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The Ministry of Culture in Peru was created on 20 July, 2010, by Law Nº 29565 in Government of Alan García.[citation needed]

Culture Minister of
the Republic of Peru
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Incumbent
Patricia Balbuena

since 2 April 2018
AppointerPresident
Term lengthBy appointment
Inaugural holderJuan Ossio Acuña
Formation20 July 2010

The inaugural minister was Juan Ossio Acuña after his appointment on 4 September 2010. The current minister is Louis Jaime Castillo Butters.

List of Culture MinistersEdit

Name Took office Left office Party
1. Juan Ossio Acuña 4 September 2010 28 July 2011
2. Susana Baca 28 July 2011 11 December 2011
3. Luis Peirano 11 December 2011 24 July 2013 Independent
4. Diana Álvarez-Calderón Gallo 24 July 2013 28 July 2016 Independent
5. Jorge Nieto Montesinos 28 July 2016 5 December 2016 Independent
6. Salvador Alejandro Jorge del Solar Labarthe 5 December 2016 27 December 2017 Independent
7. Alejandro Neyra Sánchez 9 January 2018 2 April 2018 Independent
8. Patricia Jacquelyn Balbuena Palacios 2 April 2018 Independent