Politics

Famous Politicians from Mexico

Reference
15.6k views 195 items

List of famous politicians from Mexico, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Mexican politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Mexican politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Mexico and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Mexico, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

This list features politicians like Agustín Carstens and Francisco González de la Vega.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Mexico in order to get more information about each one.
1
Aarón Sáenz Garza is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Aarón Sáenz Garza Dec. at 92 (1891-1983)
Aarón Sáenz Garza was a Mexican politician. He was born in Monterrey, Nuevo León.
2
Adalberto Madero is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Adalberto Madero age 50
Adalberto Arturo Madero Quiroga is a Mexican lawyer and right-wing politician from Nuevo León who has served in the upper house of the Mexican Congress. He was the municipal president of ...more
3
Adolfo Christlieb Ibarrola is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Adolfo Christlieb Ibarrola Dec. at 50 (1919-1969)
Adolfo Christlieb Ibarrola was a Mexican lawyer and politician from Mexico City and former President of the National Action Party.
4
Agustín Carstens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
age 61
Agustín Guillermo Carstens Carstens is a Mexican economist who has served as Governor of the Bank of Mexico since 1 January 2010. In 2011, Carstens, along with Christine Lagarde, was one ...more
5
Agustín Millán Vivero is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Agustín Millán Vivero Dec. at 41 (1879-1920)
Agustín Millán Vivero was a Mexican general and politician.
6
Agustín Yáñez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Dec. at 76 (1904-1980)
Agustín Yáñez Delgadillo was a notable Mexican writer and politician who served as Governor of Jalisco and Secretary of Public Education during Gustavo Díaz Ordaz's ...more
7
Alberto Murguia Orozco is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Alberto Murguia Orozco age 64
Alberto Murguia Orozco is a Mexican businessman and politician. He is best identified as a partner of Jorge Hank Rhon in Grupo Caliente, one of Latin America's largest gaming corporations. ...more
8
Alejandro González Alcocer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
age 68
Alejandro González Alcocer is a Mexican politician and lawyer, belonging to the National Action Party. After Alcocer studied law at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, ...more
9
Alejandro Poiré Romero is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
age 48
Alejandro Poiré Romero is a Mexican politician who served as the Secretary of the Interior in the cabinet of Felipe Calderón from 17 November 2011 to 1 December 2012, following the ...more
10
Alfredo García Green is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Alfredo García Green age 66
Alfredo García Green is a Mexican politician affiliated to the conservative National Action Party. He was the first municipal president of Loreto, Baja California Sur, following that ...more
11
Alonso Ancira is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Alonso Ancira age 63
Alonso Ancira is a Mexican businessman who is the controlling shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Altos Hornos de Mexico. Ancira purchased AHMSA from the Mexican Government in 1991, when ...more
12
Amalia García is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Amalia García age 68
Amalia Dolores García Medina is a Mexican politician and a former governor of Zacatecas. García was born into a political family. When she was five, her father Francisco Garcia ...more
13
Ana Teresa Aranda is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Ana Teresa Aranda age 65
Ana Teresa Aranda Orozco is a Mexican politician affiliated to the National Action Party who served as Director of the DIF from 2000 to 2006. In January 2006 President Vicente Fox designated her ...more
14
Andrés Manuel López Obrador is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
age 66
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, also known as AMLOGrayson, George W.. "López Obrador Continues His Presidential Crusade in Chiapas". CSIS Hemisphere Focus. Retrieved ...more
15
Andrés Pico is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Dec. at 66 (1810-1876)
Andrés Pico was a Californio who became a successful rancher, served as a military commander during the Mexican-American War; and was elected to the state assembly and senate after ...more
16
Antonio Castro Leal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Dec. at 85 (1896-1981)
Antonio Castro Leal was a Mexican diplomat and intellectual.
17
Antonio López de Santa Anna is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Dec. at 82 (1794-1876)
Antonio de Padua María Severino López de Santa Anna y Pérez de Lebrón, often known as Santa Anna or López de Santa Anna and sometimes called "the Napoleon ...more
18
Arnoldo Ochoa González is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Arnoldo Ochoa González age 68
Arnoldo Ochoa González is a Mexican politician, federal deputy and vice president of the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico. He was a Governor of Colima in temporary period after the death in ...more
19
Arsenio Farell is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Arsenio Farell Dec. at 84 (1921-2005)
Arsenio Farell Cubillas was a Mexican lawyer and politician affiliated to the Institutional Revolutionary Party. He served as Secretary of Labor in the cabinets of Miguel de la Madrid and Carlos ...more
20
Arturo Warman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Dec. at 66 (1937-2003)
Arturo Warman Gryj was a Mexican anthropologist, member of the cabinets of Carlos Salinas and Ernesto Zedillo, also an author of nine books, two of which have been translated to English. He also ...more
21
Arturo Zamora Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Arturo Zamora Jiménez age 63
Arturo Zamora Jiménez is a Mexican lawyer and politician affiliated to the Institutional Revolutionary Party. He is currently running as the PRI candidate to the governorship of Jalisco. ...more
22
Aurora Reyes Flores is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Dec. at 77 (1908-1985)
Aurora Reyes Flores was a Mexican painter, as well as the first female exponent of Mexican muralism.
23
Basilio Badillo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Basilio Badillo Dec. at 50 (1885-1935)
Basilio Vadillo was an educator and politician who served briefly as Governor of the Mexican State of Jalisco. He was born in Zapotlán, Jal., and as a young boy moved to Colima. He worked ...more
24
Beatriz Paredes Rangel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Beatriz Paredes Rangel age 66
Beatriz Elena Paredes Rangel is a Mexican politician who served as president of the Institutional Revolutionary Party. She was the first woman to serve as Governor of Tlaxcala and the second ...more
25
Beatriz Zavala is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Mexico
Beatriz Zavala age 62
María Beatriz Zavala Peniche is a Mexican politician affiliated to the National Action Party who has served in the lower and upper house of the Mexican Congress. In 2006 Felipe ...more