José López Portillo y Rojas

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For President of Mexico, see José López Portillo.
José López Portillo y Rojas
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Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico
In office
February 17, 1914 – July 10, 1914
President Victoriano Huerta
Preceded by Querido Moheno
Succeeded by Francisco S. Carvajal
Personal details
Born (1850-05-26)May 26, 1850
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Died May 26, 1923(1923-05-26) (aged 73)
Mexico DF
Nationality Mexican
Relations José López Portillo y Pacheco (grandson)
Profession lawyer, politician

José López Portillo y Rojas (May 26, 1850 – May 22, 1923), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, was a Mexican lawyer, politician and man-of-letters. He served as Governor of Jalisco in 1911 and as Secretary of Foreign Affairs in 1914 for coup d'état leader and brief Mexican president Victoriano Huerta, during the U.S. occupation of Veracruz. He served as Director of the Mexican Academy of Language from 1916 to 1923.


His grandson José López Portillo y Pacheco was president of Mexico from 1976 to 1982.


  • Novels
La Parcela (1898)
Los Precursores (1909)
Fuertes y débiles (1919)

"La Horma de Su Zapato"

  • Essays & stories
Seis Leyendas (1883)
Novelas Cortas (1900)
Sucesos y Novelas Cortas (1903)
Historias, Historietas y Cuentecillos (1918)


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