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Andrés de Santa Cruz
7th President of Peru
In office
27 January 1827 – 9 June 1827
Preceded by Simón Bolívar
Succeeded by Manuel Salazar y Baquíjano
Interim President of Peru
In office
11 August 1836 – 25 August 1838
Preceded by Felipe Santiago Salaverry
Succeeded by Agustín Gamarra
Supreme Protector of the Peru-Bolivian Confederation
In office
28 October 1836 – 20 February 1839
6th President of Bolivia
In office
24 May 1829 – 20 February 1839
Vice President José Miguel de Velasco (1829–35)
Mariano Enrique Calvo (1835–39)
Preceded by José Miguel de Velasco (interim)
Succeeded by José Miguel de Velasco
Personal details
Born (1792-12-05)5 December 1792
La Paz, Upper Peru, Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata
Died 25 September 1865(1865-09-25) (aged 72)
Beauvoir, France
Spouse(s) Francisca Cernadas

Andrés de Santa Cruz y Calahumana ( 5 December 1792 – 25 September 1865) was a general and politician who served as the 7th President of Peru in 1827, the Interim President of Peru from 1836 to 1838 and the 6th President of Bolivia from 1829 to 1839. He also served as Supreme Protector of the short-lived Peru-Bolivian Confederation from 1836 to 1839, a political entity created mainly by his personal endeavors.

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