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Salvador H. Laurel
Salvador Laurel

9th Vice President of the Philippines
2nd Vice President of the 4th Republic
1st Vice President of the 5th Republic
5th Prime Minister of the 4th Republic
In office
February 25, 1986 – June 30, 1992
Preceded by Arturo Tolentino[1]
Succeeded by Joseph Ejercito Estrada
President Corazon C. Aquino

Born November 18, 1928
San Juan, Rizal
Died January 27, 2004
Atherton, California
Political party UNIDO
Spouse Celia Diaz
Other Positions in Government
Prime Minister of the Philippines
1986
Minister of Foreign Affairs
19861987
Senator of the Philippines
19671972
Assemblyman, Region IV
19781983
Salvador "Doy" Laurel in a portrait for the Philippine Centennial Commission
Salvador "Doy" Laurel in a portrait for the Philippine Centennial Commission

Salvador "Doy" Hidalgo Laurel (November 18, 1928January 27, 2004), was vice-president of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992 under Corazon Aquino. Image File history File linksMetadata Salvador_laurel. ... Seal of the Vice President of the Philippines The Vice President of the Philippines is the second highest executive official of the Philippine government. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Arturo M. Tolentino Arturo M. Tolentino (September 19, 1910 – August 2, 2004) was a prominent political figure in the Philippines. ... PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Joseph Estrada Joseph Estrada, original name Joseph Marcelo Ejercito, and widely known as Erap (born April 19, 1937) is a popular film actor in the Philippines and was the 13th President of the Republic of the Philippines from June 30, 1998 to January 20, 2001. ... Corazón Aquino María Corazón Sumulong Cojuangco Aquino (born January 25, 1933), widely known as Cory Aquino, was President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... San Juan is a municipality in Metro Manila in the Philippines. ... Rizal is a province of the Philippines located in the CALABARZON region in Luzon, just 20 kilometers east of Manila. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Atherton is a town in San Mateo County, California, United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... United Nationalists Democratic Organizations (UNIDO) is the main umbrella of the political opposition during the turbulent last years of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos in the mid-1980s. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Doy_laurel. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Maria Corazon Sumulong Cojuangco–Aquino (born January 25, 1933), widely known as Cory Aquino, was President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992. ...


Laurel is the fifth son of President Jose P. Laurel, president of the second Philippine Republic. He first enrolled at Centro Escolar de Señoritas (1933-35) then Paco Elementary School (1935-36) followed by Justo Lukban Elementary School (1936-1937) and he graduated elementary at Ateneo de Manila in 1941. He graduated from high school at De La Salle in 1946. The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Jose P. Laurel José Paciano Laurel y García (March 9, 1891 - November 6, 1959) was the president of the Japanese-sponsored Republic of the Philippines from 1943 to 1945. ... Centro Escolar University is one of the most stable educational institutions in the Philippines. ... The Ateneo de Manila University (also called Ateneo de Manila or simply the Ateneo) is a private university run by the Society of Jesus in the Philippines. ... De La Salle University redirects here. ...


At La Salle he joined a group of young men who planned to go to Indonesia to join Sukarno in his struggle for independence from the Dutch, but local authorities stopped them at the pier.


Although all his older brothers were lawyers, Laurel took up medicine at the University of the Philippines, but after two years switched to law, where he got his LI.B. (Bachelor of Laws) in 1952. The University of the Philippines (Filipino: Unibersidad ng Pilipinas) or U.P. or State U is the premiere state university of the Philippines. ... The degree of Bachelor of Laws (or Baccalaureate of Laws) is the principal academic degree in law in most common law countries other than the United States, where it has been replaced by the Juris Doctor degree. ...


Without waiting for the results of the bar exams, he left for Connecticut to study at Yale University, where he earned his Master’s degree (LL.M.) in 1953. He earned the title J.S.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science) also Yale University in 1960. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Yale redirects here. ... Yale redirects here. ...


He married Celia Diaz, a society debutante, but left his family behind to finish his studies. He got the degree of Doctor in Judicial Science in 1960, and upon his return practiced law with his father and brothers.


It was not until 1967, a decade after his father’s death, that he seriously entered politics when he ran and won a Senate seat. He became the youngest Nacionalista senator. Laurel was named the most outstanding senator from 1968 to 1971. He was the author of five “Justice for the Poor” laws, also called “Laurel Laws,” nine laws on judicial reforms, the Government Reorganization Act, and the amendment to the Land Reform Code.


He founded United Nationalists Democratic Organizations (UNIDO) that became the main voice of opposition in the 1980s. Laurel was unanimously nominated standard bearer of the opposition in 1985. Laurel decided to run for president of the Philippines against Marcos. However after long negotiations with Corazon Aquino, the widow of Laurel ally Ninoy Aquino, at the last minute he withdrew his candidacy in favor of her and decided instead to run for vice president. Aquino and Laurel became president and vice president respectively in February 1986. United Nationalists Democratic Organizations (UNIDO) is the main umbrella of the political opposition during the turbulent last years of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos in the mid-1980s. ... Maria Corazon Sumulong Cojuangco–Aquino (born January 25, 1933), widely known as Cory Aquino, was President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992. ... Benigno Ninoy Simeon Aquino Jr. ...


