Lizardo García

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Lizardo Garcia Sorroza
Lizardo Garcia Sorrroza.jpg
27th President of Ecuador
In office
September 1, 1905 – January 15, 1906
Vice PresidentAlfredo Baquerizo
Preceded byLeónidas Plaza
Succeeded byEloy Alfaro
Personal details
Born(1844-04-26)April 26, 1844
Guayaquil, Ecuador
DiedMay 29, 1937(1937-05-29) (aged 93)
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Political partyRadical Liberal Party
Lizardo Garcia Sorrroza on a 2014 stamp of Ecuador

Lizardo García Sorroza (26 April 1844 – 29 May 1937) 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.


Political offices
Preceded by
Leonidas Plaza
President of Ecuador
Succeeded by
Eloy Alfaro