Ramon Magsaysay Biography, Achievements, Issues, Officials

Ramon Magsaysay was a Filipino politician who served as the 7th president of the Republic of the Philippines.

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay Sr.
Nickname –> Guy, Mambo
Birth Date –> August 31, 1907
Died –> March 17, 1957 in Mount Manunggal in Balamban, Cebu (aged 49, Cause: Plane Crash)
Hometown –> Iba, Zambales, Philippines

Wife –> Luz Banzon ​(married 1933)
Children –> 3 (Teresita Magsaysay, Milagros Magsaysay, Ramón Magsaysay Jr.)
Prominent Relatives:
Ramón “Jun” Banzon-Magsaysay, Jr. (son) – former Congressman and Senator
Genaro Magsaysay (brother) – former Senator
Vicente Magsaysay (nephew) – Former Governor of Zambales
JB Magsaysay (grandnephew) – actor, politician, and businessman
Antonio M. Díaz (nephew) – Congressman and Assemblyman of Zambales
Anita Magsaysay-Ho (cousin) – painter
Doris Magsaysay Ho (niece) – shipping executive

College –> Jose Rizal College (now University)
Degree –> Commerce

Political Career / Work Experiences
1953-1957 – President
1950-1953, 1954 – Secretary of National Defense
1946-1950 – Congressman of Zambales
* Former Guerrilla Fighter against the Japanese during World War II

RELATED: List of Presidents and Vice Presidents of the Philippines

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