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Ferdinand Marcos

1917 - 1989

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Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos Sr. (, September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was a Filipino politician, lawyer and kleptocrat who served as the 10th President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. Espousing an ideology of "constitutional authoritarianism" under the New Society Movement, he ruled as a dictator under martial law from 1972 until 1981, and kept most of his martial law powers until he was deposed in 1986. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferdinand Marcos has received more than 5,631,595 page views. His biography is available in 121 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 120 in 2019). Ferdinand Marcos is the 1,781st most popular politician (down from 1,576th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Philippines (down from 2nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Filipino Politician.

Ferdinand Marcos was the president of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. Marcos is most famous for his declaration of Martial Law in 1972 and his ousting from power in 1986.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Ferdinand Marcos ranks 1,781 out of 15,710Before him are Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria, Coloman, King of Hungary, Yakov Sverdlov, Sophia Palaiologina, King Elah, and Magnentius. After him are Narendra Modi, Anna Jagiellon, Ammar ibn Yasir, Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg, Pescennius Niger, and Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1917, Ferdinand Marcos ranks 18Before him are Louis Zamperini, Frederica of Hanover, Sidney Sheldon, I. M. Pei, Kenan Evren, and Óscar Romero. After him are Anthony Burgess, Christian de Duve, Robert Mitchum, Otto Günsche, John Lee Hooker, and Sven Hassel. Among people deceased in 1989, Ferdinand Marcos ranks 27Before him are János Kádár, Thomas Bernhard, Dolores Ibárruri, Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Silvana Mangano, and Hu Yaobang. After him are John Hicks, William Shockley, John Cassavetes, Hermann Oberth, Daphne du Maurier, and Leon Festinger.

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In Philippines

Among people born in Philippines, Ferdinand Marcos ranks 3 out of 96Before him are Rodrigo Duterte (1945) and Corazon Aquino (1933). After him are 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, Ferdinand Marcos ranks 3Before him are Rodrigo Duterte (1945) and Corazon Aquino (1933). After him are 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).