creation of a new language that blended Spanish and Quechua and premiered in hisdebut novelYawar Fiesta
DANIEL ALCIDES CARRIÓN
(August 12, 1857
October 5, 1885)
He was aPeruvianmedical student after whomCarrion's diseaseis named. He described thedisease in the course of what proved to be afatal experiment upon himself in 1885, in order to demonstrate definitively the cause of theillness. He was inoculated by close friends withblood from a wart between the eyes of a 14-year-old patient. His aim was to prove a linkbetween the acute blood stage of Oroya fever with that of the later chronic form of the disease
typified by numerous red wart-like dermal nodules. Neither the cause nor mode of transmission of Oroya fever was thenknown and, furthermore, the relationship between the acute and chronic forms of thedisease was not proven.
CARLOS NORIEGA(October 08, 1959)
Astronaut. Born on October 8, 1959, in Lima, Peru. Noriegagrew up in Santa Clara, California. While in college, he was amember of the U.S. Navy's Reserve Officers' Training Corps. After graduation, Noriega received a commission with theU.S. Marine Corps and went to flight school. He had several