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Felipe Calderón
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56th President of Mexico
In office
December 1, 2006 – November 30, 2012
Preceded by Vicente Fox
Succeeded by Enrique Peña Nieto
Secretary of Energy
In office
September 3, 2003 – June 1, 2004
President Vicente Fox
Preceded by Ernesto Martens
Succeeded by Fernando Elizondo Barragán
Leader of the National Action Party
In office
Preceded by Carlos Castillo Peraza
Succeeded by Luis Felipe Bravo Mena
Personal details
Born August 18, 1962 (1962-08-18) (age 57)
Morelia, Mexico
Political party National Action Party
Margarita Zavala (m. 1993)
Residence Cambridge, Massachusetts (since 2012)
Alma mater Free School of Law
Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico
Harvard University

Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa (born August 18, 1962) is a Mexican politician who served as President of Mexico from 1 December 2006 to 30 November 2012. He is a member of the Partido Acción Nacional (PAN), one of the three major Mexican political parties.

Calderón was born on August 18, 1962 in Morelia, Mexico. He studied at Free School of Law, at Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico, and at Harvard University. Calderón has been married to Margarita Zavala since 1993.

Calderón is Chairperson of Global Commission for the Economy and Climate which issued The New Climate Economy Report.

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