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7.02.2006

Imelda Marcos




Imelda Marcos
AKA Imelda Trinidad Romuáldez


  • 1st Filipina First Lady to win a seat in the Interim Batasang Pambansa (1978)


QUOTE

“Filipinos don't wallow in what is miserable and ugly. They recycle the bad into things of beauty.”


ALIAS
"Steel Butterfly"
"Muse of Manila"


DATE OF BIRTH
July 2, 1929

BIRTHPLACE
Manila, Philippines

FATHER: Vicente Orestes Romuáldez
MOTHER: Remedios Trinidad


HUSBAND: President Ferdinand Marcos
CHILDREN: Imee, Ferdinand Jr. (Bongbong), Irene, and Aimee (adopted)


USEFUL LINKS

TIME.com 10 Questions: Imelda Marcos
Sandigan acquits Imelda of foundation graft raps
Wikipedia Article on Imelda Marcos
Rotten.com Imelda Marcos Bio
Homage to Imelda's shoes
Exclusive Photos of the Jewelry Collection of Imelda Marcos
Imelda Marcos runs for Philippines presidency



Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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