The world leader Ferdinand Marcos died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
President of the Philippines who held the country under an iron fist during his tenure from 1966 to 1986. His administration was known for their inclinations towards political repression, nepotism, and human rights violations and he was finally removed from office by the the People Power Revolution.
He was born in Sarrat, Philippines, and claimed he could trace his lineage back to a 15th century Chinese pirate. His son Bongbong Marcos also became a politician.
“Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.” (Ferdinand Marcos)
“My countrymen: we have reached a turning point in our history. The choice is yours. Shall we venture into this brave new world, bright with possibilities, or retreat to the safety of our familiar but sterile past? I am for crossing the frontier.” (Ferdinand Marcos)
“I’ll take my destiny, whatever that may be, but I’m going to fight for my dignity and my honor.” (Ferdinand Marcos)
“Filipino talents and skills are becoming ubiquitous in many parts of the world. Returning Filipino workers have helped improve our skills and technological standards.” (Ferdinand Marcos)
“There are many things we do not want about the world. Let us not just mourn them. Let us change them.” (Ferdinand Marcos)