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Isidro Ramon Antonio Ayora Cueva (August 31, 1879[1] – March 22, 1978)[2] was an Ecuadorian political figure. He served as the 22nd President of Ecuador from 1926 to 1931. Isidro Ayora, a town in Guayas, and Puerto Ayora, are named after him. Some people name coins ayora because they were introduced by him.

Isidro Ayora
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22nd President of Ecuador
In office
April 17, 1929 – August 24, 1931
Preceded byHimself (as Interim President)
Succeeded byLuis Larrea Alba
Interim President of Ecuador
In office
April 6, 1926 – April 17, 1929
Preceded byJulio Enrique Moreno
Succeeded byHimself (as President)
Personal details
Isidro Ramon Antonio Ayora Cueva

(1879-08-31)August 31, 1879
Loja, Ecuador
DiedMarch 22, 1978(1978-03-22) (aged 98)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Political partyEcuadorian Radical Liberal Party
Laura Carbo Nuñez
(m. 1917; died 1946)
Alma materCentral University of Ecuador
Isidro Ayora on a 2014 stamp of Ecuador



Political offices
Preceded by
Julio Enrique Moreno
President of Ecuador
Succeeded by
Luis Larrea Alba