Ollanta Humala

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Currently, Peru’s President, Ollanta Humala, He is the son of a Communist activist and a former soldier. He fought against the Peruvian Communist Party during the country’s civil war and against Ecuador in the Cenepa War. Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori’s corruption allegations prompted him to lead an uprising. After Fujimori was impeached, Congress pardoned Humala and enabled him to return to the military. He earned a Master’s in Political Science and subsequently retired. He created the Peruvian Nationalist Party in 2005 and ran for president in 2006. Arun Garcia of the Peruvian Aprista Party beat him out. Latino nationalist, he seeks to unite Peru’s diverse ethnic groups and grow the economy by looking to neighboring countries rather than the US and Europe. He wants to implement initiatives that will help Peru’s poor, create jobs, and improve living standards.

Early Childhood of Ollanta Humala

A former communist leader’s lawyer and his Italian descendant’s daughter, Ollanta Moisés Humala Tasso were the proud parents of Ollanta Moisés Humala Tasso.

His siblings, Antauro, Pachacutec, Kusi, and Ima, were named after characters in an unknown author’s 1700s Quechuan drama Apu Ollantay.
He went to the Franco-Peruano school and the Colegio Copperativo La Union.

A Career of Ollanta Humala

In 1982, he began paratrooper training at the Colonel Francisco Chorrillos Military Academy.
In 1983, he taught jungle fighting skills.
Captain in January 1992, he led a regiment in an operation against the Shining Path Communist Party of Peru guerillas.

During the Cenepa War of 1995, he fought against Ecuador for control of territory on Peru’s northern border.
Lieutenant Colonel Humala assumed command of Artillery Group 501 in 2000.
He staged a coup against corrupt President Alberto Fujimori alongside his brother Antauro. After Fujimori fled the nation and resigned,

Humala surrendered and was granted amnesty by Congress.
He led the Directorate General for Mobilization at the Ministry of Defense.
in Political Science from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru.
He studied International Law at the Sorbonne at the Institute of Latin American Studies.

The Peruvian government disapproved of Humala’s coup and forced him out in 2004.
In 2005, he created the Peruvian Nationalist Party. Humala was the party’s presidential candidate in 2006 until allegations of human rights atrocities during the Shining Path battle surfaced.
He was inaugurated in as president of Peru on July 28, 2011 with 51.5% of the vote.

Honors & Awards

On behalf of Alberto Fujimori, he received the Peruvian Cross of Military Merit in 2001.

Personal Legacy of Ollanta Humala

He married Nadine Heredia Alarcon in 1999 and they have three children: Illariy, Nayra, and Samin.

Estimated Net Worth

Ollanta Humala is a well-known and wealthy politician. Ollanta Humala net worth is estimated at $1 Million by Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider.


He retired after 42 years of service in the military.
His brother was sentenced to 25 years in jail for kidnapping 17 cops.
His brother Ulises ran against him for president in 2006, but both siblings lost.