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Aurelio Mosquera

President of Ecuador

Don Aurelio Mosquera Narváez (2 August 1883 – 17 November 1939) was an Ecuadorian politician, who was the President of Ecuador from December 1938 to November 1939.

Aurelio Mosquera
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President of Ecuador
In office
December 2, 1938 – November 17, 1939
Preceded byManuel María Borrero
Succeeded byCarlos Alberto Arroyo
Personal details
BornAugust 2, 1883
Quito, Ecuador
DiedNovember 17, 1939(1939-11-17) (aged 56)
Quito, Ecuador
Political partyEcuadorian Radical Liberal Party
Spouse(s)Judith Pérez Dávalos
ReligionRoman Catholic

Mosquera was born in Quito. He studied medicine in Quito, then went to Paris to carry in with his education.

In 1938, after the removal of Manuel María Borrero, he was named President of Ecuador. During his short time as president, with the support of the army, he dissolved the National Assembly and reestablished the Constitution of 1906, known for its secularity.

His term as president ended when he died on November 17, 1939 in Quito from a heart attack, aged 56.

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