Ecuador

Galápagos Islands

04 May 1494               Spanish possession

12 Feb 1832               Annexed by Ecuador

31 Aug 1934               Islands declared a national preserve

04 Jul 1959               Islands become a national park

17 Dec 1957 - 1959        Province of Ecuador

17 Feb 1973               Province of Ecuador

08 Sep 1978               Declared a UNESCO world heritage site


Governors

18 Feb 1973 - 1981        ....

1981 - 1983               Frederico Herrera Villacis

1983 - 1985               Walter Freire

1987                      Galo Salomón Herrera Estrella

                          (1st time)

1994                      Ramón Apolo Herrera

1992                      Iván Naula Torres

1994 - 1995               Pedro Anibal Zapata Rumipamba

1999 - 2003               Fabián Parra Criollo

2003 - 2005               Alexandra Cedeño Martinez

05 May 2005 -    Dec 2005 Grace Elizabeth Unda Romero

   Dec 2005 - 2007        Edgar Eduardo Sanchez Paredes

18 Jan      - 2007        Galo Salomón Herrera Estrella (2nd time)

09 Aug 2007 – 18 Sep 2008 Jorge Eliécer Cruz Bedón (1st Time)

18 Sep 2008 – 19 Apr 2015 Jorge Alfredo Torres Pallo

19 Apr 2015 - 06 Jun 2017 Jorge Eliécer Cruz Bedón (2nd Time)

06 Jun 2017 -             Lorena Tapia Núñez


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