Gustavo Díaz Ordaz

president of Mexico from 1964 to 1970

Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Bolaños (Spanish pronunciation: [gusˈtaβo ˈðias orˈðas]; 12 March 1911 – 15 July 1979) was a Mexican politician. He was a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). He served as the President of Mexico from 1964 to 1970. His distant cousin was comedian Roberto Gomez Bolaños.

Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
Gustavo Díaz Ordaz in 1968
49th President of Mexico
In office
1 December 1964 – 30 November 1970
Preceded byAdolfo López Mateos
Succeeded byLuis Echeverría
Governor of Puebla
In office
Preceded byCarlos I. Betancourt
Succeeded byGonzalo Bautista Castillo
Personal details
Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Bolaños

(1911-03-12)12 March 1911
Ciudad Serdán, Puebla, Mexico
Died15 July 1979(1979-07-15) (aged 68)
Mexico City, Mexico
Political partyInstitutional Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s)Guadalupe Borja
(m. 1937–1974, her death)

Díaz Ordaz died in Mexico City, Mexico on 15 July 1979 from colorectal cancer, aged 68.

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