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Philippine President - FIDEL RAMOS y VALDEZ
 

Fidel Ramos - Twelfth Philippine PresidentTwelfth President of the Republic of the Philippines
June 30, 1992 - June 30, 1998

PERSONAL DATA
Date of Birth: March 18, 1928
Place of Birth: Lingayen, Pangasinan
Father: Atty. Narciso Ramos
Mother: Angela Valdez
Espouse: Amelita Martinez

 
EDUCATION
Elementary and High School
Padilla Elementary School
College
Philippine Military Academy, (1947)
U.S. Military Academy, West Point New York, U.S (1950)
Civil Engineering Masteral Degree, University of Illinois (1951)
Associate Infantry Company Officer's Course, Fort Benning, Georgia
MBA, Ateneo de Manila University
 
IMPORTANT NOTES IN HISTORY
  • He was sent by the Philippines on active service to the Korean War (1950-1953) and the Vietnam War(1959-1975).
  • He founded the Special Forces of the Philippine Army.
  • Was Chief of the Philippine Constabulary, which is known now as Philippine National Police or PNP.
  • Named Vice-Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines or AFP for five years in the Marcos administration.
  • Launched the Philippines 2000 which aimed to bring progress to the country.
  • Served as Head of the Intelligence Services of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Deputy Chief of Staff for Home Defense Activities.
  • Together with then Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile, they withdrew their support of the Marcos Government and joined Corazon Aquino and the People Power Movement on February 22, 1986.
  • He was Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in 1986.
  • He was the country's representative at the Third Asean Conference in Malaysia in 1969 and at the Asean Ministerial Conference in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Cabinet Secretary, Department of National Defense, (1988.)
  • Vice-Chairman, Regional Development of Region 9.
  • Elected President of the Republic of the Philippines in 1992. He formed the Commission on National Reconciliation to put an end to the war waged by the Communist rebels and the Muslim against the government.
 
 

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