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  • Maria Corazon “Cory” SumulongCojuanco-Aquino
  • ☻Personal Life of Cory Aquino☺
    She was the 11thPresident of the Philippines and the first woman to hold that office. Aquino was also the first popularly and democratically-elected female president and head of state in Asia.[1][2] She is best remembered for leading the 1986 People Power Revolution, which toppled the authoritarian regime of the late strongman Ferdinand Marcos and restored democracy in the Philippines. "Tita (Auntie) Cory", as she was affectionately known, is revered by many Filipinos as an icon of democracy and was hailed by TIME Magazine in 1986 as its 'Woman of the Year.'
  • ♥Married life♥
    She interrupted her law studies when she married the then rising political star Benigno Aquino, Jr., more popularly known as Ninoy, the son of the late Speaker Benigno Aquino, Sr.. Their principal wedding sponsor was President Ramon Magsaysay who on the same year was curiously the principal wedding sponsor of then Congressman Ferdinand Marcos and his wife, Imelda who was niece of current Pro Tempore Speaker Daniel Romualdez y Zialcita. They produce 5 children four girls and one boy named Noynoy our present president.
  • 1986 Presidential Campaing
    Following her husband's assassination in 1983, Aquino became active and visible in various demonstrations and protests held against the Marcos regime. She began to assume the mantle of leadership left by her husband Ninoy and started to become the symbolic figurehead of the anti-Marcos political opposition. In the last week of November 1985, Marcos surprised the nation by announcing on American television that he will hold a snap presidential election in February 1986, in order to dispel and remove doubts against his regime's legitimacy and authority.[7]
  • Upon learning of Aquino's death, incumbent President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who was then on a state visit to the United States, announced a 10-day mourning period for the former President and issued Administrative Order No. 269 detailing the necessary arrangements for a state funeral.[40] The Aquino children, however, declined the government offer to hold a state funeral for their mother.[41]
    All churches in the Philippines celebrated requiem masses simultaneously throughout the country and all cathedral bells tolled to signal the passing of a great leader. All government offices flew the Philippine flag at half mast.
    Cory Aquino’s Death in August 1
  • Hours after her death on August 1, Aquino's body lay in state for public viewing at the La Salle Green Hills campus in Mandaluyong City. On August 3, 2009, Aquino's remains were transferred from La Salle Greenhills to the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros, during which hundreds of thousands of Filipinos lined the streets to witness and escort their former leader's funeral cortege. On its way to Manila Cathedral, Aquino's funeral cortege passed by Ayala Avenue, Makati City and stopped in front of her husband Ninoy Aquino's statue, amidst throngs of thousands of Filipinos who gathered there and emotionally sang the 1986 EDSA Revolution anthem "BayanKo."[42] Aquino's remains were solemnly brought inside Manila Cathedral around mid-afternoon that day. Following her death, all Roman Catholic dioceses throughout the country held requiem masses.[43]
  • Honors
    1986 Time MagazineWoman of the Year
    1986 Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award
    1986 United Nations Silver Medal
    1986 Canadian International Prize for Freedom
    1986 International Democracy Award from the International Association of Political Consultants
    1987 Prize For Freedom Award from Liberal International
    1993 Special Peace Award from the Aurora Aragon Quezon Peace Awards Foundation and Concerned Women of the Philippines
    1995 Path to Peace Award
    1996 J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding from the U.S. Department of State
  • 1998 Ramon Magsaysay Award for International Understanding
    1998 Pearl S. Buck Award
    1999 One of Time Magazine's 20 Most Influential Asians of the 20th Century
    2001 World Citizenship Award
    2005 David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Awards
    2005 One of the World's Elite Women Who Make a Difference by the International Women's Forum Hall of Fame
    2006 One of Time Magazine's 65 Asian Heroes
    2008 One of A Different View's 15 Champions of World Democracy
    EWC Asia Pacific Community Building Award
    Women's International Center International Leadership Living Legacy Award
    Martin Luther King Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize
    United Nations Development Fund for Women Noel Foundation Life Award[63]