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9.11.2006

Ferdinand E. Marcos




Ferdinand E. Marcos
AKA Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos

  • 1st Filipino President of the Republic of the Philippines to be elected to a full second term (1969)
  • 1st Filipino President of the 4th Republic of the Philippines (1965)
  • 10th President of the Republic of the Philippines


QUOTE
"There is no work and labor more noble and more exalted than the protection and enhancement of the dignity of man. If this is true, then our government is dedicated to one single principle, and that is the enhancement of the dignity of man who calls himself a Filipino."


ALIAS
"FM"


DATE OF BIRTH
September 11, 1917

BIRTHPLACE
Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippines


FATHER: Mariano Marcos
MOTHER: Josefa Edralin


WIFE: Imelda Romualdez Marcos
CHILDREN: Maria Imelda Josefa (Imee), Ferdinand Jr. (Bongbong), Irene, and Aimee (adopted)


YEAR OF DEATH
September 28, 1989


USEFUL LINKS

Ferdinand E. Marcos
Ferdinand E. Marcos: 14th Secretary of National Defense
Biography of Senate President Ferdinand E. Marcos
Marcos Presidential Center
Wikipedia Article on Ferdinand Marcos

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