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The first female President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992 who came to power when she helped lead the People Power Revolution, which ended the 21 year dictatorship of President Ferdinand Marcos and re-established democracy in the Philippines.
She was married to Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr. from 1954 until his assassination in 1983.
How did Corazon Aquino die?
|Cause of death||Colon Cancer|
|Age of death||76 years|
|Birthday||January 25, 1933|
|Death date||August 1, 2009|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
You, the foreign media, have been the companion of my people in its long and painful journey to freedom.Corazon Aquino
If I fail to remove Marcos and vindicate the people’s verdict by peaceful, nonviolent action, my methods will be discredited. And if anger persists, I will be marginalized, and others will take over leadership of the movement.Corazon Aquino
When you restore democracy, you cannot say that only those who worked for the restoration of democracy will be allowed to use the privileges of a democracy.Corazon Aquino
It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power machinery with democracy. But then neither can political prisoners turn on the light in the cells of a dictatorship.Corazon Aquino
All the world wondered as they witnessed… a people lift themselves from humiliation to the greatest pride.Corazon Aquino