Clemente Yerovi

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Clemente Yerovi
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President of Ecuador
In office
March 19, 1966 – November 16, 1966
Preceded byTelmo Vargas
Succeeded byOtto Arosemena
Personal details
Born(1904-08-10)August 10, 1904
Barcelona, Spain
DiedJuly 19, 1981(1981-07-19) (aged 76)
Guayaquil, Ecuador

Clemente Yerovi Indaburu (August 10, 1904 – July 19, 1981) was a politician and the interim president of Ecuador from March 30, 1966, to November 16, 1966.

Yerovi was born in Barcelona, Spain, where his parents Clemente Yerovi Matheus and María Indaburu Seminario lived temporarily as consul general of Ecuador.

Yerovi studied at Vicente Rocafuerte High School in Guayaquil, and then at San Gabriel High School in Quito. He married Victoria Gómez Ycaza and had four children. Yerovi died on July 19, 1981 in Guayaquil, Ecuador from heart failure, aged 76.

Between 1948 and 1950, Yerovi served as Minister of Economy in the government of President Galo Plaza Lasso, who, after an extended era of political instability in the country, made it a priority to increase Ecuador’s agricultural production.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "How did Ecuador become the 'Banana Republic'? It's a story of ambition fulfilled". CuencaHighLife. 2019-04-20. Retrieved 2021-06-01.