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Benigno Aquino Jr.

1932 - 1983

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Benigno "Ninoy" Simeon Aquino Jr., (locally [bɛˈniɡnɔʔ aˈkino]; 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. Aquino was the husband of Corazon Aquino, who became the 11th president of the Philippines after his assassination, and father of Benigno Aquino III, who became the 15th president of the Philippines. Aquino, together with Gerardo Roxas and Jovito Salonga, helped form the leadership of the opposition towards then President Ferdinand Marcos. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benigno Aquino Jr. has received more than 1,625,964 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Benigno Aquino Jr. is the 7,110th most popular politician (down from 4,144th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Philippines (down from 9th 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 7,110 out of 15,577Before him are Andronikos I of Trebizond, Tudor Vladimirescu, Bai Chongxi, Washington Luís, Hrólfr Kraki, and Dominique de Villepin. After him are Luis Arce, Khaleda Zia, Liu Penzi, Ambaghai, Arete, and Phaedon Gizikis.

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Among people born in 1932, Benigno Aquino Jr. ranks 121Before him are Manuel Puig, Harry Gregg, Meir Kahane, Renato Martino, Ieng Thirith, and Kurt Diemberger. After him are Guillermo Mordillo, Carl Perkins, Bronius Kutavičius, Branko Lustig, Robert Benton, and Isao Tomita. Among people deceased in 1983, Benigno Aquino Jr. ranks 59Before him are Igor Markevitch, Ralph Richardson, Florence Owens Thompson, Anthony Blunt, Karen Carpenter, and László Budai. After him are Piero Sraffa, Vladimir Gelfand, Ross Macdonald, Walter Stennes, Dennis Wilson, and Miguel Alemán Valdés.

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In Philippines

Among people born in Philippines, Benigno Aquino Jr. ranks 11 out of 126Before him are José Rizal (1861), Corazon Aquino (1933), Imelda Marcos (1929), Paulino Alcántara (1896), Andrés Bonifacio (1863), and Isabel Preysler (1951). After him are Manuel L. Quezon (1878), Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (1947), Manny Pacquiao (1978), Marcelo H. del Pilar (1850), Jose P. Laurel (1891), and Apolinario Mabini (1864).

Among POLITICIANS In Philippines

Among politicians born in Philippines, Benigno Aquino Jr. ranks 6Before him are Rodrigo Duterte (1945), Ferdinand Marcos (1917), Emilio Aguinaldo (1869), Lapu-Lapu (1491), and Corazon Aquino (1933). After him are Manuel L. Quezon (1878), Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (1947), Jose P. Laurel (1891), Apolinario Mabini (1864), Elpidio Quirino (1890), and Florencio Campomanes (1927).