Mariano Herencia Zevallos

Mariano Herencia Zevallos (1820 in Supalla, Peru – February 2, 1873 in Chinchao District, Huánuco, Peru) was a Peruvian Army colonel and politician who briefly served as Interim President of Peru in 1872, following the murder of President José Balta.

Mariano Herencia Zevallos

After the fall of the Tomás Gutiérrez regime, Francisco Diez Canseco, President Balta's second Vice President, assumed power. The next day, control was transferred to Balta's first Vice President, Mariano Herencia Zevallos, in accordance with the 1860 constitution. Herencia completed the last week of Balta's term in office and handed power over to his elected successor, Manuel Pardo.

He served as the President of the Constituent Congress in 1867,[1] and first vice president from 1868 to 1872.[2]

Herencia was assassinated on February 2, 1873.


  1. ^ "MARIANO HERENCIA ZEVALLOS Y LARRAURI". Retrieved Sep 28, 2020.
  2. ^ 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.

See alsoEdit

List of Presidents of Peru

Political offices
Preceded by
Francisco Diez Canseco
Interim President of Peru
Succeeded by
Manuel Pardo