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
NationalityEcuadorian
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.

Life[edit]

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.

Presidency[edit]

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.

References[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Leonidas Plaza
President of Ecuador
1905–1906
Succeeded by
Eloy Alfaro