Telmo Vargas

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Telmo Vargas
Head of State of Ecuador
In office
1966
Preceded byRamón Castro Jijón
Succeeded byClemente Yerovi
Personal details
Born
Telmo Oswaldo Vargas Benalcázar

(1912-10-09)9 October 1912
San José de Minas, Quito Canton, Ecuador
Died9 August 2013(2013-08-09) (aged 100)
Quito, Ecuador
Military service
Allegiance Ecuador
Branch/serviceArmed Forces of Ecuador
RankGeneral

General Telmo Oswaldo Vargas Benalcázar (9 October 1912 – 9 August 2013)[1][2][3] was an Ecuadorian politician. He served as President of Ecuador. He was Chief of Staff of Armed Forces of Ecuador. His army overthrew the military of Ramón Castro Jijón on 29 March 1966.

References[change | change source]

  1. Asociatión de Generales y Almirates de las Fuerzas Armadas (2014). "Nota Necrologica: Telmo Oswaldo Vargas Benalcázar General de División" (in Spanish). Press release. http://asogenal.espe.edu.ec/wp-content/uploads/wordpress/REV.-PRESENCIA-2014.pdf. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  2. "El general más antiguo de las FF.AA. cumple 100 años". El Telégrafo (in Spanish). 2012-10-13. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  3. http://www.elcomerciodelecuador.es/sociedad/general-telmo-oswaldo-vargas-Jefe-Supremo-historia_0_791320954.html