Fabián Alarcón

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Alarcón and the second or maternal family name is Rivera.
Fabián Alarcón
President of Ecuador
In office
February 11, 1997 – August 10, 1998
Vice President Rosalía Arteaga and Pedro Aguayo Cubillo
Preceded by Rosalía Arteaga
Succeeded by Jamil Mahuad
In office
February 6, 1997 – February 9, 1997
Preceded by Abdalá Bucaram
Succeeded by Rosalía Arteaga
President of the Ecuadorian Congress
In office
August 1995 – February 6, 1997
President Abdalá Bucaram Ortiz (1996-1997)
Sixto Durán Ballén (1995-1996)
Preceded by Heinz Moeller
Succeeded by Heinz Moeller
In office
August 14, 1991 – 1992
President Rodrigo Borja
Preceded by Wilfrido Lucero
Succeeded by Edilberto Bonilla
Personal details
Born (1947-04-14) April 14, 1947 (age 68)
Quito, Ecuador
Nationality Ecuadorian
Political party Alfarista Radical Front

Fabián Ernesto Alarcón Rivera (born April 14, 1947) was President of Ecuador from 6 February 1997 to 9 February 1997 and from February 11, 1997 to August 10, 1998.

Alarcón was born in Quito. He was head of the Congress from 1991 to 1992 and then again from August 1995 to February 1997, when he was made acting president due to the impeachment of President Abdalá Bucaram. This deepened the political crisis in Ecuador as vice-president Rosalía Arteaga challenged Alarcón's assumption of the presidency. Arteaga then became president for two days but Alarcón was then restored. He gave up the presidency after early elections were held in 1998, in which he did not run. In 1999 he was arrested on corruption charges, but was later released. Alarcón is a member of the Alfarista Radical Front.

Preceded by
Rosalía Arteaga
President of Ecuador
Succeeded by
Jamil Mahuad

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