Teofisto Guingona Jr.

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Teofisto Guingona, Jr.
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11th Vice President of the Philippines
In office
February 7, 2001 – June 30, 2004
PresidentGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded byGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Succeeded byNoli de Castro
Secretary of Foreign Affairs
In office
February 9, 2001 – July 15, 2002
PresidentGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded byDomingo Siazon
Succeeded byGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Secretary of Justice
In office
May 20, 1995 – February 3, 1998
PresidentFidel Ramos
Preceded byDemetrio G. Demetria
Succeeded bySilvestre H. Bello III
Executive Secretary
In office
July 6, 1993 – May 20, 1995
PresidentFidel Ramos
12th and 15th President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines
In office
January 18, 1993 – July 6, 1993
PresidentFidel Ramos
Preceded byErnesto Maceda
Succeeded byLeticia Ramos Shahani
In office
July 27, 1987 – July 23, 1990
PresidentCorazon Aquino
Preceded byNone Title last held by Jose Roy
Succeeded bySotero Laurel
Majority leader of the Senate of the Philippines
In office
July 23, 1990 – January 1, 1992
PresidentCorazon Aquino
Preceded byOrly Mercado
Succeeded byAlberto Romulo
Senator of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 1998 – February 9, 2001
In office
June 30, 1987 – July 6, 1993
Chairman of the Commission on Audit
In office
1986–1987
Personal details
Born
Teofisto Tayko Guingona

(1928-07-04) July 4, 1928 (age 93)
San Juan, Rizal, Philippine Islands
NationalityFilipino
Political partyIndependent
Lakas-NUCD
Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino
Liberal Party
Spouse(s)Ruth Saluper de Lara
ChildrenTeofisto "TG" Guingona III, Stella Marie L. Guingona, Ruthie L. Guingona

Teofisto Tayko Guingona Jr. (/tɑːjkɔː/ /ɡɪŋɡɔːnɑː/, born July 4, 1928) is a Filipino politician. He was the 11th Vice President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2004, during the first term of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.[1]

He was appointed as Chairman of the Commission on Audit by then newly installed President Corazon Aquino in 1986 until 1987. He was elected as a Senator of the Philippines. He won in the reelections in 1992 and became Majority Leader a year after.

President Fidel V. Ramos appointed him as Executive Secretary from 1993 until 1995 and as Justice Secretary from 1995 until 1998. He was reelected to the senate again as a Minority Leader from 1998 until 2001.

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