Adolfo López Mateos

1909 - 1969

Adolfo López Mateos

Adolfo López Mateos (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈðolfo ˈlopes maˈteos] (listen); 26 May 1909 – 22 September 1969) was a Mexican politician who became a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), after earlier opposing its precursor in 1929. He was elected President of Mexico, serving from 1958 to 1964. As president, he nationalized electric companies, created the National Commission for Free Textbooks (1959), settled the Chamizal dispute, and opened important museums such as the Museum of Natural History and the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolfo López Mateos has received more than 211,273 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7,013th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Adolfo López Mateos ranks 6,972 out of 14,801Before him are Alyattes of Lydia, Abdallah al-Adil, Fernando Collor de Mello, Francisco Morazán, Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa, and Elbridge Gerry. After him are Ezana of Axum, Decimus Junius Brutus Callaicus, Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Dragoș, Voivode of Moldavia, Džemal Bijedić, and Adalbert, Margrave of Austria.

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Among people born in 1909, Adolfo López Mateos ranks 82Before him are Teiichi Matsumaru, William M. Branham, Hendrik Casimir, Olga Rubtsova, Robert Ryan, and Albert R. Broccoli. After him are Juan Bosch, Roberto Burle Marx, Gerhard Gentzen, Gene Krupa, Clement Greenberg, and Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani. Among people deceased in 1969, Adolfo López Mateos ranks 70Before him are Rómulo Gallegos, Artur da Costa e Silva, Frederic Bartlett, John Kennedy Toole, Eduardo Mondlane, and Ramón Grau. After him are Kimon Georgiev, Carlos Marighella, Markian Popov, Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg, Meher Baba, and John Wyndham.

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Among people born in Mexico, Adolfo López Mateos ranks 82 out of 344Before him are Verónica Castro (1952), Manuel Ponce (1886), Rosario Castellanos (null), Felipe Calderón (1962), Pedro Rodríguez (1940), and Lupe Vélez (1908). After him are Bernard Francis Law (1931), Miguel Alemán Valdés (1900), El Santo (1917), Huitzilihuitl (1379), Ernesto Zedillo (1951), and Juan Ruiz de Alarcón (1581).


Among politicians born in Mexico, Adolfo López Mateos ranks 32Before him are Carlos Salinas de Gortari (1948), Gustavo Díaz Ordaz (1911), Manuel Ávila Camacho (1897), Enrique Peña Nieto (1966), Ce Acatl Topiltzin (947), and Felipe Calderón (1962). After him are Miguel Alemán Valdés (1900), Huitzilihuitl (1379), Ernesto Zedillo (1951), Adolfo de la Huerta (1881), Adolfo Ruiz Cortines (1889), and Emilio Portes Gil (1890).

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