Pedro José de Arteta

Acting President of Ecuador (1867 - 1868)

Pedro José de Arteta y Calisto (1797 – 24 August 1873[1]) was Vice President of Ecuador from 1865 to 1869 and served briefly as President from 6 November 1867 to 20 January 1868. He was the brother of Nicolás Joaquín de Arteta y Calisto, first Archbishop of Quito. He was a Conservative.

Pedro José de Arteta
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11th President of Ecuador
In office
November 7, 1867 – January 20, 1868
Preceded byJerónimo Carrión
Succeeded byJuan Javier Espinosa
Personal details
Quito, Ecuador
Died24 August 1873 (aged 66)
Quito, Ecuador

Arteta was born in 1787 in Quito, Ecuador. He died from a heart attack in his home in Quito, Ecuador, aged 66.