List of presidents of the National Congress of Ecuador

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The president of the National Congress was the presiding officer of the legislature of Ecuador from 1979 to 2009.

Unicameral Congress 1831-1834[edit]

Presidents of the Congress Took office Left office
Modesto Larrea y Carrión September 1831 October 1831
Manuel Matheu y Herrera October 1831 October 1831
Salvador Ortega Estacio August 1832 November 1832
Francisco de Marcos y Crespo September 1833 October 1833

Bicameral Congress 1837-1970[edit]

Presidents of the Senate Took office Left office
Juan José Flores January 1837 April 1837
José Fernández Salvador López, Diego Noboa y Arteta, Pedro José de Arteta January 1839 April 1839
José Félix Valdivieso y Valdivieso January 1841 March 1841
Vicente Rocafuerte, Ángel Tola y Salcedo September 1846 November 1846
Antonio Elizalde Lamar September 1847 November 1847
Diego Noboa y Arteta September 1848 November 1848
José Fernández Salvador López November 1848 November 1848
Modesto Larrea y Carrión September 1849 November 1849
Manuel Bustamante del Mazo August 1853 December 1853
Manuel Gómez de la Torre y Gangotena September 1854 December 1854
Manuel Bustamante del Mazo September 1855 November 1855
Vidal Alvarado Espinosa September 1856 November 1856
Manuel Bustamante del Mazo September 1857 November 1858
Manuel Gómez de la Torre y Gangotena August 1863 October 1863
Juan Aguirre Montúfar March 1864 April 1864
Nicolás Espinosa Rivadeneira September 1865 November 1865
Pedro Carbo y Noboa August 1867 November 1867
Manuel Angulo y Martínez de la Vega January 1868 January 1868
José María de Santistevan y Plaza August 1871 October 1871
Roberto de Ascásubi y Matheu August 1873 October 1873
Rafael Pólit August 1875 October 1875
Julio Sáenz Salvador October 1875 December 1875
Leopoldo Fernández Salvador y Valdivieso August 1880 November 1880
Luis Cordero Crespo June 1885 August 1885
Juan León Mera June 1886 August 1886
Camilo Ponce Ortiz June 1887 August 1887
Agustín Guerrero Lizarzaburu, Camilo Ponce Ortiz June 1888 August 1888
Agustín Guerrero Lizarzaburu August 1888 September 1888
Pedro lgnacio Lizarzaburu y Borja May 1890 August 1890
Vicente Lucio Salazar June 1892 September 1892
Elías Lasso Acosta June 1894 August 1894
Carlos Matheus Pacheco August 1894 August 1894
Manuel Ángel Larrea Donoso August 1898 November 1898
Luis Adriano Dillon Reyna July 1899 October 1899
Manuel Benigno Cueva Betancourt August 1900 October 1901
Aurelio Noboa Baquerizo August 1902 October 1903
Carlos Freile Zaldumbide August 1904 October 1904
José Luis Tamayo August 1905 October 1905
Abelardo Moncayo Jijón August 1908 October 1908
Genaro Larrea Vela October 1908 November 1908
Bartolomé Huerta Gómez de Urrea August 1909 November 1909
Lino Cardenas Proaño June 1910 July 1910
Carlos Freile Zaldumbide August 1910 October 1911
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno August 1912 October 1915
Miguel E. Seminario Marticorena August 1916 October 1917
Gonzalo Córdova August 1918 October 1918
Julio Burbano Aguirre August 1919 October 1919
José Julián Andrade Bastidas August 1920 October 1922
Alberto Guerrero Martínez August 1923 October 1924
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno August 1930 December 1930
Alberto Acosta Soberón August 1931 December 1931
Alberto Guerrero Martínez August 1932 December 1932
José Rafael Bustamante December 1932 December 1932
José Vicente Trujillo August 1933 November 1934
Enrique Baquerizo Moreno November 1934 December 1934
Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río August 1935 September 1935
Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río February 1939 August 1940
Julio Enrique Moreno August 1940 February 1942
Miguel Ángel Albornoz Tabares August 1942 October 1943
Manuel Agustín Aguirre Ríos December 1945 December 1945
José Rafael Bustamante September 1947 September 1947
Manuel Sotomayor August 1948 October 1949
Abel Gilbert August 1950 November 1951
Alfredo Chiriboga August 1952 November 1955
Francisco Illingworth August 1956 November 1959
Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy August 1960 November 1961
Reinaldo Varea November 1961 November 1962
Gonzalo Cordero Crespo November 1967 December 1967
Juan lllingworth Baquerizo August 1968 May 1970
Presidents of the Chamber of Deputies Took office Left office
José María Santistevan January 1837 April 1837
Vicente Flor Eguez, Juan Manuel Benítez, Antonio Bustamante, Atanasio Carrión January 1839 April 1839
José Pío de Escudero January 1841 March 1841
Roberto de Ascásubi September 1846 November 1846
Manuel Gómez de la Torre September 1847 November 1847
José Manuel Jijón September 1848 November 1848
Antonio Mata Martínez November 1848 November 1848
José María Urvina September 1849 November 1849
Nicolás Espinosa August 1853 December 1853
Vicente Flor September 1854 December 1854
Juan Bautista Vásquez September 1855 November 1855
Pablo Herrera González September 1856 November 1856
Pablo Guevara September 1857 November 1857
Pablo Bustamante September 1858 November 1858
Juan Bautista Vásquez August 1863 October 1863
Elías Lasso March 1864 April 1864
Francisco León Franco September 1865 November 1865
Camilo Ponce Ortiz August 1867 November 1867
Antonio Portilla January 1868 January 1868
Francisco Arboleda August 1871 October 1871
Vicente Lucio Salazar August 1873 October 1873
Pablo Bustamante August 1875 December 1875
Juan Ignacio Moreno, Napoleón Aguirre August 1880 November 1880
Juan Bautista Vásquez June 1885 August 1885
Julio Castro June 1886 August 1886
Aparicio Rivadeneira June 1887 August 1887
Remigio Crespo Toral June 1888 August 1888
Federico Rivera August 1888 September 1888
Carlos Matheus May 1890 August 1890
Santiago Carrasco June 1892 September 1892
Carlos Casares June 1894 August 1894
José Luis Tamayo August 1898 November 1898
Carlos Freile Zaldumbide July 1899 October 1899
José Luis Tamayo October 1899 October 1899
Leónidas Plaza August 1900 October 1900
Abelardo Posso October 1901 October 1901
José Julián Andrade, Miguel Ángel Carbo August 1902 October 1903
Modesto Peñaherrera August 1904 October 1905
Abelardo Montalvo August 1908 August 1911
Francisco Andrade Marín October 1911 October 1911
Julio Enrique Fernández August 1912 October 1912
Manuel E. Escudero, Luis Antonio Pallares August 1913 October 1913
Agustín Cabezas August 1914 October 1914
Manuel Cabeza de Vaca August 1915 October 1915
Miguel Ángel Albornoz August 1916 October 1917
Manuel María Sánchez August 1918 October 1918
Pacífico Villagómez August 1919 October 1919
Luis Vernaza, Juan de Dios Martínez August 1920 October 1921
Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río August 1922 October 1923
Ricardo Villavicencio Ponce August 1924 October 1924
Manuel A. Navarro August 1930 December 1931
José María Velasco Ibarra August 1932 December 1932
Fausto Navarro Allende December 1932 December 1932
Guillermo Ramos August 1933 September 1935
Andrés Córdova February 1939 August 1940
José Ramón Boloña August 1940 February 1942
Alfredo Sevilla August 1942 October 1942
Teodoro Maldonado Carbo August 1943 October 1943
Manuel Elicio Flor Torres December 1945 December 1945
Carlos Andrade Marín Malo September 1947 October 1948
Augusto Alvarado Olea August 1949 November 1949
Ruperto Alarcón Falconí August 1950 November 1950
Daniel Córdova Toral August 1951 November 1951
Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy, Rafael Arízaga Vega August 1952 November 1952
José Baquero de la Calle August 1953 February 1954
Gonzalo Cordero Crespo August 1954 November 1954
Manuel Jijón Caamaño y Flores August 1955 November 1956
Otto Arosemena Gómez August 1957 November 1958
Manuel Jijón Caamaño y Flores August 1959 November 1959
Manuel Araujo Hidalgo, Nicolás Valdano Raffo August 1960 November 1961
Aurelio Dávila Cajas November 1961 December 1961
Jaime Acosta Velasco August 1962 November 1962
Julio Estupiñan Tello November 1967 December 1967
Raúl Clemente Huerta Rendón August 1968 May 1970

