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Francisco Sagasti
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President of Peru
Assumed office
16 November 2020
Prime Minister Ántero Flores Aráoz
Violeta Bermúdez
Preceded by Manuel Merino
President of Congress
Assumed office
16 November 2020
Preceded by Rocío Silva-Santisteban (Acting)
Succeeded by Mirtha Vásquez (Interim)
Member of Congress
Assumed office
16 March 2020
Constituency Lima
Personal details
Born October 4, 1944 (1944-10-04) (age 76)
Lima, Peru
Political party Purple Party (2016-present)
Spouse(s) Silvia Charpantier
Children 1
Alma mater National University of Engineering (B.S.)
Pennsylvania State University (M.Sc.)
University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D.)

Francisco Rafael Sagasti Hochhausler (born October 10, 1944) is a Peruvian engineer, academic, and politician. He is the 87th and current President of Peru since November 16, 2020.

In March 2020, he was elected as a Member of Congress for the Lima constituency.

He is a founding member of the Purple Party, Sagasti was Julio Guzmán's second vice-presidential selection for the 2021 general election, until he assumed the presidency via constitutional succession.

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