Luis Echeverría

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Luis Echeverría
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50th President of Mexico
In office
December 1, 1970 – November 30, 1976
Preceded byGustavo Díaz Ordaz
Succeeded byJosé López Portillo
Personal details
Born
Luis Echeverría Álvarez

(1922-01-17) January 17, 1922 (age 97)
Mexico City
NationalityMexican
Political partyInstitutional Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s)María Esther Zuno Arce
(1945–1999) (her death)
Children8

Luis Echeverría Álvarez (born January 17, 1922) is an Mexican politician and writer. He served as President of Mexico from 1970 to 1976.[1][2] He wrote several books about his years in office and about his retirement.

Echeverría was born in Mexico City, Mexico.

References[change | change source]

  1. Yoram Shapira. 1977. Mexico: The Impact of the 1968 Student Protest on Echeverria's Reformism. Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs , Vol. 19, No. 4 (Nov., 1977), pp. 557-580 [1]
  2. Merilee S. Grindle. 1977. Policy Change in an Authoritarian Regime: Mexico under Echeverria Journal of Interamerican Studies and World Affairs , Vol. 19, No. 4 (Nov., 1977), pp. 523-555