Benigno Aquino, Jr.
|Benigno KH. Aquino, Jr.|
|Senator of the Philippines|
December 30, 1967 – September 23, 1972
|Presidential Adviser on Defense Affairs|
|Governor of Tarlac|
December 30, 1961 – December 30, 1967
|Vice Governor of Tarlac|
December 30, 1959 – December 30, 1961
|Mayor of Concepcion, Tarlac|
December 30, 1955 – December 30, 1959
|Born||November 27, 1932
Concepcion, Tarlac, Philippines
|Died||August 21, 1983
Manila International Airport, Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines
|Resting place||Manila Memorial Park, Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines|
|Political party||Liberal (1959–1983)
|Nacionalista Party (1955–1959)|
|Spouse(s)||Corazon C. Aquino|
|Children||Ma. Elena Aquino-Cruz
Aurora Corazon Aquino-Abellada
Benigno S. Aquino III
Victoria Elisa Aquino-Dee
Kristina Bernadette Aquino
|Residence||Times Street, Quezon City|
|Alma mater||University of the Philippines
Ateneo de Manila University
San Beda College High School (Class of 1948)
St. Joseph's College, Quezon City
Aquino, Gerry Roxas and Jovito Salonga formed the leadership of the opposition to the government of President Ferdinand Marcos. Shortly after that, he was arrested in 1973 for seven years. Aquino was allowed to travel to the United States for medical treatment following a heart attack. He was killed at the Manila International Airport in 1983 upon returning from his self-imposed exile.
References[change | change source]
- Original Term until December 30, 1973 cut short pursuant to the Declaration of Martial Law on September 23, 1972.
- Leonard, Thomas M. (2006). Encyclopedia of the developing world, Volume 1.
- Lentz, Harris M. (1988). Assassinations and executions: an encyclopedia of political violence, 1865–1986.
- "Benigno Kheng Hon Aquino, Jr.". Encyclopædia Britannica.
- Jessup, John E. (1998). An encyclopedic dictionary of conflict and conflict resolution, 1945–1996.