Laurel became the first and only man to hold the positions of foreign minister, prime minister and vice president concurrently in 1986. The prime minister post was abolished though in March 1986, and Laurel was replaced in his foreign affairs post by Raul Manglapus in 1987. Raul Manglapus (1918-1999) - Co-founder of the reformist Progressive Party of the Philippines. ...


He ran for president in 1992 as the head of the Nacionalista Party. However, he did not gain Aquino's support and lost a bid to replace her as president. He also served as the prime minister of Corazon Aquino for the first month of Aquino's presidency. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The Nacionalista Party is the oldest political party in the Philippines today responsible for leading the country throughout the majority of the 20th century since 1907. ... Maria Corazon Sumulong Cojuangco–Aquino (born January 25, 1933), widely known as Cory Aquino, was President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992. ...


In 1996, he was appointed by President Fidel Ramos as the chairman of the Philippine National Centennial Commission. Through his unwavering leadership, he revived Filipino nationalism by promoting the Filipino heritage and culture using heavy adveristing. The Philippines celebrated its Independence Day centennial on June 12, 1998. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Fidel V. Ramos Fidel Valdez Ramos (born March 18, 1928), military hero of the 1986 People Power Revolution that toppled the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, became the 12th President of the Republic of the Philippines on June 30, 1992. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


He was supposed to resign after the centennial celebrations, but President Joseph Estrada extended his term. Estrada abolished the commission in 1999. A few months after, he was charged with corruption before the Sandiganbayan (Anti-graft court) for misuse of funds in constructing the regarding the controversial construction of a P1.165-billion Centennial Expo in Clarkfield, Angeles City, Pampanga. The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... José Marcelo Ejército a. ... Clark Air Base is a former U.S. Air Force base on Luzon Island in the Philippines, now known as the Clark Special Economic Zone. ... Angeles City is a 1st class city located in the province of Pampanga, Philippines (location: ). It is near the Clark International Airport and Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) (formerly Clark Air Base). ... Pampanga is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. ...


He returned to private life and spend most of his retirement in the United States. He died from lymphoma on January 27, 2004 at Atherton, California. His remains were cremated days after and were buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Atherton is a town in San Mateo County, California, United States. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Cremation is the practice of disposing of a corpse by burning. ... Libingan ng mga Bayani (Cemetery of the Heroes) is a cemetery in Taguig, Metro Manila in the Philippines. ...


Notes

  1. ^ Proclaimed winner in the 1986 election

References

  • Zaide, Sonia M. (1999). The Philippines: A Unique Nation. All Nations Publishing.

External links

  • Office of the Vice President of the Philippines
Preceded by:
Arturo Tolentino
Vice President of the Philippines
1986–1992
Succeeded by:
Joseph Estrada
Preceded by:
Cesar Virata
Prime Minister of the Philippines
February–March, 1986
Succeeded by:
Abolished


Arturo M. Tolentino Arturo M. Tolentino (September 19, 1910 – August 2, 2004) was a prominent political figure in the Philippines. ... Seal of the Vice President of the Philippines The Vice President of the Philippines is the second highest executive official of the Philippine government. ... José Marcelo Ejército a. ... Former Philippine Prime Minister Cesar E.A. Virata Cesar Emilio Aguinaldo Virata (b. ... The Prime Minister of the Philippines was the official position of the head of the government of the Philippines. ...

Vice Presidents of the Philippines

Trías | Osmeña | Quirino | Lopez | Garcia | Macapagal | Pelaez | Lopez |
Tolentino | Laurel | Estrada | Arroyo | Guingona | de Castro Seal of the Vice President of the Philippines The Vice President of the Philippines is the second highest executive official of the Philippine government. ... Mariano Trías y Closas (October 12, 1868 – February 22, 1914) was the first Vice President of the government established at the Tejeros Convention. ... Sergio Osmeña (September 9, 1878 – October 19, 1961) was the second President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. ... Elpidio Quirino Elpidio Quirino (November 16, 1890—February 29, 1956) was the sixth President of the Philippines. ... Fernando Lopez (April 13, 1904—May 26, 1993) was a Filipino statesman and a Nacionalista. ... Carlos Polestico Garcia (November 4, 1896–June 14, 1971) was the 8th president of the Philippines (1957-1961). ... For the airport, see Diosdado Macapagal International Airport Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was a Filipino politician who served as the 9th President of the Philippines. ... Emmanuel Pelaez (1915-2003) was a Vice-President in the Philippines. ... Fernando Lopez (April 13, 1904—May 26, 1993) was a Filipino statesman and a Nacionalista. ... Arturo M. Tolentino Arturo M. Tolentino (September 19, 1910 – August 2, 2004) was a prominent political figure in the Philippines. ... 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. ... Teofisto Guingona, Jr. ... Manuel Noli de Castro, Jr. ...


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