Benigno Aquino Jr.

1932 - 1983

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Benigno Simeon "Ninoy" Aquino Jr., , (November 27, 1932 – August 21, 1983) was a Filipino politician who served as a senator of the Philippines (1967–1972) and governor of the province of Tarlac. He was the husband of Corazon Aquino—who, after his death, eventually became the president of the Philippines—and father of a later president, Benigno Aquino III. Aquino, together with Gerardo Roxas and Jovito Salonga, helped form the leadership of the opposition towards then President Ferdinand Marcos. He was the aggressive leader who together with the intellectual leader Sen. Jose W. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benigno Aquino Jr. has received more than 1,379,237 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Benigno Aquino Jr. is the 4,149th most popular politician (down from 3,827th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Philippines (down from 8th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Filipino Politician.

Benigno Aquino Jr. is most famous for being the first president of the Republic of the Philippines. He was assassinated in 1983.

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Among politicians, Benigno Aquino Jr. ranks 4,149 out of 15,710Before him are Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Tudḫaliya IV, Emil Constantinescu, Yelü Chucai, Jacques I, Prince of Monaco, and Ptahhotep. After him are Roberto Eduardo Viola, Thein Sein, Philip Noel-Baker, Frank Lentini, Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Andreas Palaiologos.

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Among people born in 1932, Benigno Aquino Jr. ranks 79Before him are Thomas Klestil, Pier Angeli, Fernando Arrabal, Wolf Vostell, Walter Gilbert, and Antonio Tejero. After him are Michael Smith, Oscar de la Renta, Joe Zawinul, Emmanuelle Arsan, Stuart Hall, and Gunter Sachs. Among people deceased in 1983, Benigno Aquino Jr. ranks 37Before him are Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado, Mercè Rodoreda, Klaus Nomi, Maurice Ronet, Jack Dempsey, and Prince Charles, Count of Flanders. After him are Alberto Ginastera, Dolores del Río, Haldan Keffer Hartline, Kurt Tank, Pridi Banomyong, and Nicolaus von Below.

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In Philippines

Among people born in Philippines, Benigno Aquino Jr. ranks 9 out of 96Before him are Ferdinand Marcos (1917), José Rizal (1861), Imelda Marcos (1929), Paulino Alcántara (1896), Lapu-Lapu (1491), and Emilio Aguinaldo (1869). After him are Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (1947), Fidel Ramos (1928), Isabel Preysler (1951), Luis Eduardo Aute (1943), Joseph Estrada (1937), and Manny Pacquiao (1978).

Among POLITICIANS In Philippines

Among politicians born in Philippines, Benigno Aquino Jr. ranks 6Before him are Rodrigo Duterte (1945), Corazon Aquino (1933), Ferdinand Marcos (1917), Lapu-Lapu (1491), and Emilio Aguinaldo (1869). After him are Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (1947), Fidel Ramos (1928), Joseph Estrada (1937), Jose P. Laurel (1891), Manuel L. Quezon (1878), and Elpidio Quirino (1890).