Emilio Portes Gil

1890 - 1978

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Emilio Cándido Portes Gil (Spanish pronunciation: [eˈmiljo ˈpoɾtes xil]; 3 October 1890 – 10 December 1978) was President of Mexico from 1928 to 1930, one of three to serve out the six-year term of President-elect General Álvaro Obregón, who had been assassinated in 1928. Since the Mexican Constitution of 1917 forbade re-election of a serving president, incumbent President Plutarco Elías Calles could not formally retain the presidency. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emilio Portes Gil has received more than 179,824 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Emilio Portes Gil is the 8,369th most popular politician (down from 8,325th in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Mexico (down from 99th in 2019) and the 46th most popular Mexican Politician.

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Among politicians, Emilio Portes Gil ranks 8,369 out of 15,710Before him are King Gong of Zhou, Gagik I of Armenia, Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, Taimur bin Feisal, Svante Nilsson, and Venceslau Brás. After him are Pavlos Kountouriotis, Wai Ren, Jahandar Shah, Alexandre Ribot, Julius Raab, and Kilij Arslan IV.

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Among people born in 1890, Emilio Portes Gil ranks 97Before him are László Bárdossy, Claire Lee Chennault, Arthur Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder, Ferruccio Parri, Michał Rola-Żymierski, and Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen. After him are Erwin Jaenecke, He Yingqin, Robert Stroud, Yoshio Nishina, Jean Rhys, and Adolphe Menjou. Among people deceased in 1978, Emilio Portes Gil ranks 85Before him are Viggo Brun, Luigi Allemandi, Gabriel Ramanantsoa, Samuel Goudsmit, Shozo Tsugitani, and Jens Otto Krag. After him are Warren Weaver, Edmundo Suárez, John D. Rockefeller III, Salvador de Madariaga, Carlos Chávez, and Jean Acker.

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Among people born in Mexico, Emilio Portes Gil ranks 105 out of 487Before him are Jorge Negrete (1910), Adolfo Ruiz Cortines (1889), Tomás Balcázar (1931), Lupe Vélez (1908), Rosario Castellanos (1925), and Laura Esquivel (1950). After him are Juan Gabriel (1950), Miguel Miramón (1832), Antonio Aguilar (1919), Ignacio Trelles (1916), Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada (1823), and Nicolás Bravo (1786).


Among politicians born in Mexico, Emilio Portes Gil ranks 46Before him are Miguel Alemán Valdés (1900), Huitzilihuitl (1379), Adolfo López Mateos (1909), Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas (1934), Adolfo de la Huerta (1881), and Adolfo Ruiz Cortines (1889). After him are Miguel Miramón (1832), Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada (1823), Nicolás Bravo (1786), Anastasio Bustamante (1780), Pascual Ortiz Rubio (1877), and Abelardo L. Rodríguez (1889).