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José López Portillo
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51st President of Mexico
In office
1 December, 1976 – 30 November, 1982
Preceded by Luis Echeverría
Succeeded by Miguel de la Madrid
Secretary of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico
In office
29 May 1973 – 22 September 1975
President Luis Echeverría
Preceded by Hugo B. Margáin
Succeeded by Mario Ramón Beteta
Director of the Federal Electricity Commission
In office
18 February 1972 – 29 May 1973
Preceded by Guillermo Villarreal Caravantes
Succeeded by Arsenio Farell Cubillas
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José Guillermo Abel López Portillo y Pacheco

16 June 1920
Mexico City, Mexico
Died February 17, 2004(2004-02-17) (aged 83)
Mexico City, Mexico
Cause of death Heart failure caused by pneumonia
Resting place Cemeterio Militar
Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Political party PRI
Carmen Romano
(m. 1951; divorce 1991)

Sasha Montenegro (m. 1995)
Parents José López Portillo y Weber
Refugio Pacheco Villa-Gordoa
Alma mater National Autonomous University of Mexico

José Guillermo Abel López Portillo y Pacheco, ( 16 June 1920 – 17 February 2004) was a Mexican lawyer and politician. He was a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). He was the 51st President of Mexico from 1976 to 1982.

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