Carlos Hank González

Carlos Hank González

Born 1927

Carlos Hank González, nicknamed El Profesor ("the professor"), was a Mexican politician and influential businessman. Originally a teacher, he was an entrepreneur who built political contacts along with a business empire, leading to various government and political positions at the state and national level. He was prevented from seeking the presidency due to laws requiring both parents to be Mexicans by birth.… Read More

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1927 Birth Born in 1927.


1947 20 Years Old From 1947 to 1951 he was a teacher at the Secundaria Federal de Atlacomulco. … Read More
1952 25 Years Old Hank González's political career began when he moved from Atlacomulco to Toluca to take charge of the State of Mexico's Departmento de Escuelas Secundarias y Profesionales (Department of Professional and Secondary Schools) as well as the Oficina de Juntas de Mejoramiento Moral, Cívico y Material (Office of Committees for Moral, Civic and Material Improvement) between 1952 and 1953. … Read More
1955 28 Years Old From 1955 to 1957 he was the presidient of the ayuntamiento of Toluca.


1961 34 Years Old His federal service began in 1961 when he became a congressman (diputado federal) for the XLIV Legislature.


1969 42 Years Old However, at the height of his political career, he served as the governor of the State of Mexico from 1969 to 1975 and was appointed "regent"(similar to mayor) of Mexico City in 1976.


1988 61 Years Old Federally, he served as Secretary of Tourism from 1988 to 1990 when he was then named as Secretary of Agriculture and Hydraulic Resources. … Read More
1997 70 Years Old In 1997, Carlos Hank González suffered an embolism and died in 2001 of cancer, spending the last few years of his life in the United States for treatment. … Read More
1999 72 Years Old In 1999, Forbes estimated his wealth at about 1.3 billion USD but other sources say that figure should be much higher. … Read More
2001 74 Years Old Died in 2001.
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