Manuel Avila Camacho (Avila Camacho Manuel)( President of Mexico.)
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Biography Manuel Avila Camacho (Avila Camacho Manuel)
Born April 24, 1897 in Tesiutlane (pc. Puebla). He was educated in public schools, in 17 years took part in a popular uprising, emerging from the dictatorship of General Victoriano Huerta. Minister of War (1937-1939) in the government of the radical LÃ¡zaro CÃ¡rdenas, in 1940 succeeded him as president. A skilled diplomat, a moderate and cautious politician, Avila Camacho was able to resolve the conflict, which arose in 1938 when the nationalization of property of foreign oil companies, and to cooperate with the United States and its allies during the Second World War. In the 1946 election Avila Camacho gave the presidency to Miguel AlemÃ¡n. Died Avila Camacho near Mexico City October 13, 1955.