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2.08.2006

Fidel V. Ramos



Pres. Fidel V. Ramos
AKA Fidel Valdez Ramos

  • 1st Filipino Protestant President (1992-98)
  • 1st Filipino Christian Democrat to become President (1992-98)
  • 1st Filipino President to visit Australia (1995)
  • 12th President of the Philippines
  • "Father of Philippine Army Special Forces"
  • "Father of Philippine Democracy"

QUOTE
"...the Philippines claims credit for the first peaceful non-violent people power revolution that toppled a dictatorship in our part of the world. This act of the sovereign people, supported by a democratically-oriented military, showed the peace-loving character of Filipinos to the world in February 1986."

ALIAS
"FVR"
"Eddie" (Steady Eddie)


DATE OF BIRTH
March 18, 1928

BIRTHPLACE
Lingayen, Pangasinan, Philippines


FATHER: Narciso Ramos
MOTHER: Angela Valdez


WIFE: Amelita "Ming" Martinez
CHILDREN: Angelina Jones, Josephine Samartino, Carolina Sembrano, Cristina Jalasco and Gloria Ramos


USEFUL LINKS

Fidel V. Ramos
1997 - Address by Mr. Fidel V. Ramos
Cultural Heritage – Philippine President Fidel V. Ramos
Wikipedia Article on Fidel V. Ramos

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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