Gustavo Noboa

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Gustavo Noboa
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42nd President of Ecuador
In office
22 January 2000 – 15 January 2003
Vice PresidentPedro Pinto Rubianes
Preceded byJamil Mahuad
Succeeded byLucio Gutiérrez
Vice President of Ecuador
In office
10 August 1998 – 21 January 2000
PresidentJamil Mahuad
Preceded byPedro Aguayo Cubillo
Succeeded byPedro Pinto Rubianes
Governor of Guayas
In office
March 1983 – August 1984
PresidentOsvaldo Hurtado Larrea
Succeeded byJaime Nebot
Personal details
Born
Gustavo José Joaquín Noboa Bejarano

(1937-08-21)21 August 1937
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Died16 February 2021(2021-02-16) (aged 83)
Miami, Florida, United States
NationalityEcuadorian
Political partyPopular Democracy
Spouse(s)María Isabel Baquerizo
Alma materUniversity of Guayaquil

Gustavo José Joaquín Noboa Bejarano (21 August 1937 – 16 February 2021) was an Ecuadorian politician. He was the 42nd President of Ecuador from 22 January 2000 to 15 January 2003. Before, he was the Vice President during Jamil Mahuad's government from 1998 to 2000.

Noboa was born on 21 August 1937 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. He was married to María Isabel Baquerizo. In March 2006, Noboa was put under house arrest for mishandling Ecuador's foreign debt.[1]

Noboa died at a hospital in Miami, Florida from a heart attack while having brain cancer surgery on 16 February 2021, aged 83.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ecuador's ex-President Gustavo Noboa released from house arrest", The Associated Press, March 17, 2006
  2. "Murió el expresidente Gustavo Noboa", El Universo, February 16, 2021