|At the Mexican Senate (2008).|
|Secretary of Public Education|
6 April 2009 – 16 March 2012
|Preceded by||Josefina Vázquez Mota|
|Succeeded by||José Ángel Córdova Villalobos|
|Senator of the Senate of Mexico
LXII Legislature Proportional representation
29 August 2012 – 25 September 2012 (died in office)
2 September 1962 |
Mexico City, Mexico
|Died||25 September 2012
Mexico City, Mexico
|Political party||National Action Party|
|Alma mater||Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Yale University|
|Occupation||Academic and politician|
Alonso José Ricardo Lujambio Irazábal (2 September 1962 – 25 September 2012) was a Mexican academic and politician who served as Secretary of Public Education in the cabinet of President Felipe Calderón.
Lujambio served as member of the General Council of the Federal Electoral Institute (IFE), as advisor to the United Nations, and as an academic at the Ibero-American University, the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the Autonomous Institute of Technology of Mexico (ITAM), where he chaired the undergraduate program in Political Science.
On 29 August 2012, Lujambio took protest as Senator, at which he assisted in a wheelchair.
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