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    Corazon Aquino

    President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992

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  1. Maria Corazon "Cory" Sumulong Cojuangco-Aquino CCLH (Tagalog: [kɔɾaˈsɔn kɔˈhwaŋkɔ aˈkino]; January 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009) was a Filipino politician who served as the eleventh president of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992.

  2. Feb 13, 2024 · Corazon Aquino, political leader and president (1986–92) of the Philippines who restored democratic rule after the long dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos. She was the first woman to serve as the country’s president. Learn more about Aquino’s life and career.

  3. Apr 2, 2014 · Corazon Aquino. Corazon Aquino was the 11th president (and first female president) of the Philippines. She restored democracy after the long dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos. Updated: Apr 19,...

  4. CorazonCoryAquino went from a shy law school student, to the first female president of the Philippines. Supported by the People Power Revolution, Aquino successfully ran a peaceful movement that eventually led her to become TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year in 1986.

  5. Jul 3, 2019 · Corazon Aquino (January 25, 1933–August 1, 2009) was the first female president of the Philippines, serving from 1986–1992. She was the wife of Filipino opposition leader Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino and began her political career in 1983 after dictator Ferdinand Marcos had her husband assassinated.

  6. Corazon Aquino, orig. Maria Corazon Cojuangco, (born Jan. 25, 1933, Tarlac province, Phil.—died Aug. 1, 2009, Makati), President of the Philippines (1986–92). Born into a politically prominent family, she married Benigno Simeon Aquino, Jr. (1932–83), who became the most prominent opponent of Pres. Ferdinand Marcos.

  7. Presidency of Corazon Aquino. Corazon Aquino became the 11th President of the Philippines following the People Power Revolution or EDSA 1, and spanned a six-year period from February 25, 1986, to June 30, 1992. Aquino's relatively peaceful ascension to the Philippine presidency signaled the end of authoritarian rule of Ferdinand Marcos in the ...

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