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Antonio Flores Jijón

President of Ecuador

Juan Antonio María Flores y Jijón de Vivanco (23 October 1833 – 30 August 1915) was President of Ecuador from 17 August 1888 to 30 June 1892. He was a member of the Progressive Party, a Liberal Catholic party.

Antonio Flores Jijón
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President of Ecuador
In office
August 17, 1888 – June 10, 1892
Preceded byPedro José Cevallos
Succeeded byLuis Cordero Crespo
Personal details
BornJuan Antonio María Flores y Jijón de Vivanco
(1833-10-23)October 23, 1833
Quito, Ecuador
DiedAugust 30, 1915(1915-08-30) (aged 81)
Geneva, Switzerland
NationalityEcuadorian

Antonio Flores was born in Quito at Carondelet Palace (the presidential residence) while his father, General Juan José Flores was President of Ecuador. During the first presidency of Gabriel García Moreno, Flores was an ambassador in Paris, London, and Washington, D.C..

He died in Geneva, Switzerland from complications of pneumonia. He was married to Leonor Ruiz de Apodaca y García-Tienza, a native of Cuba. His vice-president and predecessor was Pedro José Cevallos.

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