Friday, October 26, 2007
Antonio Flores Jijón (23 October 1833 - 30 August 1915) was President of Ecuador 17 August 1888 to 30 June 1892. He was a member of the Progressive Party, a Liberal Catholic party.
Flores Jijón was born in Quito at The Government Palace while his father, General Juan Jose Flores, presided over the nation. During the first presidency of Gabriel García Moreno, Flores Jijón was an ambassador in Paris, London, and Washington. He died in Geneva, Switzerland. He was married to Leonor Ruiz de Apodaca y García-Tienza, a native of Cuba. His vicepresident was Pedró Cevallos Salvador.
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