|Head of State of Ecuador|
|Preceded by||Ramón Castro Jijón|
|Succeeded by||Clemente Yerovi|
|Born||Telmo Oswaldo Vargas Benalcázar
9 October 1912
|Service/branch||Armed Forces of Ecuador|
General Telmo Oswaldo Vargas Benalcázar (born 9 October 1912) was Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Ecuador, who overthrew the military junta of Ramón Castro Jijón on 29 March 1966. Clemente Yerovi was appointed president on 30 March. He is currently the oldest living (or at least known to be living) former head of state.
- "El general más antiguo de las FF.AA. cumple 100 años". El Telégrafo (in Spanish). 2012-10-13. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
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