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 by Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
Succeeded by José López Portillo
Personal details
Born Luis Echeverría Álvarez
(1922-01-17) January 17, 1922 (age 96)
Mexico City
Nationality Mexican
Political party Institutional Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s) María Esther Zuno Arce
(1945–1999) (her death)
Children 8
Religion Roman Catholicism

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