Enrique Peña Nieto

57th President of Mexico

Enrique Peña Nieto (born 20 July 1966) is a Mexican politician. He was the 57th President of Mexico from 2012 to 2018. He became President in 2012.[1] Peña Nieto is a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). He was Governor of the State of Mexico from 2005 to 2011.[2] Peña Nieto became President-elect after the 2012 general election was found to be valid by the Federal Electoral Tribunal,[1][3] after some accusations of electoral fraud.[4][5] He took office on 1 December 2012.[1]

Enrique Peña Nieto
Enrique Peña Nieto March 2015.jpg
57th President of Mexico
In office
1 December 2012 – 1 December 2018
Preceded byFelipe Calderón
Succeeded byAndrés Manuel López Obrador
41st Governor of the State of Mexico
In office
16 September 2005 – 16 September 2011
Preceded byArturo Montiel
Succeeded byEruviel Ávila
Personal details
Born (1966-07-20) 20 July 1966 (age 54)
Atlacomulco, Mexico
Political partyInstitutional Revolutionary Party
Mónica Pretelini
(m. 1993; died 2007)

Angélica Rivera (m. 2010)

ResidenceMexico City,  Mexico and Pozuelo de Alarcón,  Spain.
Alma materPanamerican University
Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Thomet, Laurent (31 August 2012). "Mexico's Pena Nieto declared president, rival calls rally". Yahoo! News. Retrieved 20 September 2012.
  2. "Mexico election: Enrique Pena Nieto". BBC News. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  3. "About Us". Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judicial Branch. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
  4. "Mexico: Allegations of Fraud Follow Peña Nieto". The Daily Beast. 30 November 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2013.
  5. "Allegations of fraud continue to overshadow the Mexican Election Results". BWNews.us. 10 July 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2013.