Ferdinand Marcos Biography

Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos, Sr. was a Filipino lawyer and politician who served as President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. He ruled under martial law from 1972 until 1981. Public outrage led to the snap elections of 1986 and to the making of People Power Revolution in February 1986.

Prior to the presidency, he served as a member of the Philippine House of Representatives from 1949 to 1959 and of the Philippine Senate from 1959 to 1965, where he was Senate President from 1963 to 1965.

His wife was Imelda Marcos, who became famous in her own right, and who is still active in Philippine politics along with two of his three children, Imee Marcos and Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos, Jr.. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Ferdinand Marcos
Nationality:
Philippines
Profession:
Lawyer, Politician, Soldier
Ethnicity:
Ilocano people, Japanese settlement in the Philippi
Religion:
Catholicism, Philippine Independent Church
Date of Birth:
September 11, 1917
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
September 28, 1989
Age at Death:
72
Cause of Death:
Renal failure, Cardiovascular disease, Systemic lupus erythematosus
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