Gustavo Díaz Ordaz

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Birthday
12, 1911
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Jul 15, 1979 (68)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
12, 1911
Birthplace
Mexico
Death Date
Jul 15, 1979 (68)

About

A member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, he held office as President of Mexico from 1964-1970. Though criticized for his role in the 1968 Tlatelolco student massacre, he did importantly sign the 1967 Treaty of Tlatelolco, which banned Latin American countries from possessing nuclear weapons.

Before Fame

In 1937, he earned his law degree from the University of Puebla.

Trivia

From 1946 until 1952, he served as a Puebla, Mexico State Senator.

Family Life

He was married for nearly four decades to Guadalupe Borja Osorno.

Associated With

He and Vincente Fox both served as President of Mexico; Fox took office in 2000.