Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río

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Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río
Monumento de Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río.JPG
President of Ecuador
In office
November 18, 1939 – December 10, 1939
Preceded byAurelio Mosquera
Succeeded byAndrés Córdova
President of Ecuador
In office
September 1, 1940 – May 28, 1944
Preceded byJulio Enrique Moreno
Succeeded byJosé María Velasco Ibarra
Personal details
Born(1893-11-27)November 27, 1893
Guayaquil, Ecuador
DiedOctober 31, 1969(1969-10-31) (aged 75)
Quito, Ecuador
NationalityEcuadorian

Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río (27 November 1893 – 31 October 1969) was President of Ecuador from 1940 - 1944. He was a member of the Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party. During his term, the country lost the 1941 Ecuadorian–Peruvian War. After trying to set up a police state, he was forced out of office by a popular uprising.

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