Enrique Peña Nieto

Enrique Pena Nieto

Place of Birth: Atlacomulco, Mexico, Mexico

Date of Birth: July 20, 1966

Ethnicity: Mexican (Spanish, possibly other)

Enrique Peña Nieto is a Mexican politician. A member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, he has served as the President of Mexico, since 1 December, 2012. He was previously the 41st Governor of the State of Mexico, from 16 September, 2005 to 16 September, 2011.

President Peña Nieto is the son of Gilberto Enrique Peña del Mazo and María del Socorro Ofelia Nieto Sánchez. President Peña Nieto is married to Angélica Rivera Hurtado. He has five children, including three with his former wife, Mónica Pretelini Sáenz. He is a relative of politicians Arturo Montiel and Alfredo del Mazo González.

President Peña Nieto’s paternal grandfather was Francisco Javier Arturo Peña Arcos (the son of Eleuterio Severiano Peña López and Juana Arcos Colín). Severiano was the son of Sotero Peña García and María Rosalía Victoriana López Mejía. Juana was the daughter of Eufemio Arcos Valdés and Juana Rafaela Valvina Colín González.

President Peña Nieto’s paternal grandmother was María de los Dolores del Mazo Vélez (the daughter of Pedro del Mazo Villasante and Josefa Vélez Díaz). Pedro was the son of Galo del Mazo y Conde and María de las Mercedes Villasante y Pliego. Galo was Spanish and traveled to Mexico; he was born in La Encina, Santa María de Cayón, Cantabria, Spain, to José del Mazo Gutiérrez and Gerónima Conde Anuarve. President Peña Nieto’s great-grandmother Josefa was the daughter of Antonio Vélez Flores and María Marta Julita Margarita Díaz Ortega.

President Peña Nieto’s maternal grandfather was Constantino Enrique Nieto Montiel (the son of Marcelino Ruperto Nieto Giménez and Epigmenia Luz Lina/Epigmenia Lina de La Luz Montiel Sánchez). Marcelino was the son of Remigio Nieto Garduño and Marta Jiménez Monroy. Epigmenia was the daughter of León Cleofás Antonio Montiel Bermúdez and María Evarista Simona Sánchez García.

President Peña Nieto’s maternal grandmother was Ofelia Sánchez Colín (the daughter of Juan Silvano Sánchez Lobera and María de los Remedios Antonia Colín Pérez). Silvano was the son of José Vidal Anastacio Sánchez Guadarrama and María Mauricia Matiana Lovera Valdez. President Peña Nieto’s great-grandmotherMaría de los Remedios was the daughter of José María Colín Herrera and María Feliciana Úrsula de Jesús Pérez Cárdenas.

Sources: Genealogy of President Peña Nieto – http://www.geni.com

Genealogy of President Peña Nieto (in Spanish) – http://www.elcotidianoenlinea.com.mx

President Peña Nieto’s paternal grandfather, Francisco Javier Arturo Peña Arcos, on the 1930 Mexican census – https://familysearch.org

Baptismal record of President Peña Nieto’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Galo del Mazo y Conde – https://familysearch.org

12 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    Enrique is married to Angélica Rivera Hurtado. He was previously married to Mónica Pretelini Sáenz.

    Arturo Peña Arcos -> Francisco Javier Arturo Peña Arcos

    Severiano Peña López -> Eleuterio Severiano Peña López

    Severiano (PLEASE, DON’T CALL HIM ELEUTERIO HE DID NOT USE IT) was the son of Sotero Peña García and María Rosalía Victoriana López Mejía.

    Juana was the daughter of Eufemio Arcos Valdés and Juana Rafaela Valvina Colín González.

    Mercedes Villasante y Pliego -> María de las Mercedes Villasante y Pliego

    Dolores del Mazo Vélez -> María de los Dolores del Mazo Vélez

    Josefa was the daughter of Antonio Vélez Flores and María Marta Julita Margarita Díaz Ortega.

    Marcelino Nieto -> Marcelino Ruperto Nieto Giménez

    Efigenia Diana Montiel Sánchez -> Epigmenia Luz Lina/Epigmenia Lina de La Luz Montiel Sánchez

    Marcelino was the son of Remigio Nieto Garduño and Marta Jiménez Monroy. Epigmenia was the daughter of León Cleofás Antonio Montiel Bermúdez and María Evarista Simona Sánchez García.

    Silvano Sánchez Lovera -> Juan Silvano Sánchez Lobera

    María Colín Pérez -> María de los Remedios Antonia Colín Pérez

    Silvano (PLEASE, DON’T CALL HIM JUAN) was the son of José Vidal Anastacio Sánchez Guadarrama and María Mauricia Matiana Lovera Valdez. Enrique’s great-grandmother María was the daughter of José María Colín Herrera and María Feliciana Úrsula de Jesús Pérez Cárdenas.

    All of Enrique’s grandparents are now deceased.

    Additional source: Genealogy of Enrique Peña Nieto – http://www.geni.com/people/Enrique-Peña-Nieto-57th-President-of-México/6000000030791358944

  2. allennox says:

    He might also have French ancestry.Two of his ancestors had the surname colin I looked that up on message boards ancestry.com that surname is quite common in altacomulco where he was born.One of the posts said its quite common in Toluca,altacomulco and mexico city and puebla which is where the French took over (battle of Puebla)for all you history buffs the link is right here: http://boards.ancestry.com/thread.aspx?mv=flat&m=10&p=surnames.colin

  3. legez says:

    he definitely isn’t fully Spanish, looks like he got some Native up in that boy

  4. Manila says:

    Severiano Peña and ? Arcos -> Severiano Peña López and Juana Arcos Colin

    Additional sources:
    * Arturo’s 1930 Mexican census: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M27P-CYS

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