Ferdinand E. Marcos: Tenth President of the Philippines

Biography of Ferdinand E. Marcos

Tenth President of the Philippines

By Storytelling Philippines

Category: Philippine Presidents

Era: Tenth President of the Philippines, Sixth and Last President of the Third Republic, First President of the Fourth Republic
Constitution: Amended 1935 Constitution, 1973 Constitution, Amended 1973 Constitution
Predecessor: Diosdado Macapagal
Successor: Corazon C. Aquino
Date Elected: November 9, 1965; 3,861,324 votes (51.94% of the electorate)
November 11, 1969; 5,017,343 votes (61.47% of the electorate)
June 16, 1981 18,309,360 votes (88.02% of the electorate)
February 7, 1986;
COMELEC tally: 10,807,197 votes (53.62% of the electorate); NAMFREL tally: 7, 376, 599 votes (47.37% of the electorate)
Inauguration: December 30, 1965, Quirino Grandstand, Manila (aged 48)
December 30, 1969, Quirino Grandstand, Manila (aged 52)
June 30, 1981, Quirino Grandstand, Manila (aged 64)
February 25, 1986, Malacañan Palace, Manila (aged 69)
Seat of Government: Quezon City (1965-1978)
Manila (1978-1986)
Vice President: Fernando Lopez (December 30, 1965-December 30, 1969) (December 30, 1969-September 23, 1972)
Prime Minister: Ferdinand E. Marcos (concurrent capacity as President) (June 12, 1978-June 30, 1981)
Cesar E.A. Virata (June 30, 1981-February 25, 1986)
Chief Justice Ramon C. Aquino (November 20, 1985-March 6, 1986)
Felix V. Makasiar (July 25, 1985-November 19, 1985)
Enrique M. Fernando (July 2, 1979-July 24, 1985)
Fred Ruiz Castro (January 5, 1976-April 19, 1979)
Querube C. Makalintal (October 21, 1973-December 22, 1975);
Roberto V. Concepcion (June 17, 1966-April 18, 1973);
Cesar Bengzon (April 28, 1961-May 29, 1966)
Senate President: Gil Puyat (January 26, 1967-September 23, 1972)
Arturo M. Tolentino (January 17, 1966-January 26, 1967)
Speaker of the National Assembly: Nicanor E. Yñiguez (July 23, 1984-March 25, 1986)
Querube C. Makalintal (June 12, 1978-June 30, 1984)
Speaker of the House: Cornelio T. Villareal (April 1, 1971-September 23, 1972)
Jose B. Laurel Jr. (February 2, 1967-April 1, 1971)
Cornelio T. Villareal (January 17, 1966-February 2, 1967)

Previous Positions
Executive Presidential Technical Assistant (1946-1947)
Legislative Upper House: Senator (1959-1965)
Lower:House: Representative, Second District of Ilocos Norte (1949-1959)
Judicial None
Others Military: Major (active service); Colonel (inactive), U.S. Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE)
1st Place in the Philippine Bar Examination (1939)
Worked under other Administrations:
QUEZON as Member of United States Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE)
ROXAS as Technical Assistant
QUIRINO as Congressman
MAGSAYSAY as Congressman
GARCIA as Congressman
MACAPAGAL as Senate President

Personal Details
Born: September 11, 1917 Sarrat, Ilocos Norte
Died: September 28, 1989 Honolulu, Hawaii
Resting Place: Ilocos Norte
Political Parties: Liberal Party (1949-1965), Nacionalista Party (1965-1978), Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (1978-1986)
Parents: Mariano Marcos and Josefa Quetulio Edralin
Spouse: Imelda Trinidad Romualdez
Children: Maria Imelda Marcos, Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Irene Marcos-Araneta
Aimee Marcos
Education: University of the Philippines High School (1934), Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines (1939)
Profession: Lawyer

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