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Andrés Manuel López Obrador
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58th President of Mexico
Assumed office
1 December 2018
Preceded by Enrique Peña Nieto
President of the National Regeneration Movement
In office
20 November 2015 – 12 December 2017
Preceded by Martí Batres
Succeeded by Yeidckol Polevnsky Gurwitz
3rd Head of Government of Mexico City
In office
5 December 2000 – 29 July 2005
Preceded by Rosario Robles
Succeeded by Alejandro Encinas Rodríguez (Acting)
Leader of the Party of the Democratic Revolution
In office
2 August 1996 – 10 April 1999
Preceded by Porfirio Muñoz Ledo
Succeeded by Pablo Gómez Álvarez
Personal details
Born 13 November 1953 (1953-11-13) (age 66)
Tepetitán, Mexico
Political party National Regeneration Movement (2012–present)
Other political
affiliations
Institutional Revolutionary (Before 1989)
Democratic Revolution (1989–2012)
Spouse(s)
Rocío Beltrán Medina
(m. 1979; her death 2003)

Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller (m. 2006)
Alma mater National Autonomous University of Mexico

Andrés Manuel López Obrador (born 13 November 1953), also known as AMLO, is a Mexican left-wing politician. He is the 58th and current President of Mexico since 1 December 2018. He held the position of Head of Government of the Federal District from 2000 to 2005, before resigning in July 2005 to become a candidate in the 2006 presidential election, he lost the election.

López Obrador was a candidate in the 2012 presidential election representing a coalition of the PRD, Labor Party and Citizens' Movement. He finished second with 31.59% of the vote. He announced his resignation from the PRD on September 9, 2012.

He is the leader of the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) and is the party's pre-candidate for the 2018 presidential race. He is the current frontrunner for the 2018 presidential elections. He was elected President in a landslide victory on July 1, 2018 winning almost 54% of the vote.


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