Antonio Flores Jijón, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Antonio Flores Jijón

16th President of Ecuador

Date of Birth: 23-Oct-1833

Place of Birth: Quito, Pichincha Province, Ecuador

Date of Death: 30-Aug-1915

Profession: writer, lawyer, military personnel, politician, diplomat

Nationality: Ecuador, Colombia

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio


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About Antonio Flores Jijón

  • Juan Antonio María Flores y Jijón de Vivanco (23 October 1833 – 30 August 1915) as 13th President of Ecuador 17 August 1888 to 30 June 1892. He was a member of the Progressive Party, a Liberal Catholic party. Antonio Flores was born in Quito at Carondelet Palace (the presidential residence) while his father, General Juan José Flores, presided over the nation.
  • His mother was Mercedes Jijón de Vivanco y Chiriboga, daughter of the Count of Casa Jijón, member of one of Quito's old aristocratic families.
  • During the first presidency of Gabriel García Moreno, Flores was an ambassador in Paris, London, and Washington.
  • He died in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • He was married to Leonor Ruiz de Apodaca y García-Tienza, a native of Cuba.
  • His vicepresident and predecessor was Pedro José Cevallos.

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