Francisco Diez Canseco

Francisco Diez Canseco.

Francisco Diez Canseco (21 March 1821 in Arequipa, Peru – 5 October 1884 in Lima, Peru) served as Interim President of Peru for a brief period during 1872. He was the brother of General Pedro Diez Canseco.

Diez Canseco served as the second vice president from 1868 to 1872.[1] While vice president, he had to briefly assume the presidency of Peru following the lynching of Tomás Gutiérrez. He was succeeded by Mariano Herencia Zevallos.


  1. ^ Abog. Freddy Ronald Centurión González. "LA INSTITUCIÓN DE LA VICEPRESIDENCIA DE LA REPÚBLICA EN LA CONSTITUCIÓN PERUANA" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-10-19. Retrieved 2019-10-19.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tomás Gutiérrez
Interim President of Peru
Succeeded by
Mariano Herencia Zevallos