Vicente Fox Quesada

Born: Jul 02, 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Mexican
Categories: Politician

1942 - Born in Mexico City on the 2nd of July.

1964 - He went to work for The Coca-Cola Company where he started as a route supervisor and drove a delivery truck.

1970 - Fox was elected, Mexico experienced some level of economic devaluations at the end of three of the four presidential terms.

1975-1979 - CEO of Coca-Cola Mexico.

1988 - Vicente Fox joined the PAN on the 1st of March.

1991 - He sought the position of governor of Guanajuato but lost to Ramón Aguirre Velázquez of the PRI. Following the election, local discontent was so great that the state Congress appointed Carlos Medina Plasencia of the National Action Party (PAN) as interim governor.

1995-1999 - Governor of Guanajuato.

2000 - Vicente Fox decided to run for President of Mexico.

         - The election was also significant because it was the first presidential election since the end of the Mexican Revolution to be considered clean and fair.

2007 - On the 12th of January, over a month after he left office, President Vicente Fox announced the construction of a center of studies, library and museum that has been labeled by the US press as Mexico's First Presidential Library.

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