Ignacio Pichardo Pagaza

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Ignacio Pichardo Pagaza (born November 13, 1935) is a Mexican politician who served as Governor of the State of Mexico.[1]

Pichardo served in the Cabinet of President Miguel de la Madrid as general comptroller and in the cabinet of President Ernesto Zedillo as Secretary of Energy. He has also served as Mexican Ambassador.

He is a member and former President of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).

He is father of Alfonso Pichardo, lead singer of Mexican electronica group Moenia. And he is a nephew of Juan Josafat Pichardo Cruz, who was the first Rector or the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México UAEM.


  1. ^ Camp, Roderic Ai (1995). Mexican political biographies, 1935-1993 (3rd ed.). University of Texas Press. p. 558. 
Preceded by
Arturo Hernández Basave
Mexican Ambassador to the Netherlands
Succeeded by
Santiago Oñate Laborde