Enrique Peña Nieto

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Enrique Peña Nieto
57th President of Mexico
Assumed office
1 December 2012
Preceded by Felipe Calderón
Succeeded by Andrés Manuel López Obrador (Elect)
41st Governor of the State of Mexico
In office
16 September 2005 – 16 September 2011
Preceded by Arturo Montiel
Succeeded by Eruviel Ávila
Personal details
Born (1966-07-20) 20 July 1966 (age 52)
Atlacomulco, Mexico
Political party Institutional Revolutionary Party
Children 5
Residence Los Pinos
Alma mater Panamerican University
Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
Religion Roman Catholicism

Enrique Peña Nieto (born 20 July 1966) is the 57th and current President of Mexico. He became President in 2012.[1] Peña Nieto is a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). He was Governor of the State of Mexico from 2005 to 2011.[2] Peña Nieto became President-elect after the 2012 general election was found to be valid by the Federal Electoral Tribunal,[1][3] after some accusations of electoral fraud.[4][5] He took office on 1 December 2012.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Thomet, Laurent (31 August 2012). "Mexico's Pena Nieto declared president, rival calls rally". Yahoo! News. Retrieved 20 September 2012. 
  2. "Mexico election: Enrique Pena Nieto". BBC News. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  3. "About Us". Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judicial Branch. Retrieved 20 July 2012. 
  4. "Mexico: Allegations of Fraud Follow Peña Nieto". The Daily Beast. 30 November 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 
  5. "Allegations of fraud continue to overshadow the Mexican Election Results". BWNews.us. 10 July 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2013.