Corazon Aquino

1933 - 2009

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Maria Corazon "Cory" Sumulong Cojuangco Aquino (Tagalog: [koɾaˈson koˈhwaŋko aˈkino], 25 January 1933 – 1 August 2009) was a Filipina politician who served as the 11th president of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992. She was the most prominent figure of the 1986 People Power Revolution, which ended the two-decade rule of President Ferdinand Marcos and led to the establishment of the current democratic Fifth Philippine Republic. Corazon Aquino was married to Senator Benigno Aquino Jr., who was one of the most prominent critics of President Marcos. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Corazon Aquino has received more than 2,949,352 page views. Her biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia. Corazon Aquino is the 1,714th most popular politician (down from 1,301st in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Philippines (down from 1st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Filipino Politician.

Corazon Aquino is most famous for being the first female president of the Philippines. She became president after the assassination of her husband, President Benigno Aquino, Jr. She was president from 1986-1992.

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Among politicians, Corazon Aquino ranks 1,714 out of 15,710Before her are Chilperic II, Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria, Attalus I, Theuderic I, Horik I, and Bernhard von Bülow. After her are Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria, Suleyman Shah, Symon Petliura, Bona Sforza, Theuderic IV, and Tipu Sultan.

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Among people born in 1933, Corazon Aquino ranks 25Before her are Amartya Sen, Francisco Gento, Susan Sontag, Arno Allan Penzias, Elinor Ostrom, and Costa-Gavras. After her are Oliver Sacks, Richard Rogers, Bernardo Provenzano, Gene Wilder, Paul Biya, and Álvaro Siza Vieira. Among people deceased in 2009, Corazon Aquino ranks 14Before her are Roh Moo-hyun, Aage Bohr, Millvina Dean, Maurice Jarre, Farrah Fawcett, and Ted Kennedy. After her are Les Paul, Robert McNamara, Mercedes Sosa, Vivian Maier, Maurice Druon, and Ralf Dahrendorf.

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In Philippines

Among people born in Philippines, Corazon Aquino ranks 2 out of 96Before her are Rodrigo Duterte (1945). After her are Ferdinand Marcos (1917), José Rizal (1861), Imelda Marcos (1929), Paulino Alcántara (1896), Lapu-Lapu (1491), Emilio Aguinaldo (1869), Benigno Aquino Jr. (1932), Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (1947), Fidel Ramos (1928), and Isabel Preysler (1951).

Among POLITICIANS In Philippines

Among politicians born in Philippines, Corazon Aquino ranks 2Before her are Rodrigo Duterte (1945). After her are Ferdinand Marcos (1917), Lapu-Lapu (1491), Emilio Aguinaldo (1869), Benigno Aquino Jr. (1932), Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (1947), Fidel Ramos (1928), Joseph Estrada (1937), Jose P. Laurel (1891), Manuel L. Quezon (1878), and Elpidio Quirino (1890).