Other Free Encyclopedias » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - Davis, Henry Gassaway to Diamond

Miguel De la Madrid Hurtado

american president leader

De la Madrid Hurtado, Miguel (1934– ), Mexican political leader. He was budget minister (1976–82) under President José López Portillo, whom de la Madrid succeeded as president in 1982. His technocratic administration, which held power until 1988, faced grave economic problems, including a huge foreign debt. He was a leader in Latin American efforts to end the strife in neighboring Central American countries.

See also: Mexico.

Walter John De La Mare [next] [back] Willem De Kooning

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or