Governor of Nuevo León

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The Mexican state of Nuevo León has been governed by more than a hundred individuals in its history, who have had various titles and degrees of responsibility depending on the prevailing political regime of the time.

Under the current regime, executive power rests in a governor, who is directly elected by the citizens, using a secret ballot, to a six-year term with no possibility of reelection. The position is open only to a Mexican citizen by birth, at least 30 years old with at least five years residency in Nuevo León.

The governor's term begins on October 4 and finishes on October 3 6 years later. Elections occur 3 years before/after presidential elections.

Nuevo Reino de León[edit]

  1. Luis Carvajal y de la Cueva, 1580–1588
  2. Diego de Montemayor, 1588–1610
  3. Diego de Montemayor (el mozo), 1610–1611
  4. Diego Rodríguez, 1612–1614
  5. Agustín de Zavala, 1614–1625
  6. Martín de Zavala, 1625–1664
  7. León de Alza, 1665–1667
  8. Nicolás de Azcárraga, 1667–1676
  9. Domingo de Prudena, 1676–1681
  10. Blas de la Garza y Falcón, 1681
  11. Domingo de Videgaray y Zarza, 1681
  12. Francisco de la Calancha y Valenzuela, 1681
  13. Blas de la Garza Falcón, 1681
  14. Juan de Echeverría, 1681–1682
  15. Diego de Villarreal, 1682–1683
  16. Alonso de León, 1683–1684
  17. Antonio de Echevérez y Subiza, 1684–1687
  18. Francisco Cuervo de Valdés, 1687–1688
  19. Pedro Fernández de la Ventosa, 1688–1693
  20. Juan Pérez de Merino, 1693–1698
  21. Juan Francisco de Vergara y Mendoza 1698–1703
  22. Francisco Báez Treviño, 1703–1705
  23. Gregorio de Salinas Varona, 1705–1707
  24. Cipriano García de Pruneda, 1707–1708
  25. Luis García de Pruneda 1708–1710
  26. Francisco Mier y Torre, 1710–1714
  27. Francisco Báez Treviño 1714–1718
  28. Juan Ignacio Flores Mogollón 1718
  29. Francisco de Barbadillo y Vitoria, 1719–1723
  30. Juan José de Arriaga y Brambila, 1723–1725
  31. Pedro de Sarabia Cortés, 1725–1729
  32. Bernardino de Meneses Monroy y Mendoza, 1730–1731
  33. Juan Antonio Fernández de Jáuregui y Urrutia, 1731–1740
  34. Pedro del Barrio Junco y Espriella, 1740–1746
  35. Vicente Bueno de Borbolla, 1746–1751
  36. Pedro del Barrio Junco y Espriella, 1752–1757
  37. Juan Manuel Muñoz de Villavicencio, 1757–1762
  38. Carlos de Velasco, 1762–1764
  39. Ignacio Ussel y Guimbarda, 1764–1772
  40. Francisco de Echegaray, 1772–1773
  41. Melchor Vidal de Lorca y Villena, 1773
  42. Vicente González de Santianes, 1773–1788
  43. Manuel Bahamonde y Villamil, 1788–1795
  44. Simón de Herrera y Leyva, 1795–1810

Mexican War of Independence[edit]

  1. Manuel de Santa María, 1810–1811
  2. José Santiago Villarreal, 1811
  3. Blas José Gómez de Castro, 1811–1813
  4. Ramón Díaz Bustamante, 1813
  5. José Antonio Mujica, 1814
  6. Froilán de Mier y Noguera, 1815
  7. Francisco Bruno Barreda, 1816 and 1818–1821
  8. Bernardo Villamil, 1817–1818

First Mexican Republic[edit]

  1. Juan de Echandía 1822
  2. Francisco de Mier y Noriega, 1823
  3. José Antonio Rodríguez, 1824
  4. José María Parás, 1825–1827 and 1848–1850.
  5. Manuel Gómez Castro, 1827–1829 and 1833.
  6. Joaquín García, 1829–1833 and 1837–1839.
  7. Manuel María de Llano, 1833–1834 and 1839–1845.
  8. Juan Nepomuceno de la Garza y Evía, 1835–1837 and 1845–1846.
  9. José María Ortega, 1841
  10. Pedro de Ampudia, 1846 and 1853–1854
  11. Pedro José García, 1850–1851

Separatist attempts[edit]

  1. Agapito García Dávila, 1851–1853
  2. Mariano Morret, 1854
  3. Jerónimo Cardona, 1854–1855
  4. Santiago Vidaurri, 1855–1859 and 1860–1864.
  5. José Silvestre Aramberri, 1859

French intervention[edit]

  1. Jesús María Benítez y Pinillos, 1864
  2. Mariano Escobedo, 1865
  3. Simón de la Garza Melo, 1865
  4. Mariano Escobedo, 1866
  5. Manuel Z. Gómez, 1866–1867

Second Mexican Republic[edit]

Under Porfirio Díaz[edit]

Mexican Revolution[edit]

  1. Leobardo Chapa, 1910–1911
  2. Viviano L. Villarreal, 1911–1913
  3. Salomé Botello, 1913–1914
  4. Antonio de la Paz Guerra, 1914
  5. Antonio I Villarreal, 1914–1915
  6. Rafael Cepeda de la Fuente, 1915
  7. Felipe Ángeles, 1915
  8. Raúl Madero, 1915
  9. Ildefonso V. Vázquez, 1915
  10. Pablo A. de la Garza, 1915 and 1916
  11. Diódoro dela Garza, 1916
  12. Alfredo Recaut, 1917

Constitution[edit]

  1. Nicéforo Zambrano, 1917–1919
  2. José E. Santos, 1919–1920
  3. Humberto Barros, 1920
  4. Felix G. Lozano, 1920
  5. Porfirio G. González, 1920 and 1923–1925
  6. Juan M. García, 1921
  7. Leocadio M. González, 1922
  8. Ramiro Támez, 1922 and 1923
  9. Pedro Guajardo, 1923
  10. Alfredo Pérez, 1923
  11. Anastacio Treviño Martínez, 1923
  12. José Juan Vallejo, 1923
  13. Jerónimo Siller, 1925–1927
  14. José Benítez, 1928

Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI)[edit]

  1. Plutarco Elías Calles (son), 1929
  2. Generoso Chapa Garza, 1929
  3. Aarón Sáenz, 1927 and 1929–1931
  4. Francisco A. Cárdenas, 1931–1933
  5. Pablo Quiroga, 1933–1935
  6. Ángel Santos Cervantes, 1935
  7. Gregorio Morales Sánchez, 1935–1936
  8. Anacleto Guerrero Guajardo, 1936–1939
  9. Bonifacio Salinas Leal, 1939–1943
  10. Arturo B. de la Garza, 1943–1949
  11. Ignacio Morones Prieto, 1949–1952
  12. José S. Vivanco, 1952–1955
  13. Raúl Rangel Frías, 1955–1961
  14. Eduardo Livas Villarreal, 1961–1967
  15. Eduardo Elizondo, 1967–1971
  16. Luis M. Farías, 1971–1973
  17. Pedro Zorrilla Martínez, 1973–1979
  18. Alfonso Martínez Domínguez, 1979–1985
  19. Jorge Treviño, 1985–1991
  20. Sócrates Rizzo, 1991–1995
  21. Benjamín Clariond, 1995–1997

Multi-party[edit]

  1. Fernando Canales, PAN, 1997–2003
  2. Fernando Elizondo, PAN, 2003 (interim)
  3. José Natividad González Parás, PRI, 2003–2009
  4. Rodrigo Medina de la Cruz, PRI, 2009–2015

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