Miguel de la Madrid

1934 - 2012

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Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈɣel delamaˈðɾið uɾˈtaðo]; 12 December 1934 – 1 April 2012) was a Mexican politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) who served as the 59th President of Mexico from 1982 to 1988.Inheriting a severe economic crisis from his predecesor José López Portillo as a result of the international drop in oil prices, De la Madrid introduced sweeping neoliberal policies to overcome the crisis, beginning an era of market-oriented presidents in Mexico. In spite of these reforms, however, De la Madrid's administration continued to be plagued by negative economic growth and inflation for the rest of his term. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Miguel de la Madrid has received more than 546,788 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Miguel de la Madrid is the 3,380th most popular politician (up from 5,316th in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Mexico (up from 63rd in 2019) and the 15th most popular Mexican Politician.

Miguel de la Madrid was the president of Mexico from 1982 to 1988. He is most famous for his neoliberal economic policies which led to a period of economic growth and stability.

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Among politicians, Miguel de la Madrid ranks 3,380 out of 15,710Before him are Yevgeny Primakov, Matthew Kantakouzenos, Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth, Constantin Fehrenbach, Blanche II of Navarre, and Alexander Danilovich Menshikov. After him are Hyrcanus II, Shallum of Israel, Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska, Ahmad al-Mansur, Bianca Cappello, and Chang Myon.

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Among people born in 1934, Miguel de la Madrid ranks 59Before him are Giovanni Battista Re, Alfred Schnittke, Wole Soyinka, Bettino Craxi, Yasuo Takamori, and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. After him are Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler, Hans Hollein, Marty Feldman, Rudolf Schuster, Udo Jürgens, and Bengt I. Samuelsson. Among people deceased in 2012, Miguel de la Madrid ranks 44Before him are Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Eduard Khil, Erland Josephson, Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Antonio Tabucchi, and Rauf Denktaş. After him are Sergey Sokolov, George Armitage Miller, Chavela Vargas, Carl Woese, Etta James, and Joseph Murray.

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Among people born in Mexico, Miguel de la Madrid ranks 34 out of 487Before him are Luis Barragán (1902), David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896), Alejandro González Iñárritu (1963), Cantinflas (1911), Linda Christian (1923), and Carlos Salinas de Gortari (1948). After him are Julia Pastrana (1834), Venustiano Carranza (1859), Kʼinich Janaabʼ Pakal (603), Guillermo del Toro (1964), Pedro Armendáriz (1912), and Álvaro Obregón (1880).


Among politicians born in Mexico, Miguel de la Madrid ranks 15Before him are Moctezuma I (1398), Vicente Fox (1942), Andrés Manuel López Obrador (1953), Lázaro Cárdenas (1895), Francisco I. Madero (1873), and Carlos Salinas de Gortari (1948). After him are Venustiano Carranza (1859), Kʼinich Janaabʼ Pakal (603), Álvaro Obregón (1880), Victoriano Huerta (1850), Cuitláhuac (1476), and Luis Echeverría (1922).