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 Carlos Freire Zaldumbide
Alfredo Baquerizo
Preceded by Eloy Alfaro
Succeeded by Lizardo García
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
(1865-04-18)April 18, 1865
Charapotó, Manabí Province, Ecuador
Died November 17, 1932(1932-11-17) (aged 67)
Huigra, Guayas, Ecuador
Nationality Ecuadorian
Political party Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party
Spouse(s) Avelina Lasso Ascázubi
Children Galo Plaza Lasso
Leónidas Plaza on a 2014 stamp of Ecuador

Leónidas Plaza y Gutiérrez de Caviedes[1] (April 18, 1865 – November 17, 1932) was an Ecuadorian politician who was the president of Ecuador for two separate occasions, from September 1, 1901 to August 31, 1905 and again 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 aristocratic 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[2].


  1. ^ Rulers.org
  2. ^ "Historia de los Presidentes - Galo Plaza Lasso" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2008-10-05. 

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