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List of famous Filipino leaders with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Philippines is an island country in Southeast Asia. The country is not just rich in biodiversity and flaunts a scenic landscape but has been the hub of the economic progress of the current era. A middle power, Philippines was under the control of America before declaring its independence in 1946. It has a democratic government in the form of a constitutional republic with a presidential system. The President of Philippines serves as the head of the state as well as the head of the government. He is also the commander in chief of the armed forces. Philippines has been home to several important leaders who have virtually created history through their revolutionary leadership roles. There are also many interesting facts associated with their profiles. Did you know that Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Cojuangco Aquino III, son of ex-President Cory C. Aquino, never aimed to become a president? A political reformer, destiny played its game by helping Aquino become the President due to his commitment to push anti-corruption reforms. Other important Filipino leaders include Jejomar Jojo Binay, Juan Ponce Enrile, Manuel Mar Roxas, Joseph Estrada and so on. Read this section to know more about famous Filipino leaders.
Jose RizalJose Rizal

19 June 1861

30 December 1896

Calamba, Laguna

Gemini

Benigno Aquino IIIBenigno Aquino III

08 February 1960

Manila, Philippines

Aquarius

Ferdinand MarcosFerdinand Marcos

11 September 1917

28 September 1989

Sarrat, Ilocos Norte, Philippine Islands

Virgo

Rodrigo DuterteRodrigo Duterte

28 March 1945

Maasin, Philippines

Aries

Imelda MarcosImelda Marcos

02 July 1929

Manila

Cancer

Corazon AquinoCorazon Aquino

25 January 1933

01 August 2009

Paniqui, Tarlac

Aquarius

Gloria Macapagal-ArroyoGloria Macapagal-Arroyo

05 April 1947

San Juan, Metro Manila

Aries

Ramon Magsaysay Ramon Magsaysay

31 August 1907

17 March 1957

Iba, Zambales, Philippines

Virgo

Emilio AguinaldoEmilio Aguinaldo

22 March 1869

06 February 1964

Kawit

Aries

Andrés BonifacioAndrés Bonifacio

30 November 1863

10 May 1897

Tondo

Sagittarius

Manuel L. QuezonManuel L. Quezon

19 August 1878

01 August 1944

Baler

Leo

Grace PoeGrace Poe

03 September 1968

Jaro, Iloilo City

Virgo

Miriam Defensor SantiagoMiriam Defensor Santiago

15 June 1945

29 September 2016

Iloilo City

Gemini

Jejomar BinayJejomar Binay

11 November 1942

Manila

Scorpio

Elpidio QuirinoElpidio Quirino

16 November 1890

29 February 1956

Vigan

Scorpio

Joseph EstradaJoseph Estrada

19 April 1937

Tondo

Aries

Manuel RoxasManuel Roxas

01 January 1892

15 April 1948

Capiz

Capricorn

Benigno Aquino, Jr.Benigno Aquino, Jr.

27 November 1932

21 August 1983

Concepcion, Tarlac

Sagittarius

Fidel V. RamosFidel V. Ramos

18 March 1928

Lingayen, Pangasinan

Pisces

Henry SyHenry Sy

25 December 1924

Xiamen

Capricorn

Lapu-LapuLapu-Lapu

1491 AD

1542 AD

Mactan, Philippines

Diosdado MacapagalDiosdado Macapagal

28 September 1910

21 April 1997

Lubao

Libra

Fernando Poe, Jr.Fernando Poe, Jr.

20 August 1939

14 December 2004

Manila

Leo

Marcelo H. del PilarMarcelo H. del Pilar

30 August 1850

04 July 1896

Plaridel

Virgo

Imee MarcosImee Marcos

12 November 1955

Mandaluyong

Scorpio

Joker ArroyoJoker Arroyo

05 January 1927

05 October 2015

Naga

Capricorn

Jesse RobredoJesse Robredo

27 May 1958

18 August 2012

Naga

Gemini

Francis EscuderoFrancis Escudero

10 October 1969

Manila

Libra

Tito SottoTito Sotto

24 August 1948

Manila

Virgo

Juan Ponce EnrileJuan Ponce Enrile

14 February 1924

Gonzaga

Aquarius

Charo Santos-ConcioCharo Santos-Concio

27 October 1955

Calapan

Scorpio

Cristine ReyesCristine Reyes

05 February 1989

Marikina

Aquarius

Eduardo Cojuangco, Jr.Eduardo Cojuangco, Jr.

10 June 1935

Paniqui, Tarlac

Gemini

Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.

13 September 1957

Manila

Virgo

Jovito PalparanJovito Palparan

11 September 1950

Cagayan de Oro

Virgo

Gregorio HonasanGregorio Honasan

14 March 1948

Baguio

Pisces

Bong RevillaBong Revilla

25 September 1966

Manila

Libra

Franklin DrilonFranklin Drilon

28 November 1945

Iloilo City

Sagittarius

Benigno Aquino, Sr.Benigno Aquino, Sr.

04 September 1894

20 December 1947

Concepcion, Tarlac

Virgo

Joseph Emilio AbayaJoseph Emilio Abaya

28 May 1966

Kawit, Cavite

Gemini

Risa HontiverosRisa Hontiveros

24 February 1966

Manila

Pisces

Loren LegardaLoren Legarda

28 January 1960

Malabon

Aquarius

Lito LapidLito Lapid

25 October 1955

Porac

Scorpio

Eliseo SorianoEliseo Soriano

07 April 1947

Pasay

Aries

Salvador LaurelSalvador Laurel

18 November 1928

27 January 2004

Tanauan

Scorpio

Panfilo LacsonPanfilo Lacson

01 June 1948

Imus

Gemini

Armin LuistroArmin Luistro

24 December 1961

Lipa

Capricorn

Maria RessaMaria Ressa

02 October 1963

Manila

Libra

Ralph RectoRalph Recto

11 January 1964

Quezon City

Capricorn

Jejomar Binay, Jr.Jejomar Binay, Jr.

12 July 1977

Makati

Cancer

Gloria Macapagal ArroyoGloria Macapagal Arroyo

05 April 1947

San Juan

Aries

Alfredo LimAlfredo Lim

21 December 1929

Manila

Sagittarius

Fernando LópezFernando López

13 April 1904

26 May 1993

Iloilo City

Aries

Mariano MarcosMariano Marcos

21 April 1897

08 March 1945

Batac

Taurus

Bam AquinoBam Aquino

07 May 1977

Manila

Taurus

Jinggoy EstradaJinggoy Estrada

17 February 1963

Manila

Aquarius

Freddie WebbFreddie Webb

24 November 1942

Manila

Sagittarius

Jovito SalongaJovito Salonga

22 June 1920

10 March 2016

Pasig

Cancer

Francis PangilinanFrancis Pangilinan

24 August 1963

Manila

Virgo

Isabelo de los ReyesIsabelo de los Reyes

07 July 1864

10 October 1938

Vigan

Cancer

Aurora QuezonAurora Quezon

19 February 1888

28 April 1949

Baler

Aquarius

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