Eloy Alfaro

1842 - 1912

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José Eloy Alfaro Delgado (25 June 1842 – 28 January 1912) often referred to as "The Old Warrior," was an Ecuadorian politician who served as the President of Ecuador from 1895 to 1901 and from 1906 to 1911. Eloy Alfaro emerged as the leader of the Liberal Party and became a driving force for fairness, justice and liberty. He became one of the strongest opponents of the pro-Catholic conservative President Gabriel García Moreno (1821–1875). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eloy Alfaro has received more than 178,798 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Eloy Alfaro is the 9,802nd most popular politician (up from 10,331st in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Ecuador (down from 11th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Ecuadorean Politician.

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Among politicians, Eloy Alfaro ranks 9,802 out of 19,576Before him are Enric Prat de la Riba, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Conrad I, Duke of Carinthia, Ernest, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, Louis Beel, and Beketaten. After him are Emperor Xiaoming of Northern Wei, Iset, Guillaume de Chartres, Viola of Teschen, Halil Kut, and Novruz Mammadov.

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Among people born in 1842, Eloy Alfaro ranks 51Before him are François Coppée, Rikard Nordraak, José-Maria de Heredia, Ernest, Count of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Carl Zeller, and Mahadev Govind Ranade. After him are Maurice Rouvier, Carl Millöcker, Arthur Sullivan, Prince Alfred of Liechtenstein, Emil Christian Hansen, and Antonio Fogazzaro. Among people deceased in 1912, Eloy Alfaro ranks 63Before him are Allan Octavian Hume, Alois Lexa von Aehrenthal, François-Alphonse Forel, Ernest Duchesne, Édouard Detaille, and Ida Straus. After him are Mykola Pymonenko, Takuboku Ishikawa, Pyotr Lebedev, Francisco Lázaro, Tony Robert-Fleury, and Theodor Gomperz.

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In Ecuador

Among people born in Ecuador, Eloy Alfaro ranks 12 out of 147Before him are María Capovilla (1889), Alberto Spencer (1937), Gabriel García Moreno (1821), Alfredo Palacio (1939), José María Velasco Ibarra (1893), and Gustavo Noboa (1937). After him are Álvaro Noboa (1950), Guillermo Rodríguez (1924), Frederick Ashton (1904), Jamil Mahuad (1949), Julio Jaramillo (1935), and Jaime Roldós Aguilera (1940).

Among POLITICIANS In Ecuador

Among politicians born in Ecuador, Eloy Alfaro ranks 9Before him are Rafael Correa (1963), Lenín Moreno (1953), Gabriel García Moreno (1821), Alfredo Palacio (1939), José María Velasco Ibarra (1893), and Gustavo Noboa (1937). After him are Álvaro Noboa (1950), Guillermo Rodríguez (1924), Jamil Mahuad (1949), Jaime Roldós Aguilera (1940), León Febres Cordero (1931), and Rodrigo Borja Cevallos (1935).