Gabriel García Moreno | president of Ecuador | Britannica
Gabriel García Moreno, (born December 24, 1821, Guayaquil, Ecuador—died August 6, 1875, Quito), initiator of a church-oriented dictatorship in Ecuador (1861–75). His rule, oppressive but often effective in its reformist aims, eventually cost him his life. García Moreno was educated at the university in Quito and in Europe. Versed in political theory, he early took an active role in Ecuador’s turbulent politics.
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