Telmo Vargas

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Telmo Vargas
Personal details
Born Telmo Oswaldo Vargas Benalcázar
(1912-10-09)9 October 1912
San José de Minas, Quito Canton, Ecuador
Died 9 August 2013(2013-08-09) (aged 100)
Quito, Ecuador
Military service
Allegiance  Ecuador
Service/branch Armed Forces of Ecuador
Rank General

General Telmo Oswaldo Vargas Benalcázar (9 October 1912 – 9 August 2013) was Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Ecuador, who overthrew the military junta of Ramón Castro Jijón on 29 March 1966.[1][2][3][4] 36 hours later, Clemente Yerovi was appointed president on 30 March.

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