Saturday, April 19, 2014

Today in Philippine History: President Joseph Ejercito Estrada

APRIL 19, 1937
Joseph Ejercito Estrada popularly known as Erap was born as Jose Marcelo Ejercito in Tondo, Manila. He is a movie actor/producer who became the mayor of San Juan, a senator and vice president to Pres. Fidel V. Ramos. In the 1998 elections, he won by a landslide and became the 13th President of the Philippines and the Third President of the Fifth Republic. Erap was ousted from power during People Power 2 in 1991 and was charged and sentenced for plunder. He was pardoned by Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and is the incumbent mayor of the City of Manila.

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