Felipe Calderón

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Felipe Calderón
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56th President of Mexico
In office
December 1, 2006 – November 30, 2012
Preceded byVicente Fox
Succeeded byEnrique Peña Nieto
Secretary of Energy
In office
September 3, 2003 – June 1, 2004
PresidentVicente Fox
Preceded byErnesto Martens
Succeeded byFernando Elizondo Barragán
Leader of the National Action Party
In office
1996–1999
Preceded byCarlos Castillo Peraza
Succeeded byLuis Felipe Bravo Mena
Personal details
Born (1962-08-18) August 18, 1962 (age 56)
Morelia, Mexico
Political partyNational Action Party
Spouse(s)
Margarita Zavala (m. 1993)
ResidenceCambridge, Massachusetts (since 2012)
Alma materFree School of Law
Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico
Harvard University
ReligionRoman Catholicism

Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa (born August 18, 1962[1]) is a Mexican politician. He was President of Mexico from 1 December 2006 to 30 November 2012. He is a member of the Partido Acción Nacional (PAN), one of the three major Mexican political parties.

Calderón was born on August 18, 1962 in Morelia, Mexico. He studied at Free School of Law, at Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico, and at Harvard University. Calderón has been married to Margarita Zavala since 1993. She ran for president in the 2018 election, but dropped out of the race.

Calderón is Chairperson of Global Commission for the Economy and Climate which issued The New Climate Economy Report.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Felipe Calderón". Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2008-06-09.
  2. "The Global Commission". NewClimateEconomy.net.
  3. "Members of the Global Commission". NewClimateEconomy.net.

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