Miguel Alemán Valdés
President of MexicoDied when: 82 years 227 days (991 months)
Star Sign: Libra
Miguel Alemán Valdés (Spanish pronunciation: [miˈɣel aleˈman]; 29 September 1900 – 14 May 1983) was a Mexican politician who served a full term as the President of Mexico from 1946 to 1952, the first civilian president after a string of revolutionary generals.
His administration was characterized by Mexico's rapid industrialization, often called the Mexican Miracle, but also for a high level of personal enrichment for himself and his associates.
His presidency was the first of a new generation of Mexican leaders, who had not directly participated in the Mexican Revolution, and many in his cabinet were also young, university-educated civilians, close friends from his days at university.
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