Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Today in Philippine History: Imelda Romualdez Marcos

JULY 2, 1929
Imelda Romualdez Marcos (July 29, 1926), the former First Lady and widow of Pres. Ferdinand E. Marcos was born in Manila to Remedios Trinidad and Vicente Romualdez, the brother of Supreme Court Associate Justice Norberto Romualdez. Known as the “Rose of Tacloban”, Imelda was a singer, model and Muse of Manila before marrying Marcos. Their union was called the conjugal dictatorship and ruled the country for 20 years before being ousted by the 1986 People Power Revolution. She is the incumbent Congresswoman of Ilocos Norte.

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