List of Presidents of Ecuador

“Mi Poder en la Constitución”
“My Power in The Constitution”
 

  • Juan Jose Flores    1830 – 1835 (b. June 19,1801 “Venezuela” – d. 1864)
  • Vicente Rocafuerte    1835 – 1839 (b. May 5, 1783 – d. in Lima, Peru May 16, 1847)
  • Juan Jose Flores    1839 – 1843 and 1843 – 1845
  • Vicente Ramon Roca Rodriguez    1845 -1848
  • Coronel Manuel Ascázubi    October 14 1849 – October 16 1849
  • Diego De Noboa y Arteta    1850 – 1851
  • General José María Urbina    1851 – 1852
  • General Francisco Robles    (Peru invaded Ecuador and took Túmbez)
  • Jose Maria Urbina y Vitery
  • Gabriel Garcia Moreno    1861 – 1865 (b. December 24, 1821 – d. assassinated 1875)
  • Jerónimo Carrión    1865 – 1867
  • Javier Espinosa    1867 – 1869
  • Garcia Moreno    1869 – 1875
  • Antonio Borrero y Cortazar    1875 – 1876
  • Ignacio Veintimilla    1876 – NA
  • José M. Plácido Caamaño Cornejo    1884 – 1888
  • Antonio Flores Jijón    1888 – 1892
  • Luis Cordero Crespo    1892 – 1895
  • Vicente Lucio Salazar    1895 – 1895 ( a few months )
  • Eloy Alfaro Delgado    1895 – 1896
  • Eloy Alfaro Delgado    1896 – 1901
  • Leonidas Plaza Gutierrez    1901 – 1905
  • Lizardo Garcia    1905 – 1905 (Four months in power)
  • Eloy Alfaro Delgado    1905 – 1911
  • Victor Emilio Estrada    1911 – 1911 (d. Heart attack)
  • Carlos Freire Zaldumbide    1911 – 1912 (d. assasinated) (acting)
  • Leonidas Plaza    1912 – 1916 (second time)
  • Alfredo Baquerizp Moreno    1916 – 1920
  • José Luis Tamayo T.    1920 – 1924
  • Gonzalo S. Córdova y Rivera
  • Isidro Ayora Cueva
  • Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno    (acting)
  • Neptalí Bonifaz Ascásubi    (desqualified due to Peruvian citinzenship)
  • Alberto Guerrero Martinez    (acting)
  • Juan de Dios Martinez Mera
  • José María Velasco Ibarra    1934 – 1935 (b. 1893 – d. 1979) (1st time)
  • Antonio Pons    1935 (b. 1897) (acting)
  • Federico Páez    1935 – 1937 (b. 1876 – d. NA)
  • Alberto Enríquez Gallo    1937 – 1938 (b. 1893 – d. 1962)
  • Manuel Maria Borrero    1938 (b. 1883 – d. NA) (acting)
  • Aurelio Mosquera Narváez    1938 – 1939 (b. 1884 – d. 1939)
  • Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río    1939 (b. 1893 – d. 1969) (1st time) (acting)
  • Andrés Fernández de Córdova Nieto    1939 – 1940 (b. 1892) (acting)
  • Julio Enrique Moreno Peñaherrera    1940 (b. 1880 – d. NA)
  • Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río    1940 – 1944 (2nd time) (Peru invaded Ecuador)
  • José María Velasco Ibarra    1944 – 1947 (2nd time)
  • Coronel Carlos Mancheno Cajas    1947 (b. 1902)
  • Mariano Suárez Veintimilla    1947 (b. 1897) (acting)
  • Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola    1947 – 1948 (b. 1894 – d. 1952) (acting)
  • Galo Plaza Lasso    1948 – 1952 (b. 1906 – d. 1987)
    Famous words: “El Oriente es un Mito”.
  • José María Velasco Ibarra    1952 – 1956 (3rd time)
    Famous words: “Give me a balcony and I will be the President”.
  • Camilo Ponce Enríquez    1956 – 1960 (b. 1912 – d. 1976)
  • José María Velasco Ibarra    1960 – 1961 (4th time)
  • Camilo Gallegos Toledo    1961 (b. 1895) (acting)
  • Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy    1961 – 1963 (b. 1919) (acting)
  • Castro/Cabrera/Gándara/Freile    1963 – 1966 (Military Junta)
  • Clemente Yerovi Indaburú    1966 (b. 1904 – d. 1981) (acting)
  • Otto Arosemena Gómez    1966 – 1968 (b. 1922 – d. 1984) (acting)
  • José María Velasco Ibarra    1968 – 1972 (5th time)
  • General Guillermo Rodríguez Lara    1972 – 1976 (b. 1923)
  • Poveda (Navy)/Durán (Army)/Franco (Air force)   1976 – 1979 (Military Junta)
  • Jaime Roldós Aguilera    1979 – 1981 (b. 1940 – d. 1981) (Peru attacked Ecuador)
  • Osvaldo Hurtado Larrea    1981 – 1984 (b. 1941)
  • León Febres Cordero Rivadeneira    1984 – 1988 (b. 1931)
    Famous Words: Pan, Techo y Empleo
  • Rodrigo Borja Cevallos    1988 – 1992 (b. 1935)
    Famous Words: Justicia Social con Libertad
  • Sixto Durán Ballén    1992 – 1996 (b. 1921 Boston, Mass.)
    Famous Words: Ni un Paso Atrás!
  • Abdala Bucaram    1996 – 1997 (Six Months)
    Famous words: “They call me Crazy Abdalá, but madmen speak form the heart and see with their soul”.
  • A. Bucaram – R. Arteaga – F. Alarcon    1997 (Three Days)
  • Rosalia Arteaga    1997 (Three days)
  • Fabian Alarcon    1997 – 1998 Elected “Interim President” by Congress until 1998.
  • Jamil Mahauad    1998 – 2000 21.01 after an indean and military revolution the presidents quit
    Famous words: “Ecuador is like the Titanic but we won’t sink!”.
  • Gustavo Noboa B.    2000 – 2003 Famous words: “A Ecuador nadie lo Jode!”.
  • Lucio Gutierrez    2003 – 2005 20.04 after an civilian revolution the presidents ran away
    Famous words: “Neither I change this country or I die trying it!”.
  • Alfredo Palacio    2005 – 2007
  • Rafael Correa    2007 –