Javier Perez de Cuellar Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Net Worth

Javier Perez de Cuellar, former UN secretary and prime minister of Peru died at the age of 100. As per his son Fransisco, he died natural death at home and no other cause of death reported. He was born on 19th January 1920 in Lima and attended a private school for high school education. Later completed his college studies from Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. After studying law, he joined the Peruvian Foreign Office in 1940, and in 1944 he switched to diplomatic service. As a young diplomat, he gained experience in Bolivia, Brazil and Great Britain, and returned to the Foreign Office in 1961.

Career in United Nations

In 1975 he became UN Special Representative for Cyprus. On 1st January, 1982 Perez de Cuellar assumed the office of the UN Secretary General to succeed Kurt Waldheim, and was re-elected in October 1986 for a second term. During his two terms in office, he led mediation between Britain and Argentina following the Falklands War and promoted the Contadora Group’s efforts for peace and stability in Central America. He also mediated in the negotiations for Namibia’s independence, in the Western Sahara conflict and in the Cyprus conflict. His second term as Secretary General ended on 31st December, 1991.

Two term Prime Minister of Peru

In 1994 he founded the Unión por el Perú party, with which he ran in the 1995 presidential and congressional elections. Although he received only 21.8% of the vote and was defeated by Alberto Fujimori (64.4%). During the turmoil that erupted after the resignation of Fujimori in Peru, he practiced on a transitional basis from November 2000 to July 2001 the Office of the Prime Minister. During this time, he was responsible for the disclosure of telephone surveillance activities by the Peruvian secret service under Fujimori.

Perez de Cuellar Biography

Real Name Javier Felipe Ricardo Pérez de Cuéllar de la Guerra
Birth Date January 19, 1920
Aged 100 Years
Died March 4, 2020
Birth Place Lima, Peru
Nationality Peruvian
Profession Politician
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Capricorn

Perez de Cuellar Height, Weight and Body Measurement

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in centimeters – 177 cm  
Weight in Kilograms – 80 kg  –  in Pounds –  176 lbs
Chest Size 37 inches
Waist Size 34 inches
Biceps Size 16 inches
Shoe Size 10 (US)
Hair Color White
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average
Sexual Orientation Straight


School Not Known
College  Pontifical Catholic University of Peru


Father Ricardo Pérez de Cuéllar
Mother Rosa de la Guerra Cevallos
Sister None
Brother None

Perez de Cuellar Affairs (Relationship Status)

What was Perez de Cuellar marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce) Married
How many children did Perez de Cuellar have? (name) One (Agueda Cristina)
Who was Javier Perez de Cuellar wife? (name) Marcela Temple Seminario

Favorite Things

Book Not Known
Place Not Known
Food Not Known

Perez de Cuellar Net Worth:

After successful career of two term prime minister of Peru and UN General Secretary, he had done so many mediatory work in order to maintain peace and love in the world. Throughout his career no doubt he had earned so much money and fortune but no exact details about his net worth or salary is disclosed.

Trivia: Important Facts about Javier de Cuellar:

  • He was born and raised in Lima and died at his home on 4th March 2020.
  • His father died when he was just four years old who was associated in business.
  • In order to support his own studies, he even worked as a clerk in Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Peru.
  • Javier was initially posted in as the first secretary of Peru in Paris embassy.
  • In 2005, he suffered a heart attack and rushed to hospital in Paris and spent almost a week in treatment.
  • He became the oldest former prime minister on 19th June 2017 in country’s history.
  • Apart from politics, he was an avid author and published about four books.
  • As of now there is no further details available regarding his funeral.

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