Peru: Polity Style: 1821-2016

12 Feb 1821 part of territory of the Viceroyalty of Peru (Virreinato del Perú) occupied by the Liberation Army of Peru is organised as four departamentos in accordance with the Provisional Rules issued at Huaura, north of Lima [Coleccíon Quirós, 1:1-4]
15 Jul 1821 an open city council meeting (cabildo abierto) called in Lima passes an act of independence of Peru [Coleccíon Quirós, 1:6-8] [1]
15 Jul 1821 - 17 Dec 1822 Perú
17 Dec 1822 Constitution of the Republic is approved by the Constituent Congress 16 Dec 1822 and promulgated by the Supreme Governing Junta 17 Dec 1822 [Primer Congreso Constituyente, 1:221-227; Coleccíon Quirós, 1:299-301]
17 Dec 1822 - 11 Aug 1836 República Peruana [2]
17 Mar 1836 departamentos of Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cuzco and Puno constitute an independent state under the name of Estado Sud-Peruano, declaration of independence (passed by the assembly of South Peru, Sicuani, now in the departamento of Cuzco) [Coleccíon Quirós, 5:242-244]
11 Aug 1836 departamentos of Amazonas, Junín, Libertad and Lima constitute an independent state under the name of Estado Nor-Peruano, organic law (passed 6 Aug 1836 by the assembly of North Peru, Huaura; promulgated 11 Aug 1836) [Coleccíon Quirós, 5:304-307]
23 Aug 1838 Constitution of the Republic (República Peruana) as passed and promulgated 10 Jun 1834 is restored by declaration of city council of Lima [Coleccíon Quirós, 6:123-124]
23 Aug 1838 - 28 Jul 1980 República Peruana [2]
28 Jul 1980 - República del Perú

[1] Public proclamation of independence took place 28 Jul 1821.
[2] Also in official use: República del Perú
Last updated on: 24 May 2010 22:39:22