Adolfo Ruiz Cortines

1889 - 1973

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Adolfo Tomás Ruiz Cortines (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈðolfo ˈrwis koɾˈtines] (listen); December 30, 1889 – December 3, 1973) was a Mexican politician who served as 54th President of Mexico from 1952 to 1958, after winning the disputed 1952 elections as the candidate of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). Unlike both his predecessor Miguel Alemán and his successor Adolfo López Mateos, he was a veteran of the Mexican Revolution (and was the last Mexican president to have been so). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolfo Ruiz Cortines has received more than 183,428 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Adolfo Ruiz Cortines is the 7,882nd most popular politician (up from 7,922nd in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 95th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Mexican Politician.

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Among politicians, Adolfo Ruiz Cortines ranks 7,882 out of 15,710Before him are Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe, Michael Szilágyi, Mas'ud I of Ghazni, Rafael Eitan, Walter V, Count of Brienne, and Władysław III Spindleshanks. After him are Charles Christian, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg, Karl Gützlaff, Arnulf II, Count of Flanders, Pēteris Stučka, Franz Schlegelberger, and Grace O'Malley.

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Among people born in 1889, Adolfo Ruiz Cortines ranks 91Before him are Walton Walker, Maximilian de Angelis, Erle Stanley Gardner, G. M. B. Dobson, Alexander Antonov, and Richard Boleslawski. After him are Azem Galica, John B. Kelly Sr., Charles Kay Ogden, Dorothy Gibson, Walther Gerlach, and Albin Stenroos. Among people deceased in 1973, Adolfo Ruiz Cortines ranks 96Before him are Marthe Bibesco, Betty Grable, Maurice René Fréchet, Fuad Chehab, Paul van Zeeland, and Âşık Veysel. After him are Vilhelm Moberg, Walter Krüger, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Milunka Savić, Bobby Darin, and Helen Parkhurst.

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Among people born in Mexico, Adolfo Ruiz Cortines ranks 100 out of 487Before him are Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas (1934), Thalía (1971), Manuel Uribe (1965), Adolfo de la Huerta (1881), Agustín Lara (1897), and Jorge Negrete (1910). After him are Tomás Balcázar (1931), Lupe Vélez (1908), Rosario Castellanos (1925), Laura Esquivel (1950), Emilio Portes Gil (1890), and Juan Gabriel (1950).


Among politicians born in Mexico, Adolfo Ruiz Cortines ranks 45Before him are Chimalpopoca (1397), Miguel Alemán Valdés (1900), Huitzilihuitl (1379), Adolfo López Mateos (1909), Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas (1934), and Adolfo de la Huerta (1881). After him are Emilio Portes Gil (1890), Miguel Miramón (1832), Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada (1823), Nicolás Bravo (1786), Anastasio Bustamante (1780), and Pascual Ortiz Rubio (1877).