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Asian Peruvians

Asian Peruvians, primarily Chinese and Japanese, constitute some 0.16% of Perus population. Peru has the second largest population of Japanese people in Latin America after Brazil and the largest population of Chinese people in Latin America.

British Peruvians

British Peruvians are Peruvians of British descent. The phrase may refer to someone born in Peru of British descent. Among European Peruvians, the British were the fifth largest group of immigrants to settle in the country after the Spanish, Germ ...

French Peruvians

French Peruvians are Peruvian citizens of French ancestry; a French of Peruvian descent or a person of both French and Peruvian descent. The French were the fourth largest group of immigrants to settle in the country after the Spanish, Italians, ...

German Peruvians

German Peruvians are Peruvian citizens of full or partial German ancestry. In general, the term is also applied to descendants of other German-speaking immigrants, such as Austrians or Swiss. The phrase may refer to someone born in Peru of Austri ...

Huanca people

The southern branch of Huanca people are called the Wanka Waylla Quechua and Southern Huancayo Quechua. The Jauja Wanka are also called Wanka Jauja Quechua and Shawsha Wanka Quechua people. They gave their name to the Peruvian football team Depor ...

Indians in Peru

Indians in Peru form a tiny minority in the country and are one of the smaller populations of the Indian diaspora. According to the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, there were about 500 Indians living in Peru as of December 2016.

Indigenous peoples in Peru

Indigenous peoples in Peru or Native Peruvians comprise many ethnic groups who inhabit territory in present-day Peru. Indigenous cultures developed here for thousands of years before the arrival of Spaniards in 1532. In 2017, the 5.972.606 indige ...

Italian Peruvians

An Italian Peruvian is a Peruvian citizen of Italian descent. The phrase may refer to someone born in Peru of Italian descent or to someone who has immigrated to Peru from Italy. Among European Peruvians, Italians were the second largest group of ...

Japanese Peruvians

Japanese Peruvians are Peruvian citizens of Japanese origin or ancestry. The Japanese began arriving in Peru in the late 1800s. Many factors motivated the Japanese to immigrate to Peru. At the end of the nineteenth century in Japan, the rumor spr ...

Koreans in Peru

Koreans in Peru formed Latin Americas seventh-largest Korean diaspora community as of 2011, according to the statistics of South Koreas Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. They are relatively small in size compared to the other Asian communiti ...

Mennonites in Peru

Mennonites in Peru belong to two quite different groups: converts to the Mennonite faith from different groups of the Peruvian population and very conservative ethnic Mennonites with a German background who belong to the Old Colony Mennonites of ...

Peruvians of European descent

Peruvians of European descent, also known as White Peruvians. Traditionally, this group has been more dominant in the political, commercial, and diplomatic sectors of Peruvian society. According to the most recent 2017 census where Ethnic Self-id ...

Shipibo-Conibo people

The Shipibo-Conibo are an indigenous people along the Ucayali River in the Amazon rainforest in Peru. Formerly two groups, the Shipibo and the Conibo, they eventually became one distinct tribe through intermarriage and communal ritual and are cur ...

Spanish immigration to Peru

A Spanish Peruvian is a Peruvian citizen of Spanish descent. Among European Peruvians, the Spanish are the largest group of immigrants to settle in the country.

Uruguayans in Peru

Uruguayan Peruvians are people born in Uruguay who live in Peru, or Peruvian-born people of Uruguayan descent. There are lots of Uruguayan-born persons living in Peru, for a number of reasons. Both countries share the Spanish language; the histor ...

Yanesha people

The Yanesha or Amuesha people are an ethnic group of the Peruvian Amazon rainforest. Presently, the most recent census count puts their population at over 7.000 distributed among 48 communities located in Puerto Inca Province, Chanchamayo Provinc ...

Cristobal de Aguilar

Cristobal de Aguilar was a Peruvian painter. He specialized in portraying members of Limas nobility and the political elite of the Viceroyalty of Peru. Aguilar was a criollo born in Lima. He began his artistic career as a portraitist of nuns, mon ...

Cristhian Cruz Sanchez

Three times Cristhian Cruz Sanchez won the medals of the Pan American Youth Chess Championships: gold in 2004 in Bogota - U12 age group, silver in 2005 in Balneario Camboriu - U14 age group and bronze in 2003 in Bogota - U12 age group. In 2006, C ...

