• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. The Republic of Peru, formerly the most important of the Spanish vice-royalties in South America, declared its independence on 28 July 1821; but it was not till after a war, protracted till 1824, that the country gained its actual freedom.

República del Perú


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1972

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