. Alan Garcia was assigned to conduct the party’s public affairs in the wake of Haya de la Torre’s death in 1979.
Alan Garcia was elected to Congress in 1980. He was elected General Secretary of the Peruvian Aprista Party in 1982.
He became the President of the Peruvian Aprista Party from July 1985 to December 1988 and from June 2004 to April 2016.
Quick Facts About Alan Garcia
Alan Gabriel Ludwig García Pérez
23 May 1949
|Died||17 April 2019 (aged 69)|
|Cause of death||Suicide by gunshot|
|Political party||Peruvian Aprista|
|Other political affiliations||Popular Alliance (2015–2016)|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Spouse(s)||Carla Buscaglia (divorced)|
Alan Garcia: Career, Net Worth 2023
Alan Garca, a well-known politician, had a personal value of $103 million before his death.
- He acquired 45% votes in the presidential election on 14 April 1985. Since he did not receive 50% of the votes required for a first-round victory, a run-off was scheduled between him and Alfonso Barrantes. Barrantes withdrew from the run-off. Thus, Garcia was declared the President of Peru.
- He officially took power on 28 July 1985. The APRA party came to power in Peru for the first time in its sixty-year history. He was the youngest president at the time and the second-youngest president in Peruvian history.
- His first term was marked by a severe economic crisis, social unrest, and violence.
- His administration unsuccessfully sought a military solution to the growing terrorism, allegedly committing human rights violations, which are still under investigation.
- According to an official inquiry, an estimated 1,600 forced disappearances took place during his presidency.
- He was allegedly tied to the paramilitary Rodrigo Franco Command, which is accused of carrying out political murders in Peru during his presidency.
- His presidency left the country with hyperinflation.
- He was accused of multiple charges of corruption during Alberto Fujimori’s government. He remained overseas.
- He went into exile in Colombia in 1992 and later in France. The new government re-opened charges against him for corruption. He denied the charges.
- Following the fall of Fujimori’s government, Garcia returned to Peru in 2001 after living eight years and 10 months in neighboring Colombia and France.
- He ran for the presidency in 2001 but he was unsuccessful. He lost to Alejandro Toledo in a run-off election.
Relationship Status of Alan Garcia
He had one daughter, Carla from his first marriage Carla Buscaglia. His second wife is Pilar Nores. They got married in 1978 and they got divorced in 2010. He had 4 children. He also had another child from his extramarital affair with a woman named Roxanne Cheesman.
Body Measurement – Height, Weight
His height and weight details are not available at the movement we will update them soon.
In May 2012, the Peruvian press reported that Garcia was paid US$100,000 to give a speech to Brazilian business leaders in Sao Paulo. The money was later characterized in the media as a kickback from the construction company Odebrecht. Five of his former ministers, Yehude Simon, Rosario Fernandez, Mercedes Cabanillas, Antero Flores Araoz, and Luis Nava, were accused of corruption by the Peruvian justice system in 2016 and 2017.
The court banned Garcia from leaving Peru in November 2018 as a result of the Odebrecht scandal investigation. He entered the residence of the Uruguayan ambassador on 17 November requesting asylum. His request was denied on 3 December and he left the ambassador’s residence. The scandal also led to the arrest or requests for the extradition of former presidents Kuczynski, Humala, and Toledo.
Alan Garcia’s Death
Garcia shot himself in the temple while hiding in his bedroom on the morning of 17 April 2019. He was being presented with a preliminary arrest warrant related to investigations for corruption and bribes he allegedly received from a Brazilian construction corporation. He was taken to the hospital where he underwent an emergency surgical procedure where he suffered from cardiac arrest three times. He later died from a “massive” cerebral hemorrhage and cardiorespiratory arrest from his self-inflicted injuries. He died at the age of 69.
His body was taken in a wooden casket to the American Popular Revolutionary Alliance headquarters in Lima where a memorial service was held on the same day. President Martin Vizcarra declared a three-day mourning period.