- Category : 1895-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 2
Mexican general in the Constitutionalist Army during the Mexican Revolution and a statesman who served as President of Mexico from 1934 to 1940. He joined the revolutionary army in 1913 and took an active part in many military and political advancements. As El Presidente, he carried out the aims of the revolution, with his greatest accomplishment a program to give land to the poor and the construction of schools. His support of inter-American co-operation during WWII strengthened Mexico's international position. He nationalized the Mexican oil industry and granted political asylum to Leon Trotsky. Cárdenas died of cancer in Mexico City on 19 October 1970 at the age of 75.