Benigno Aquino III

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Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III
15th President of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 2010 – June 30, 2016
Vice PresidentJejomar Binay
Preceded byGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Succeeded byRodrigo Duterte
Secretary of the Philippine Department of the Interior and Local Government
In office
June 30, 2010 – July 9, 2010
Preceded byRonaldo Puno
Succeeded byJesse Robredo
Deputy Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives
In office
November 8, 2004 – February 21, 2006
Preceded byEmilio Espinosa
Succeeded byEric Singson
Senator of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 2007 – June 30, 2010
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Tarlac's Second District
In office
June 30, 1998 – June 30, 2007
Preceded byJose Yap
Succeeded byJose Yap
Personal details
Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III

(1960-02-08)February 8, 1960
Manila, Philippines
DiedJune 24, 2021(2021-06-24) (aged 61)
Quezon City, Philippines
Political partyLiberal Party
Alma materAteneo de Manila University
WebsiteOfficial website

Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Cojuangco Aquino III (8 February 1960 – 24 June 2021) was a Filipino politician. He was the President of the Philippines from 2010 to 2016. He was also known as Noynoy Aquino or PNoy. Aquino was also a former Congressman and Senator of the Philippines.

Aquino was born at FEU - NRMF Medical Center in Quezon City, He was the only son of five children of former Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr. and former President Corazon "Cory" Aquino. He was a member of the Liberal Party. He was the first Filipino president to be a bachelor. In 2013, TIME magazine named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.[1]

Aquino III died on 24 June 2021 in Quezon City, aged 61.[2][3] He had diabetes.[4] The cause of death was kidney failure.[5]

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  1. Chua-Eoan, Howard (18 April 2013). "The 2013 TIME 100". Time – via
  2. "PNoy dies at 61". Sunstar. June 24, 2021. Retrieved June 24, 2021.
  3. "LIVE UPDATES: Death of former Philippine president Noynoy Aquino". Rappler. Retrieved June 24, 2021.
  4. Ismael, Javier Joe (June 24, 2021). "Former president Noynoy Aquino dies". The Manila Times. Retrieved June 24, 2021.
  5. Ex-Philippine President Benigno Aquino dies of renal failure at 61

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