Unicameral Congress 1979-2007[edit]

The legislature was called Chamber of Representatives from 1979 to 1984, and National Congress from 1984 to 2009. Below is the list of office-holders 1979—2007:[1]

Presidents of the National Congress Party Took office Left office
Assad Bucaram Concentration of People's Forces August 1979 August 1980
Raúl Baca Carbo Democratic Left August 1980 August 1982
Rodolfo Baquerizo Concentration of People's Forces August 1982 August 1983
Gary Esparza [es] PCD August 1983 August 1984
Raúl Baca Carbo Democratic Left August 1984 August 1985
Averroes Bucaram Concentration of People's Forces August 1985 August 1986
Andrés Vallejo Democratic Left August 1986 August 1987
Jorge Zavala Democratic Left August 1987 August 1988
Wilfrido Lucero Christian Democratic Union August 1988 August 1990
Averroes Bucaram Concentration of People's Forces August 1990 October 1990
Edelberto Bonilla Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party October 1990 August 1991
Fabián Alarcón Alfarista Radical Front 1991 1992
Carlos Vallejo López Christian Democratic Union August 1992 August 1993
Samuel Bellettini Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party August 1993 August 1994
Heinz Moeller Social Christian Party August 1994 August 1995
Fabián Alarcón Alfarista Radical Front August 1995 February 1997
Heinz Moeller Social Christian Party February 1997 August 1998
Juan José Pons Christian Democratic Union August 1998 August 2000
Susana González Muñoz Independent August 2000 August 2000
Hugo Quevedo Social Christian Party August 2000 June 2001
José Cordero Christian Democratic Union June 2001 January 2003
Guillermo Landázuri Democratic Left January 2003 January 2005
Omar Quintana Roldosist Party January 2005 April 2005
Wilfrido Lucero Democratic Left April 2005 January 2007
Jorge Cevallos Macías Institutional Renewal Party of National Action January 2007 November 2007

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PRESIDENTES DEL CONGRESO NACIONAL DESDE 1979 | 1998-08-07 00:00:00 Explored - Noticias de Ecuador". Explored.com.ec. 1998-08-07. Retrieved 2012-03-15.

Sources[edit]

  • Various editions of The Europa World Year Book