Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río

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Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río (27 November 1893 – 31 October 1969) was President of Ecuador from 1940 - 1944. He was a member of the Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party. During his term, the country lost the 1941 Ecuadorian–Peruvian War. After trying to set up a police state, he was forced out of office by a popular uprising.

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Preceded by
Aurelio Mosquera
President of Ecuador
1939
Succeeded by
Andrés Córdova
Preceded by
Julio Enrique Moreno
President of Ecuador
1940-1944
Succeeded by
Julio Teodoro Salem