Alberto Fujimori Quotes

Peru needs an emperor.

 
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Alberto Fujimori, President of Peru, December 1991, Quoted in National Review, September 14, 1992

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Alberto Fujimori
Alberto Fujimori
  • Born: July 26, 1938
  • Nationality: Peruvian
  • Profession: Statesman

Alberto Fujimori Fujimori is a Peruvian former politician who served as the President of Peru from 28 July 1990 to 22 November 2000. His government is credited with the creation of Fujimorism, defeating the Shining Path insurgency and restoring Peru's macroeconomic stability. Fujimori ended his presidency by fleeing Peru for Japan amid a major scandal involving corruption and human rights violations. Even amid his prosecution in 2008 for crimes against humanity relating to his presidency, two-thirds of Peruvians polled voiced approval for his leadership in that period.

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