Person - Mújica Gurruchaga, Martín José de (1773-ca.1838)

Mújica Gurruchaga, Martín José de (1773-ca.1838)




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Dates of existence/Biographical dates:

Errezil (Gipuzkoa, España)  1773-10-27 - 1838


He was a Crime Prosecutor from Cuzco and a government representative in the Cortes (parliament).

He was the son of Francisco Ignacio de Múxica and María Jesús de Gurruchaga. He went to America with his older brother Jose Antonio and his uncle Miguel Antonio de Múxica, who was returning to Cordoba de Tucumán in 1789. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Law from the University of Cuzco and, in October 1800, his bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in Law and Canons from the University Of San Cristobal in Huamanga. He became a lawyer before the Lima Court on January 18, 1802.

After a variety of local and regional charges, in 1813 he was elected Government Representative of the province of Huamanga at the Cortes. He took office in 1814, just before its dissolution. By consultation on November 11 and title of December 13, 1815, he was appointed Prosecutor of the Court of Cuzco, and took office on October 24, 1817. He was listed as such in the Guía de forasteros of 1823.

Múxica became the prosecutor of the Cuzco Superior Court, which was created in 1825, and a decade later he became a chairperson and President of the court. He was appointed chair of Arequipa when advocate Andres de Santa Cruz appointed chair of the Supreme Court of the South Peruvian State on August 22, 1838. The following year, Agustín Gamarra reestablished him in his position as a member of the Superior Court of Cuzco.

Cortes ordinarias, 1813-1814

Date of the event: 1813 - 1814




Cuzco (Perú)


Ayacucho (Perú)


Cádiz (España)

Lugar de Nacimiento:

Errezil (Gipuzkoa, España) in 1773-10-27


Diccionario biográfico de parlamentarios españoles. 1, Cortes de Cádiz, 1810-1814 [Madrid]: Cortes Generales, Servicios de Publicaciones. 1 disco (CD-ROM). 978-84-7943-386-4 .

Related Authorities

Audiencia de Cuzco  ( He/She works for )

Associative relations :

Royal Audiencia of Lima  ( He/She works for )


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