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Alberto Enríquez Gallo
|President of Ecuador|
October 23, 1937 – August 10, 1938
|Preceded by||Federico Páez|
|Succeeded by||Manuel María Borrero|
July 24, 1895|
|Died||July 13, 1962
Enriquez was a general in the Ecuadorian army and served as Minister of National Defense in the government of Federico Páez. In September 1937, he overthrew Páez in a military coup. Although he ruled for less than a year, Enríquez achieved note as a social reformer by his promulgation of the Labor Code of 1938.
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