Ramón Castro Jijón

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Admiral Ramón Castro Jijón (15 November 1915 – 1 November 1984) was President of Ecuador 11 July 1963 to 29 March 1966. He was appointed commander of the Ecuadorian Navy by Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy, who he overthrew in a coup. For his entire term as President he was a military ruler, serving as chairman of a military junta.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Carlos Julio Arosemena Monroy
President of Ecuador
Succeeded by
Telmo Vargas