Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy

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Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy
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Monument in Guayaquil
President of Ecuador
In office
November 7, 1961 – July 11, 1963
Preceded byJosé María Velasco Ibarra
Succeeded byMilitary Junta
(Title held by Ramón Castro Jijón)
Personal details
Born(1919-08-24)24 August 1919
Guayaquil, Ecuador
DiedMarch 5, 2004(2004-03-05) (aged 84)
Guayaquil, Ecuador

Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy (24 August 1919[1] – 5 March 2004) served as Vice President of Ecuador and due to the ousting of President José María Velasco Ibarra, became President of Ecuador from 7 November 1961 to 11 July 1963.

He was born in Guayaquill on 24 August 1919. He was the son Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola, also former president of Ecuador and Laura Monroy Garaycoa.

Arosemena disgraced himself by getting drunk at a banquet Wednesday night in honor of the president of the Grace Lines, retired U.S. Adm. Wilfred McNeil. Guests at the reception said the president shouted abuse at U.S. Ambassador Maurice Bernbaum, vomited in front of the gathering and committed 'even more indecorous acts.

Arosemena died on 5 March 2004 from natural causes, aged Guayaquil, Ecuador.

References[change | change source]

  1. Latin American lives: selected biographies from the five-volume Encyclopedia ... - Macmillan General Reference Staff, Macmillan Publishing - Google Books. Retrieved 2012-01-16.