Luis Cordero Crespo

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Luis Benjamín Cordero y Crespo
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President of Ecuador
In office
July 1, 1892 – Apr 16, 1895
Preceded by Antonio Flores Jijón
Succeeded by Vicente Lucio Salazar
Personal details
Born (1833-04-06)April 6, 1833
Ecuador
Died January 30, 1912(1912-01-30) (aged 78)
Nationality Ecuadorian
Political party Progresistas

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.

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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

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