TITLE

Corazon Aquino

AUTHOR(S)
Gutierrez, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Corazon Aquino;7/1/2006, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
Background information on Corazon Aquino is presented. Aquino became president of the Philippines after leading a non-violent revolt against President Ferdinand Marcos in February 1986. Aquino became the leader of the anti-Marcos forces in 1983, after her husband, Benigno Aquino, was assassinated. During her six years as president, Aquino ushered in democratic reforms that stabilized the Filipino political system after Marcos' twenty-year dictatorship. Information on Aquino's early life, education and career development is reviewed.
ACCESSION #
22315963

 

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