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Encyclopedia > Edgardo Angara
Edgardo J. Angara
Senator of the Philippines
19871998, 2001incumbent
President of the Senate of the Philippines
19931995
Executive Secretary
2001
Secretary of Agriculture
19992001
President, University of the Philippines System 1981-1987
Political Party: Laban ng Demokratikong Pilipino
Born: September 24, 1934
Baler, Tayabas
Spouse: Gloria Manalang

Edgardo Javier Angara, Jr. (born September 24, 1934) is a politician in the Philippines. He is currently (until 2007) a senator. Image File history File links Angara. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Laban ñg Demokratikong Pilipino (Struggle for Democratic Filipinos) is a political party in the Philippines. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Baler is the capital of the province of Aurora in the Philippines. ... Quezon is a province of the Philippines located in the CALABARZON region in Luzon. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ...


Early life and career

Eduardo Angara was born to a middle-class family in Baler, Aurora. Baler is the capital of the province of Aurora in the Philippines. ...


Angara earned his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in 1958. He earned his Master of Laws degree from the University of Michigan in the United States in 1964. The University of the Philippines (Filipino: Unibersidad ng Pilipinas) or U.P. or State U is the premiere state university of the Philippines. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... UM also has campuses in Dearborn and Flint. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ...


In May 1972, Angara together with Juan Ponce Enrile, founded the ACCRA Law Offices, which became the country's most recognized and prestigious law firm in less than a decade. From 1981 to 1987, Angara gained prominence as president of the University of the Philippines. 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Juan Ponce Enrile (born February 14, 1924) is a political figure in the Philippines. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Political career

Angara's achievements brought him into politics. He was a senator from 1987 until 1998. He was senate president from 1993 to 1995. 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Angara prepared to run for president in the 1998 Philippine election, but decided against it when it became clear that he could not win over the popular vice president Joseph Estrada. He accepted a deal offered by Estrada to run as his vice presidential candidate, with the promise that he would be given a major role in running the government. Although Estrada overwhelmingly won the presidential race, Angara garnered 22% of the vote and placed second in a field of 9 candidates, losing to Senator Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. Presidential elections, legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 11, 1998. ... José Marcelo Ejército a. ... The young Gloria Macapagal (far right) and her family; when this picture was taken, her father Diosdado was the President of the Philippines. ...


In 1999, Angara was appointed Secretary of the Department of Agriculture by Estrada. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ...


On January 6, 2001, as Estrada's presidency was crippled by an impeachment trial and widespread allegations of corruption, Angara was appointed Executive Secretary following the resignation of Ronaldo Zamora, who was running for Congress. He only served for 14 days, as Estrada was toppled by the EDSA II Revolution on January 20. Angara was one of the few cabinet members who stood by Estrada until the end of his presidency. January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... The EDSA II revolution is depicted on the 200-peso bill. ... January 20 is the 20th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...


Angara successfully ran for senator in the 2001 Philippine election. Legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 14, 2001. ...


External links

  • Senate of the Philippines - Edgardo Angara
  • Edgardo Angara's Assets and Liabilities
  • http://www.cyberdyaryo.com/commentary/c2001_0110_01.htm
  • Edgardo Angara Blog
Preceded by:
Neptali A. Gonzales
President of the Senate
1993–1995
Succeeded by:
Neptali A. Gonzales
Preceded by:
William D. Dar
Secretary of Agriculture
1999–2001
Succeeded by:
Domingo F. Panganiban


The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ... The Executive Departments of the Philippines is the largest component of the national executive branch of the government of the Philippines. ...

Senators of the 13th Congress of the Philippines
Seal of the Senate of the Philippines

Angara | Arroyo | Biazon | Cayetano | Drilon | L. Estrada | J. Estrada | Enrile | Flavier | Gordon | Lacson | Lapid
Lim | Madrigal | Magsaysay | Osmeña | Pangilinan | Pimentel | Recto | Revilla | Roxas | Santiago | Villar The Thirteenth Congress of the Philippines is the current meeting of the national legislature of the Republic of the Philippines, composed of the Philippine Senate and House of Representatives. ... Image File history File links Senate_Seal. ... Franklin Drilon Franklin M. Drilon is the current Senate President and third highest ranking official of the Philippines. ... Luisa Loi Pimentel Ejercito Estrada (born 1930 in Iba, Zambales) is the wife of former Philippine President Joseph Estrada, and was the thirteenth First Lady of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001. ... Jinggoy Estrada Jinggoy Estrada (born February 17, 1963) is a senator in the Philippines. ... Juan Ponce Enrile (born February 14, 1924) is a political figure in the Philippines. ... Juan Flavier is a politician from the Philippines. ... Richard Dick Juico Gordon (born August 5, 1945) is a Filipino politician. ... Panfilo Lacson Panfilo Morena Lacson (born June 1, 1948) is a retired Director-General of the Philippine National Police, and is currently a member of the Philippine Senate. ... Alfredo Lim (born December 21, 1929) is a senator of the Philippines. ... Maria Ana Consuelo Abad Santos Madrigal Valade (born April 26, 1958) is a politician in the Philippines. ... Ramon Magsaysay Jr. ... Sergio Osmeña III Sergio R. Osmeña III also known as Serge Osmeña, is a Senator of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Francis Kiko Nepomuceno Pangilinan (born August 24, 1963) is a politician in the Philippines. ... Media:Example. ... Ralph Gonzalez Recto (born January 11, 1964) is a politician in the Philippines. ... Manuel Mar Araneta Roxas (born May 13, 1957) is a senator of the Philippines. ... Miriam Defensor-Santiago Dr. Miriam Defensor Santiago (born June 15, 1945) is a politician and senator of the Philippines. ... Manuel Manny Bamba Villar, Jr. ...


 
 

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