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Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
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Acting President of Ecuador
In office
1 October 1931 – 31 August 1932
Preceded by Luis Larrea Alba
Succeeded by Carlos Freile Larrea
In office
1 August 1912 – 30 September 1912
Preceded by Francisco Andrade Marín
Succeeded by Leónidas Plaza
19th President of Ecuador
In office
1 September 1916 – 31 August 1920
Preceded by Leónidas Plaza
Succeeded by José Luis Tamayo
Vice President of Ecuador
In office
1 September 1905 – 15 January 1906
President Lizardo García
Succeeded by Abolished
In office
1 October 1903 – 31 August 1905
President Leónidas Plaza
Preceded by Carlos Freire Zaldumbide
Personal details
Born
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno

(1859-09-28)28 September 1859
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Died 20 March 1951(1951-03-20) (aged 91)
New York City, New York, USA
Political party Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party
Spouse
Piedad Roca Marcos
(m. 1872; died 1937)
Monumento de Baquerizo Moreno
Statue of Moreno in Malecón

Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno (28 September 1859, in Guayaquil – 20 March 1951) was an Ecuadorian politician. He served as Vice President of Ecuador of Leónidas Plaza and Lizardo García from 1903 to 1906 and as President of Ecuador three times in August – September 1912, September 1916 – August 1920 and October 1931 – August 1932. He was President of the Senate from 1912 to 1915, and in 1930. He was a member of the Ecuadorian Radical Liberal Party.

Moreno is noted for sanctioning the abolition of the agricultural practice of concertaje, which was a system of contracted debt that held Indian hacienda laborers called conceirtos under threat of imprisonment. His administration was also considered a factor in the public disenchantment that led to the July Revolution of July 9, 1925.

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