<span style="font-size:medium;"><strong>Corazon Aquino, the Philippines </strong></span><br> When Corazon Aquino's senator husband was assassinated in 1983, Aquino ran against 20-year autocrat Ferdinand Marcos in his stead. Though Marcos claimed victory, Aquino led a peaceful revolution across the nation of impoverished islands. Aquino became President of the Philippines upon Marcos' resignation.
Corazon Aquino: 1933-2009; Corazon Aquino was a Filipino politician who served as the 11th President of the Philippines, the first woman to hold that office, and the first female president in Asia. Regarded as "The Mother of Philippine Democracy," Cory led the 1986 People Power Revolution, which toppled Ferdinand Marcos and restored democracy in the Philippines. She was named Time magazine's "Woman of the Year" in 1986.
This is the list of the Vice Presidents of the Philippines, starting from the very first to the incumbent. They were inaugurated as the Vice Presidents of the Philippines after the ratification of a constitution acknowledging the existence of the Philippines as an independent country.
Happy holiday 🇵🇭 #BonifacioDay. Happy 153rd Birthday Andres Bonifacio! Salute to the Great Plebeian and Father of the Philippine Revolution. Bonifacio was one of the founders and later the Supreme Leader of the secret revolutionary society (Katipunan) which sought the independence of the #Philipppines from #Spain's colonial rule. He is considered a national #hero of the #Philippines, and is also considered by some Filipino historians to be the first President of the Philippines.
Maria Corazon Sumulong "Cory" Cojuangco-Aquino (1933-2009) was a Filipino politician who served as the 11th President of the Philippines, the first woman to hold that office, and the first female president in Asia. Regarded as "The Mother of Philippine Democracy", Cory led the 1986 People Power Revolution, which toppled Ferdinand Marcos and restored democracy in the Philippines.
Corazon Aquino, revolutionary president of the Philippines. Aquino was not only the first female president of the Philippines, she also led the People Power Revolution in 1986, which established democracy in the Philippines.
The new historical event of the year is yet to happen on Thursday, June 30, 2016 where the incoming President of the Philippines will take his oath as the 16th President of the country in his inauguration ceremony inside the Rizal Hall in Malacanang Palace. Rodrigo Roa Duterte known as 'tough-talking' leader is the next President of the Philippines.
(President Ramon Magsaysay) On August 31, 1907, Ramon Magsaysay, seventh President of the Philippines, hailed by his countrymen as the "Champion of the Masses", was born in Iba, Zambales from a blacksmith father and a school teacher mother. Magsaysay was the most endeared Philippine president who reached out to Filipinos even in remote barrios. He opened the Malacanang Palace to the people and declared that it was the palace of the people.