Lizardo García

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Lizardo Garcia Sorrroza
Lizardo Garcia Sorrroza on a 2014 stamp of Ecuador

Lizardo García Sorroza (26 April 1844 – 29 May 1927) was President of Ecuador from 1 September 1905 to 15 January 1906.


García was born in Guayaquil. He founded the chamber of commerce of Guayaquil and was a member of the firefighters of his natal city.

Political life[edit]

Garcia was also a candidate in the presidential election of 1901, but lost to Leonidas Plaza.


Garcia was elected president in 1905, but only served for a few months. He was overthrown by the revolution led by Eloy Alfaro and was forced to leave the office.


Preceded by
Leonidas Plaza
President of Ecuador
Succeeded by
Eloy Alfaro