Deivy Vera Sigueñas

Deivy Vera Sigueñas two times shared first place in Peruvian Chess Championship: in 2012 when he ranked 2nd and in 2016 when he ranked 3rd. In 2012, he won International Chess Tournament in Lima. In 2013, he won team gold with Peru mixed team in ...

Julio Sumar Casis

From the late 1940s to the late 1960s, Julio Sumar Casis was one of the leading Peruvian chess players. He won Peruvian Chess Championships in 1949 and 1967. In 1947, he shared 1st place with Felipe Pinzon Sanchez in Peruvian Chess Championship b ...

Polish Biographical Dictionary

Polski Slownik Biograficzny is a Polish-language biographical dictionary, comprising an alphabetically arranged compilation of authoritative biographies of some 25.000 notable Poles and of foreigners who have been active in Poland – famous as wel ...

Kira Banasinska

Kira Banasinska was the wife of Eugeniusz Banasinski, the first Polish Consul-General of Poland in Bombay. She was a representative of the Polish Red Cross in India. Kira cared for and helped in rehabilitating the lives of several thousand Polish ...

Polish diaspora

The Polish diaspora refers to Poles and people of Polish heritage or origin who live outside Poland. The Polish diaspora is also known in Modern Polish as Polonia, which is the name for Poland in Latin and in many Romance languages. There are rou ...

Polish Americans

Polish Americans are Americans who have total or partial Polish ancestry. There are an estimated 10.5 million self-identified Polish Americans, representing about 3% of the U.S. population. Polish Americans are the largest Slavic and West Slavic ...

Great Emigration

The Great Emigration involved the emigration of thousands of Poles, particularly from the political and cultural elites, from 1831 to 1870, after the failure of the November Uprising of 1830-1831 and of other uprisings. The term "Great Emigration ...

Osadnik

Osadniks were veterans of the Polish Army and civilians who were given or sold state land in the Kresy territory ceded to Poland by Polish-Soviet Riga Peace Treaty of 1921. The term is a Polish word, also a loanword used in Soviet Union.

Our Lady Queen of Poland Catholic Church

The church was built between 1943-1945 by Polish refugees living there, at the foot of the mountain called Wanda Mountain. On the building there is inscription in four languages: This church is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Polis ...

Polish Haitians

Polish Haitians are Haitian people of Polish ancestry or a Pole with Haitian citizenship. Cazale, which is a small village in Haiti about 45 miles away from Port-au-Prince in the GrandAnse Department, is the main center of population of the Polis ...

World Polonia Games

World Polonia Games is a sports event, organized every two years for members of Polonia - e.g. Polish communities living outside of Poland. The Polonia Games are divided into winter and summer events, and the purpose of the event is to bring Poli ...

Azja

Azja is a fictional character in the novel Fire in the Steppe by Henryk Sienkiewicz. He is an antagonist and the rival of Michal Wolodyjowski. Hes a Tatar who wants to kidnap Barbara Jeziorkowska, settle some Crimean Tatars on the uninhabited reg ...

Aleksandra Billewiczowna

Aleksandra Billewicz is a fictional character created by Henryk Sienkiewicz, appearing in the novel The Deluge as the main female protagonist. She is a wise Lithuanian noblewoman, by the will of her grandfather engaged to Andrzej Kmicic. In 1974 ...

Barbara Jeziorkowska

Barbara Jeziorkowska is a fictional character of the novel Fire in the Steppe by Henryk Sienkiewicz. She is the main female protagonist, an orphan who marries Michal Wolodyjowski. In Jerzy Hoffmans 1969 film adaptation, Barbara is portrayed by Ma ...

Ryszard Lubicz

Ryszard Lubicz, also known as Rysio from Clan is a fictional character from Polish television series Klan. He has been portrayed since the shows beginning in 1997 by actor Piotr Cyrwus. Often mocked in Polish internet because of his nebbish perso ...

Jan Baszkiewicz

Jan Baszkiewicz was a Polish lawyer and Professor of Law at the University of Wroclaw, the University of Silesia and the University of Warsaw. Baszkiewicz was born in 1930 in Warsaw. From 1946 to 1950, he studied law at the University of Warsaw w ...

