Groups of Amerindians settle in Peru, establishing agricultural civilization in the region.
Spain establishes the Vice Royality of Peru, with Lima as its capital.
General Jose de San Martin captures Lima from the Spanish and proclaims Peru as independent
Battles of Junin and Ayacucho guarntees Peru's independence from spain
Peru and Bolivia Defeated by Chilesile during the war of the pacific; Peru loses territory in the south to Ch
Alberto Fujimori is Elected President, promising to end goverment corruption
The communist guerrilla movement "sendero Luminsos" or Shining Path begins attacks against Peruvian Government
Alberto Fujimori second term as president.
Alan Garacia is elected President of Peru
Peru signs a free trade agreement with the U.S