Vicente Fox Biography

Business Leader, President (non-U.S.) (1942–)
Vicente Fox is a Mexican businessman who served as his country's president from 2000 to 2006.


As Mexico's economy struggled in the 1980s, businessman Vicente Fox became convinced that the country needed new leadership, and he turned to politics. In 2000, Fox ran for president on a platform focused on ending government corruption and improving the economy, and on December 1, 2000, he succeeded Ernesto Zedillo as president of Mexico. In 2006 Fox left office, succeeded by Felipe Calderón.

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