Homero Viteri Lafronte

Homero Viteri Lafronte

Homero Viteri Lafronte was an Ecuadorian writer and historian whose published works include historical monographs and conference papers. Viteri was born in Ambato on January 24, 1892 and died in Santiago, Chile on November 10, 1976. He earned a jurisprudence doctorate from the Central University of Ecuador. In 1949 he was the head of the Ecuadorian delegation to the U.N. in Lake Success, NY. He was several times President of the Legal-Literary Society of Quito and belonged to several national and international institutions, and also served as the deputy director of Ecuador’s National Academy of History.

Posts and Memberships

Viteri was several times President of the Legal-Literary Society of Quito and belonged to several scientific and literary institutions such as the Academy of History of Madrid, the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Cádiz, the Academy of History of Venezuela, the International Court of Arbitration of The Hague, the Americanist Societies of Paris and Brussels, and the Ateneo de Ciencias y Artes de México, of which he was an honorary member. He was also deputy director of Ecuador’s National Academy of History.

Works

  • Un Libro Autógrafo de Espejo
  • Los Shyris del Padre Velasco
  • El Centenario de la República del Ecuador
  • El Ecuador y su salida al Marañón
  • El Asilo
  • El Caso Haya de la Torre

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