Luis Cordero Crespo

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Luis Cordero Crespo
President of Ecuador
In office
July 1, 1892 – April 16, 1895
Preceded by Antonio Flores Jijón
Succeeded by Vicente Lucio Salazar
Personal details
Born Luis Benjamín Cordero y Crespo
April 6, 1833(1833-04-06)
Déleg, Cañar, Ecuador
Died January 30, 1912(1912-01-30) (aged 78)
Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Nationality Ecuadorian

Luis Benjamín Cordero y Crespo (6 April 1833 – 30 January 1912) was President of Ecuador 1 July 1892 to 16 April 1895. His parents were Gregorio Cordero and Josefa Crespo. He was a member of the Progresistas, a liberal Catholic political party, and was a member of the provisional governing junta which led the Progresistas to power in 1883.

Luis Cordero wrote poems in Spanish and Kichwa and published the first Kichwa-Spanish-Kichwa dictionary in Ecuador.

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