Juan José Flores

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Juan José Flores
4th President of Ecuador
In office
April 1, 1843 – March 6, 1845
Vice PresidentFrancisco Marcos (1843–1845)
Preceded byInterim Presidency
Succeeded byJosé Joaquín de Olmedo
Interim President of Ecuador
In office
January 15, 1843 – April 1, 1843
3rd President of Ecuador
In office
February 1, 1839 – January 15, 1843
Vice PresidentFrancisco Javier Aguirre (1839–1843)
Preceded byVicente Rocafuerte
Succeeded byInterim Presidency
1st President of Ecuador
In office
September 22, 1830 – September 10, 1834
Vice PresidentJosé Joaquín Olmedo (1830–1831)
Modesto Larrea y Carrión (1831–1834)
Preceded byNone
Succeeded byVicente Rocafuerte
Provisional President of Ecuador
In office
August 14, 1830 – September 11, 1830
Supreme Chief of Ecuador
In office
May 13, 1830 – August 14, 1845
Personal details
Born(1800-07-19)July 19, 1800
Puerto Cabello, Venezuela
DiedOctober 1, 1864(1864-10-01) (aged 64)
Puná Island, Ecuador
Under house arrest abroad his ship
Spouse(s)Mercedes Jijón de Vivanco y Chiriboga

Juan José Flores y Aramburu (July 19, 1800 – October 1, 1864) was a Venezuelan military general who became Supreme Chief, and later the first President of the new Republic of Ecuador.[1] He later served two more terms from 1839 to 1843 and from 1843 to 1845, and is often referred to as "The Founder of the Republic".[2] His son Antonio Flores Jijón would soon become President of Ecuador.

Flores was born on July 19, 1800 in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. He was married to Mercedes Jijón de Vivanco y Chiriboga. Flores died on October 1, 1864 in Puná Island, Ecuador from uremia caused by kidney failure, aged 64.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ecuador Online [1]. Retrieved May 7th, 2013
  2. Villalba, Jorge F. [2] El General Juan José Flores, Fundador de la República del Ecuador, 1993

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