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Margarita Zavala

Mexican politician

Margarita Zavala de Calderón (Spanish pronunciation: [marɣaˈɾita saˈβala]; born Margarita Ester Zavala Gómez del Campo on 25 July 1967) is a Mexican lawyer and politician. She is the wife of the former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón. She served as the First Lady of Mexico during her husband's tenure.

Margarita Zavala
Margarita Zavala De Calderon.jpg
First Lady of Mexico
In role
1 December 2006 – 30 November 2012
PresidentFelipe Calderón
Preceded byMarta Sahagún
Succeeded byAngélica Rivera
Member of the Mexican Chamber of Deputies
In office
29 August 2003 – 1 April 2006
Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Federal District
In office
15 September 1994 – 14 September 1997
Personal details
Born
Margarita Ester Zavala Gómez del Campo

(1967-07-25) 25 July 1967 (age 52)
Mexico City, Mexico
Political partyNational Action Party (Before 2017)
Independent (2017–present)
Spouse(s)
Felipe Calderón (m. 1993)
Children3
Alma materFree School of Law
WebsiteOfficial website

Zavala also ran as an independent candidate for the presidency of Mexico between 12 October 2017 and 16 May 2018 during the 2018 election cycle.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Margarita Zavala 'alza la mano' para competir por la presidencia en 2018". Expansión (in Spanish). Retrieved 2016-12-19.

Other websitesEdit