Benigno Aquino Jr.
AKA Benigno Simeón Aquino, Jr.
- 1st Filipino youngest vice-governor (1961)
- 1st Filipino youngest elected senator (1967)
"I was able to talk with God and that gave me the strength and the spirit to fight for the Filipino people, to forget my political ambition, but to pursue a mission – to unify the people and attain their quest for progress and democracy."
"Wonder Boy" (of Philippine politics)
DATE OF BIRTH
November 27, 1932
Concepcion, Tarlac, Philippines
FATHER: Benigno Aquino, Sr.
WIFE: Corazon "Cory" Cojuangco
CHILDREN: Ma. Elena, Aurora Corazon, Benigno III (Noynoy), Victoria Elisa, and Kristina Bernadette (Kris)
YEAR OF DEATH
August 21, 1983
USEFUL LINKSThe Ninoy Aquino Scrapbook
Where Aquino forgot his political ambition
The Martyr: Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino
Wikipedia Article on Benigno Aquino, Jr.