Corazon “Cory” Aquino Biography, Achievements, Issues, Officials

Corazon Aquino was a Filipino politician who served as the 11th president of the Republic of the Philippines.

Corazon Aquino
Corazon Aquino (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Maria Corazon Sumulong Cojuangco Aquino
Nickname –> Cory
Birth Date –> January 25, 1933
Died –> August 1, 2009 in Makati, Metro Manila (aged 76; Cause: cardiorespiratory arrest and colorectal cancer)
Hometown –> Paniqui, Tarlac, Philippines

Husband –> Former Senator Benigno Aquino Jr.
Children –> Maria Elena (“Ballsy”; born 1955), Aurora Corazon (“Pinky”; born 1957), Benigno Simeon III (“Noynoy”; 1960–2021), Victoria Elisa (“Viel”; born 1961) and Kristina Bernadette (“Kris”; born 1971)
Father –> Former Congressman Jose Cojuangco Sr.
Mother –> Demetria Sumulong of the Sumulong Clan of Rizal Province
Siblings –> Pedro, Josephine, Teresita, Former Congressman Jose “Peping” Cojuangco Jr., and Maria Paz

College –> College of Mount Saint Vincent in New York
Degree –> French and mathematics

Political Career / Work Experiences
1986-1992 – President of the Philippines

RELATED: List of Presidents and Vice Presidents of the Philippines

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