Antonio Carrillo Flores

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Carrillo and the second or maternal family name is Flores.
Antonio Carrillo Flores
Secretary of Finance
In office
30 November 1952 – 1958
Preceded by Ramón Beteta Quintana
Succeeded by Antonio Ortiz Mena
Personal details
Born 23 June 1909
Died March 20, 1986(1986-03-20) (aged 76)
Nationality Mexican
Political party National Revolutionary Party
Alma mater National Autonomous University of Mexico
Profession Lawyer, Economist

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.[1]


He received his bachelor's degree in 1929 and doctor's degree in 1950 in law from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).[2] 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.[2]


  1. ^ (Spanish) El túnel del tempo: más efemérides del mes de septiembre, Julián Carrillo on Clásica México, 16 November 2009
  2. ^ a b (Spanish) Carillo Flores, Antonio on El Colegio Nacional, accessed 19 May 2013