Revolutionary Vanguard (in Spanish: Vanguardia Revolucionaria) was a political party in Peru founded in 1965 by various Marxist groups. Leaders included Ricardo Napurí (who created it after participating to the MIR [1]), César Benavides, Ricardo Letts and Edmundo Murrugarra.

In 1977 VR took part in the foundation of the UDP. It participated in the 1978 elections on UDP lists.

In 1980 VR was one of the founding members of IU.

In 1984 VR merged with other groups to form the Mariateguist Unified Party (PUM).


  1. Interview with Ricardo Napurí, Página/12, 10 October 2004 (in Spanish)

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