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Carlos Mancheno Cajas

De facto President of Ecuador

Carlos Mancheno Cajas (October 9, 1902 - October 11, 1996) was President of Ecuador from 23 August 1947 to 2 September 1947.

Carlos Mancheno Cajas
President of Ecuador
In office
August 23, 1947 – September 2, 1947
Preceded byJosé María Velasco Ibarra
Succeeded byMariano Suárez Veintimilla
Personal details
Born(1902-10-09)October 9, 1902
Ibarra, Ecuador
DiedOctober 11, 1996(1996-10-11) (aged 94)
Guayaquil, Ecuador
NationalityEcuadorian

Mancheno assumed control after a coup d'état he led deposed President José María Velasco. Velasco left the country, returning later both to Ecuador and the to presidency. Mancheno himself was removed only ten days after taking control, and Velasco's vice-president, Mariano Suárez Veintimilla, assumed the presidency.

Mancheno died on October 11, 1996 in Guayaquil, Ecuador from natural causes, aged 94.

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