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Julio Óscar Trelles Montes

Born 1904
Died 1990

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Peruvian neurologist and politician, 1904-1990.

Biography of Julio Óscar Trelles Montes

Julio Óscar Trelles Montes in 1938 founded the journal Revista de neuro-psiquiatria. He was Prime Minister of Peru from July 28 to December 31, 1963. The Oscar Trelles Montes Institute of Neurological Sciences is named in his honour.

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