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Manuel Prado Ugarteche

Manuel Carlos Prado y Ugarteche (April 21, 1889 – August 15, 1967) was a banker who served twice as President of Peru. Son of former president Mariano Ignacio Prado, he was born in Lima and served as the nation's 43rd (1939 - 1945) and 46th (1956 - 1962) President. His brother, Leoncio Prado Gutiérrez, was a military hero who died in 1883, six years before Manuel Prado was born.

Prado was born in April 1889 as the son of Mariano Ignacio Prado. He went to college and became a banker. In 1915, Prado, along with General Benavides, overthrew Guillermo Billinghurst and his government during the First World War, in which Peru remained neutral. Benavides became the president of the Junta. Later imprisoned, he was deported to Chile and went into exile in France. He returned in 1932, and upon his return he was chairman of the board of the Peruvian Vapores Company and general manager and president of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru, which he served from 1934 to 1939. He ran and won the 1939 elections. Under his first administration, Peru came out victorious against Ecuador in the Ecuadorian-Peruvian War, and also became the first country in South America to break relations with the Axis, as Peru declared war on the Axis. After the end of his administration in 1945, he went to Paris, and eventually came back. He defeated Belaunde in the elections in 1956, as his second administration came to power. He sided with the United States in the Cold War, but was deposed in a coup, led by Ricardo Perez Godoy in 1962. He went into exile for one last time to Paris, where he died in 1967.

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Some of their strengths

Manuel Prado Ugarteche has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Generous, Energetic, Strong, Artistic, Hardworking, Loyal, and Optimistic.

Strong and Diligent

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Manuel Prado Ugarteche is someone who is a strong, diligent, and trustworthy person who approaches life with honesty and perseverance, but who is also physical, sensual, and artistic. A person who sees life as a journey not a destination.

Charming and Sophisticated

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Manuel Prado Ugarteche well know them as someone who can be classy, glamorous, and worldly, like jewelry.

Independent and Organized

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Manuel Prado Ugarteche as someone who is independent, organized, inventive, and generous.

A person who is curious and a loves learning, who seems to always know what to say, who has an optimism that can overcome any difficult situation, and who seems to be able to master almost any skill.

Charismatic and Playful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Manuel Prado Ugarteche is someone who is used to being the center of attention, and who has a playful approach to dealing with life.

They are also someone who is creative, expressive, and insightful, and who has a pioneering spirit with self-determination and natural artistic expression.

Patient and Compassionate

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Manuel Prado Ugarteche tends to be someone who approaches life with grace and compassion, and who has a powerful and commanding personality. Who can be analytical, patient, and deliberate, avoiding risks and seeking out stability instead.

Some of Manuel Prado Ugarteche's challenges

While Manuel Prado Ugarteche has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Manuel Prado Ugarteche can be Impatient, Stubborn, Idle, Suspicious, Difficult, Perfectionist, and Domineering.

Stubborn and Idle

One of Manuel Prado Ugarteche's key challenges is that they are someone who can be seen as stubborn and, at times, lazy.

Manuel Prado Ugarteche must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs.

Domineering and Impatient

Manuel Prado Ugarteche is someone who can be demanding, egotistical, and controlling, can have a lack of judgment regarding personal finances, be argumentative and stubborn, and who can have a tendency to be withdrawn and spend time in self-imposed isolation.

Materialistic and Aggressive

Finally, Manuel Prado Ugarteche also can be materialistic, emotional, aggressive, stubborn, inconsistent, and be prone to big temper outbursts.

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