|Birth Day||October 12, 1908|
|Birth Place||Guayaquil, Ecuador|
|Age||112 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||May 1, 1993 (age 84)|
Ecuadorian Novelist, Essayist, Journalist, and diplomat who was a founding member of the Grupo de Guayaquil, a prominent literary association. His famous, politically-themed works include La casa de los locos, El muelle, and Las tres ratas.
He was appointed Chancellor of the Republic and served as Foreign Minister of Ecuador.
He married his cousin, Mercedes Cucalon Concha, in 1934. The couple had three children.