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Macapagal Arroyo, Gloria

Born: 1948 AD
Currently alive, at 68 years of age.
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1947 – Born on the 5th of April in Lubao, Pampanga, Philippines.

 

1968 – She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Assumption College as a Magna Cum Laude.

 

1978 – She pursued a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University Philippines.

 

1985 – She received Doctorate Degree in Economics from the University of the Philippines.

 

1987 – She was invited by President Corazon Aquino  to join the

government as Assistant Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry.

 

1992 – She became a Senator in the Philippines.

 

1995 – She was re-elected as a Senator of the Philippines topping the senatorial election with nearly

16 million votes, the highest number of votes received by any politician for any position

in Philippine electoral history. 1998 – She became the Vice-President of the Philippines.

 

         – She was appointed as a Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development

appointed by President Joseph Estrada.

 

2000 – She resigned from the cabinet, distancing herself from then President Estrada, who was

accused of corruption.

 

2001 – On the 20th of January she was sworn as the 14th president of the Philippines by Supreme

Court Justice Hilario Davide.

 

2004 – She was reelected as President of the Philippines. She is still the President of the Philippines

up to this day.