Ernesto Zedillo

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Ernesto Zedillo

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Ernesto Zedillo in 1996.
54th President of Mexico
In office
December 1, 1994 – November 30, 2000
Preceded byCarlos Salinas de Gortari
Succeeded byVicente Fox Quezada
Secretary of Education
In office
January 7, 1992 – November 29, 1993
PresidentCarlos Salinas de Gortari
Preceded byManuel Bartlett
Succeeded byFernando Solana
Secretary of Programming and Budget
In office
December 1, 1988 – January 7, 1992
PresidentCarlos Salinas de Gortari
Preceded byPedro Aspe
Succeeded byRogelio Gasca
Personal details
Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León

(1951-12-27) December 27, 1951 (age 68)
Mexico City, Mexico
Political partyInstitutional Revolutionary
Spouse(s)Nilda Patricia Velasco
ParentsRodolfo Zedillo Castillo
Martha Alicia Ponce de León
ResidenceNew Haven, CT, United States
Alma materNational Polytechnic Institute (IPN)
Yale University

Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León, GColIH[1] (Spanish pronunciation: [erˈnesto seˈðiʝo]; born December 27, 1951) is a Mexican economist and politician. He was 54th President of Mexico from December 1, 1994 to November 30, 2000.

He was the last Mexican president from the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), a 71 year streak. He became the PRI candidate after the original nominee Luis Donaldo Colosio was assassinated.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cidadãos Estrangeiros Agraciados com Ordens Portuguesas". Página Oficial das Ordens Honoríficas Portuguesas. Retrieved 1 August 2017.