Corazon C. Aquino: Eleventh President of the Philippines

Biography of Corazon C. Aquino

Eleventh President of the Philippines

By Storytelling Philippines

Category: Philippine Presidents

Era: Eleventh President of the Philippines, Second and Last President of the Fourth Republic, First President of the Fifth Republic
Constitution: Amended 1973 Constitution, 1986 Freedom Constitution, :1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines
Predecessor: Ferdinand E. Marcos
Successor: Fidel V. Ramos
Date Elected: February 7, 1986; NAMFREL tally: 7,909,320 votes (51.74% of the electorate); COMELEC tally: 9,921,719 votes (46.09% of the electorate)
Inauguration: February 25, 1986, Club Filipino, San Juan (aged 53)
Seat of Government: Manila
Vice President: Salvador H. Laurel (1986-1992)
Chief Justice: Marcelo B. Fernan (July 1, 1988-December 6, 1991)
Pedro L. Yap (April 18, 1988-July 1, 1988)
Claudio Teehankee (April 2, 1986-April 18, 1988)
Ramon C. Aquino (November 20, 1985-March 6, 1986)
Senate President: Jovito Salonga (July 27, 1987-January 1, 1992)
Neptali Gonzales (January 1, 1992-June 30, 1992)
Speaker of the House: Ramon V. Mitra Jr. (July 27, 1987-June 30, 1992)

Previous Positions
Executive: None
Legislative: None
Judicial: None
Others: None
Worked under other Administrations:
RAMOS as Member, National Security Council
ESTRADA as Member, National Security Council
ARROYO as Member of the Council of State; Member of the National Security Council

Personal Details
Born: January 25, 1933 Paniqui, Tarlac
Died: August 1, 2009 Makati City
Resting Place: Manila Memorial Park
Political Parties: United Nationalist Democratic Organization (UNIDO)
Parents: Jose Cojuangco and Demetria Sumulong
Spouse: Benigno S. Aquino Jr.
Children: Maria Elena Aquino Cruz, Aurora Corazon Aquino Abellada, President Benigno S. Aquino III, Victoria Elisa Aquino Dee, Kristina Bernadette Aquino
Education : Notre Dame Convent School (presently, Notre Dame School) (1949), Bachelor of Arts, Major in French and Mathematics, College of Mount Saint Vincent (1953)
Profession: Housewife

How to Cite This Web Page
Villena, Daryll. "Corazon C. Aquino: Eleventh President of the Philippines". Accessed [put the date when you accessed this page]. Available from

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Philippine Presidents, Presidential Museum and Library, (Kalayaan Hall, Jose P. Laurel Street, MalacaƱang, Manila City, Jose P Laurel Sr, San Miguel, Manila, Metro Manila)

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