Leónidas Plaza

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Leónidas Plaza Gutiérrez
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President of Ecuador
In office
September 1, 1901 – August 31, 1905
Vice President Alfredo Baquerizo
Preceded by Eloy Alfaro
Succeeded by Lizardo García
President of Ecuador
In office
September 1, 1912 – August 31, 1916
Preceded by Francisco Andrade Marín
Succeeded by Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
Personal details
Born Leónidas Plaza y Gutiérrez de Caviedes
(1865-04-19)April 19, 1865
Manabí, Ecuador
Died November 17, 1935(1935-11-17) (aged 70)
Huigra, Guayas, Ecuador
Nationality Ecuadorian
Political party Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party
Spouse(s) Avelina Lasso Ascázubi
Children Galo Plaza Lasso
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Plaza and the second or maternal family name is Gutiérrez.
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Leónidas Plaza y Gutiérrez de Caviedes[1] (April 19, 1865 – November 17, 1932) was president of Ecuador for two separate occasions: From September 1, 1901 to August 31, 1905 and from September 1, 1912 to August 31, 1916.

He was the son of José Buenaventura Plaza, a school teacher and, Alegría Gutiérrez de Caviedes Sevillano, an attractive tall woman with arostocratic features and exquisite social manners of Colombian descendancy . He married María Avelina Lasso Ascázubi, with whom he had eight children. One of them, Galo Plaza, was also president of Ecuador.


  1. ^ Rulers.org

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Preceded by
Eloy Alfaro
President of Ecuador
Succeeded by
Lizardo García
Preceded by
Alfredo Baquerizo
President of Ecuador
Succeeded by
Alfredo Baquerizo