Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

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Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

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Arroyo in 2018.
25th Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines
In office
July 23, 2018 – June 30, 2019
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byPantaleon Alvarez
Succeeded byAlan Peter Cayetano
14th President of the Philippines
In office
January 20, 2001 – June 30, 2010
Vice PresidentTeofisto Guingona (2001–2004)
Noli de Castro (2004–2010)
Preceded byJoseph Estrada
Succeeded byBenigno Aquino III
10th Vice President of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 1998 – January 20, 2001
PresidentJoseph Estrada
Preceded byJoseph Estrada
Succeeded byTeofisto Guingona
Secretary of National Defense
Acting
In office
November 30, 2006 – February 1, 2007
Preceded byAvelino Cruz
Succeeded byHermogenes Ebdane
In office
September 1, 2003 – October 2, 2003
Preceded byAngelo Reyes
Succeeded byEduardo Ermita
Secretary of Social Welfare and Development
In office
June 30, 1998 – October 12, 2000
PresidentJoseph Estrada
Preceded byLilian Laigo
Succeeded byDulce Saguisag
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives
In office
August 15, 2016 – March 15, 2017
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byRoberto Puno
Succeeded byLinabelle Villarica
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives
from Pampanga's 2nd district
Assumed office
June 30, 2010
Preceded byMikey Arroyo
Senator of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 1992 – June 30, 1998
Personal details
Born
Maria Gloria Macaraeg Macapagal

(1947-04-05) April 5, 1947 (age 72)
Lubao, Pampanga, Philippines
Political partyLDP (before 1998)
KAMPI (1997–2009)
Lakas-CMD I (1998–2009)
Lakas-CMD II (2009–2017)
PDP–Laban[1] (2017–present)
Spouse(s)
Children3, including Mikey and Dato
EducationGeorgetown University
Assumption College (BA)
Ateneo de Manila University (MA)
University of the Philippines, Diliman (PhD)
Signature
WebsiteOfficial website

Maria Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born 5 April 1947) is a Filipino politician who was the President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2010 and the Vice-President from 1998 to 2001. She is currently a member of the House of Representatives. She was the country's second female president, after Corazon Aquino, who was the first. She is also the daughter of former President Diosdado Macapagal.[2]

In July 23, 2018, she was elected as the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Philippines.[3] She left the job in June 2019.

References[change | change source]

  1. Rosario, Ben (October 11, 2017). "Gloria joins ruling PDP Laban". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  2. "Profile: Gloria Arroyo". Retrieved 28 November 2010.
  3. "House approves resolution formalizing Arroyo speakership". Rappler.