Luis Cordero Crespo

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Luis Cordero

Luis Benjamín Cordero y Crespo (6 April 1833 – 30 January 1912) was President of Ecuador 1 July 1892 to 16 April 1895. His parents were Gregorio Cordero and Josefa Crespo. He was a member of the Progresistas, a liberal Catholic political party, and was a member of the provisional governing junta which led the Progresistas to power in 1883.

Luis Cordero wrote poems in Spanish and Kichwa and published the first Kichwa-Spanish-Kichwa dictionary in Ecuador in 1892.

Works[edit]

  • Dos cantos a la Raza Latina
  • Elogio de Malo y Solano
  • Poesías Jocosas
  • Poesías Serias
  • El Rimini llacta y el Cuchiquillca
  • El Adios
  • Luis Cordero (1892): Quichua Shimiyuc Panca: Quichua-Castilla, Castilla-Quichua = Diccionario Quichua Quichua-Castellano, Castellano-Quichua. Coleccion Kashcanchicracmi, 1, 427 pankakuna, 4th edition, January 1989, ISBN 9978-84-042-7


Preceded by
Antonio Flores
President of Ecuador
1892-1895
Succeeded by
Vicente Lucio Salazar

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