Rodrigo Duterte

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Rodrigo Duterte
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte 2017.jpg
16th President of the Philippines
Assumed office
June 30, 2016
Vice PresidentLeni Robredo
Preceded byBenigno Aquino III
Mayor of Davao City
In office
June 30, 2013 – June 30, 2016
Preceded bySara Duterte
Succeeded bySara Duterte
In office
June 30, 2001 – June 30, 2010
Preceded byBenjamin C. de Guzman
Succeeded bySara Duterte
In office
February 2, 1988 – March 19, 1998
Preceded byJacinto T. Rubillar
Succeeded byBenjamin C. de Guzman
Vice Mayor of Davao City
In office
June 30, 2010 – June 30, 2013
Preceded bySara Duterte
Succeeded byPaolo Duterte
In office
May 2, 1986 – November 27, 1987
Officer in Charge
Preceded byCornelio P. Maskariño
Succeeded byGilbert G. Abellera
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives
from Davao City's 1st district
In office
June 30, 1998 – June 30, 2001
Preceded byProspero Nograles
Succeeded byProspero Nograles
Personal details
Born
Rodrigo Roa Duterte

(1945-03-28) March 28, 1945 (age 74)
Maasin, Leyte, Philippine Commonwealth
Political partyPDP–Laban
Other political
affiliations
Hugpong sa Tawong Lungsod (2011–present)
Spouse(s)
Elizabeth Zimmerman
(m. 1973; ann. 2000)
Domestic partnerCielito Avanceña
ChildrenPaolo (with Zimmerman)
Sara (with Zimmerman)
Sebastian (with Zimmerman)
Veronica (with Avanceña)
Alma materLyceum of the Philippines University
San Beda College
AffiliationLex Talionis Fraternitas Beta Sigma Fraternity (Honorary)

Rodrigo "Rody" Roa Duterte[1] (born March 28, 1945), nicknamed Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician who is the current President of the Philippines. Because of the urge of most Filipinos, he announced that he would run as a candidate for President of the Philippines on November 21, 2015. On May 9, 2016, Duterte was elected president.

He was among the longest-serving mayors in the Philippines. He had previously been a long-time mayor of Davao City from 1988 through 1998, from 2000 through 2010, and from 2013 through 2016. He was born in the city of Maasin, Leyte.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Personal Data from i-site.ph. URL last accessed 2006-10-14.
  2. http://www.mb.com.ph/duterte-returns-home-on-mothers-day/