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Calderón Hinojosa, Felipe de Jesús

Born: 1962 AD
Currently alive, at 53 years of age.

Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Politician


1962 - Born in Morelia, Michoacán, on the 18th of August, the first son of Luis Calderón and María del Carmen Hinojosa González.

1986 - Occupied top position in the party as National Youth Leader of the PAN.

1988-1991 - He was a representative of the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District and federal deputy.

1993 - Married to Margarita Zavala on January 2nd.

         - Felipe Calderón was general director of Banco Nacional de Obras y Servicios Públicos (BANOBRAS) and and later the Energy Secretary.

         - He became the Secretary General.

1995 - He ran for the governorship of Michoacán.

1996-1999 - Served as national president of the PAN National Action Party.

2000 - He was part of the 58th Federal Period of Office, in which he served as Parliamentary Coordinator of the PAN and President of the Council of Political Coordination.

2003-2004 - Served as Mexican energy minister.

2005 - He was elected PAN candidate for the presidency.

2006 - Declared President-elect of Mexico on September 5th from the National Action Party (PAN).

         - Mexico’s polluted political atmosphere has received a dose of fresh air in the person of Felipe Calderon Hinojosa, a rising political star who is seeking the National Action Party (PAN) nomination to be its candidate for the Mexican presidency.



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