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Aquino, [Maria] Corazon (nee Cojuangco)

Born: 1933 AD
Currently alive, at 82 years of age.

Nationality: Filipino
Categories: Presidents


1933 - Born in Manila, Philippines


1986-1992 - president of the Republic of the Philippines


1986 - TIME Magazine's Woman of the Year


Page last updated: 5:10pm, 17th Sep '06

  • "It is not I who have been consigned to the bedroom of history."
  • "You have spent many lives and much treasure to bring freedom to many lands that were reluctant to receive it. And here you have a people who won it by themselves and need only the help to preserve it."
  • "All the world wondered as they witnessed ... a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride."
  • "They came out in the millions to show their dogged support for the woman the dictatorship claimed it had defeated in the election."
  • "Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice."