Corazon Aquino’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 25, 1933

Death Date

Aug 1, 2009

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death

Colon Cancer

Profession

World Leader

The world leader Corazon Aquino died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The first female President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992 who came to power when she helped lead the People Power Revolution, which ended the 21 year dictatorship of President Ferdinand Marcos and re-established democracy in the Philippines.

She was married to Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr. from 1954 until his assassination in 1983.

Quotes

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“You have spent many lives and much treasure to bring freedom to many lands that were reluctant to receive it. And here you have a people who won it by themselves and need only the help to preserve it.” (Corazon Aquino)

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“I’ve reached a point in life where it’s no longer necessary to try to impress. If they like me the way I am, that’s good. If they don’t, that’s too bad.” (Corazon Aquino)

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“If I fail to remove Marcos and vindicate the people’s verdict by peaceful, nonviolent action, my methods will be discredited. And if anger persists, I will be marginalized, and others will take over leadership of the movement.” (Corazon Aquino)

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“I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.” (Corazon Aquino)

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“I cannot think of a tactical alliance with the Left because I represent the idea that there is a peaceful, nonviolent way to dislodge a dictatorship… A tactical Left alliance damages my argument. If I succeed with them, we will never know if peace can really produce freedom.” (Corazon Aquino)