Carlos Fitzcarrald

Carlos Fermín Fitzcarrald (1862 – 9 July 1897) was a Peruvian rubber baron from the city of Iquitos. He was of mixed Irish-American and Peruvian descent and he served as an inspiration for Werner Herzog's film Fitzcarraldo. Today the Carlos Fermín Fitzcarrald Province is named after him.

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July 9th, 1897 at age of 35


1.Carlos Fermín Fitzcarrald Province

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The Carlos Fermín Fitzcarrald Province is one of 20 provinces of the Ancash Region of Peru. It is named after Carlos Fermín Fitzcarrald, the rubber tycoon whose life served as an inspiration behind the 1982 film Fitzcarraldo.
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