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Antonio Carrillo Flores : biography

23 June 1909 - 20 March 1986

Antonio Carrillo Flores (June 23, 1909 – March 20, 1986) was a Mexican statesman, born in Mexico City. He was the second son of composer Julián Carrillo Trujillo. on Clásica México, 16 November 2009


He received his bachelor's degree in 1929 and doctor's degree in 1950 in law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). on El Colegio Nacional, accessed 19 May 2013 His activities covered the fields of teaching, law enforcement, public finance and diplomacy.

He is well known for being one of the founding judges (magistrados) of the Federal Fiscal Court in 1937, (Tribunal Fiscal de la Federación) and for being Secretary of Finance (1952-1958), ambassador to both the United States and the Soviet Union, and Secretary of Foreign Affairs (1964-1970).

Carrillo Flores participated in the constitutional amendments during Mexico's nationalization of petroleum in 1938.

He was honored by more than 23 foreign governments, and he was named Doctor Honoris Causa by Lincoln College, Southern Methodist University and Harvard University. He became a member of Mexico's National College, a prestigious honorary academy.

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