Debiec, Poznan

Debiec is a historical southern part of Poznan, Poland. It was incorporated into the city limits in 1925. The Debiec area borders with Lubon in the south, Swierczewo in the west, Staroleka and the Warta river in the east, extending up to the nort ...

Wiktor Kurnatowski

Wiktor Kurnatowski was a Polish lithographer and conspirator. He fought in the November Uprising. In July 1841 Kurnatowski opened his own factory in Poznan. He was a member of the Polish Democratic Society. He is considered one of the most active ...

Filip Schleicher

Filip Schleicher was a Polish-Jewish lawyer and statesman. A doctor of Laws, he served as deputy mayor of the city of Lwow between 1913 and 1927. In the 1913 municipal elections to the Lwow city council he was elected a town councillor and subseq ...

Bazyli Skalski

Bazyli Skalski was a printer in Cracow in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Skalski began his printing career in the Drukarnia Lazarzowa, which had been founded in Cracow in the mid-sixteenth century by Lazarz Andrysowicz. Skals ...

Wernyhora

Wernyhora is a legendary 18th century Cossack bard who prophetized the fall of Poland and its subsequent rebirth and flourishing, "from Black to White sea". He has been a subject of several folklore tales and poems particularly in the 19th centur ...

Benedykt Wiszowaty

Benedykt Wiszowaty was a Polish Socinian author and publisher. He was the great-grandson of Fausto Sozzini, grandson of Stanislaw Wiszowaty, and son of Andrzej Wiszowaty Sr. Latin: Andreas Wissowatius and Aleksandra Rupniowska. Benedykt married K ...

Afonso Ribeiro

It is recorded in Caminhas letter that, return from the voyages to the Indies after arriving on Brazilian soil, Pedro Alvares Cabral left two exiles on the land, one was Afonso Ribeiro and the other may be João de Thomar, but the actual identity ...

History of the Jews in Aruba

The history of the Jews in Aruba can be traced back to the 16th century, when the first Jewish immigrants began to arrive. The first Jews in Aruba were Sephardi Jewish immigrants from Netherlands and Portugal. The first Jew to settle in Aruba was ...

Casa de Portugal in São Paulo

The Casa de Portugal was founded in the 13 July 1935 with the aim of representing all Portuguese immigrants and their descendants in São Paulo. Till that time there were many Portuguese associations in the city, representing generally immigrants ...

Persecution of Jews and Muslims by Manuel I of Portugal

On 5 December 1496, King Manuel I of Portugal signed the decree of expulsion of Jews and Muslims to take effect by the end of October of the next year.

Bruno Aleixo

Bruno Aleixo is a Portuguese animated character that gained popularity between 2010 and 2012. Created by the collective GANA), Bruno Aleixo was featured in a series of programs titled The Aleixo Show. Originally envisioned as an ambiguous mix of ...

Kali the Little Vampire

Kali the Little Vampire is a 2012 animated short film directed by Regina Pessoa. The film was the last in a trilogy of animated shorts by Pessoa about childhood, following A Noite 1999 and Tragic Story with Happy Ending 2005. Kali the Little Vamp ...

Rouxinol Faduncho

Rouxinol Faduncho is a Portuguese fictional character created by the singer and comedian Marco Horacio. Hes a personification of the typical Portuguese man, similar to a Ze Povinho living in the 21st century. He has recorded two CDs, the first na ...

Tom Vitoin

Tom Vitoin is a fictional character from the Portuguese comic strip As Odisseias de um Motard by Luis Pinto-Coelho, published in the Portuguese Motociclismo magazine since 1992. In the strips, Tom Vitoin and friends experience all sort of situati ...

Amador of Portugal

Saint Amador of Portugal, whose feast day is celebrated on 27 March, was a hermit in Portugal. Several churches in the diocese of Guarda and elsewhere in Portugal are dedicated to him.

Felix the Hermit

Felix was from Villa Mendo, an actual ancient Roman villa that existed until the early years of the Kingdom of Portugal and rediscovered in the 20th century, having been buried under sand dunes in Povoa de Varzim, Portugal. Felix could catch no f ...