country of citizenship:
language of expression: Spanish
educated at: National University of San Marcos
occupation: historian, politician, librarian
award received: Grand Cross of the Order of the Sun of Peru, Grand Cross 1st class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
position held: Minister of Education of Peru
Jorge Basadre Grohmann (February 12, 1903 – June 29, 1980) was a Peruvian historian known for his extensive publications about the independent history of his country. He served during two different administrations as Minister of Education and was also director of the Peruvian National Library.
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