Gregorio Honasan Biography, Achievements

Gregorio Honasan is a Filipino army officer, politician, and government official. He is currently serving as Secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). He became well-known to the public after he led several unsuccessful coups d’état against President Corazon Aquino.

Gregorio Honasan
Gregorio Honasan (Credit: DICT)

Personal Information
Full Name –> Gregorio Ballesteros Honasan II
Nickname –> Gringo
Birth Date –> March 14, 1948 (age 73)
Birth Place –> Baguio City, Philippines

Family
Wife –> Jane Umali
Children –> 5, including singer Kai Honasan
Father –> Colonel Romeo Gillego Honasan from Sorsogon Province
Mother –> Alicia Masip Ballesteros also from Sorsogon Province

Education
College –> Philippine Military Academy (PMA)
Degree –> Military Science

Political Career / Work Experiences
2019-Present – Secretary, Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)
2016 – Ran for vice president as running mate of then Vice President Jejomar Binay who ran for president
1995–2004, 2007-2019 – Senator
1971-1986 – Army Officer

See also: Top Government Officials Under President Rodrigo Duterte

See also: List of Senators of the Philippines: Past an Present

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