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Encyclopedia > Teofisto Guingona

Teofisto Guingona, Jr. (born July 4, 1928) was vice-president of the Philippines from 2001 to 2004, during the first term of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born April 5, 1947) is a politician and the current (14th) president of the Philippines. ...


Biography

Teofisto Guingona was born in San Juan, Rizal. 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. ...


Guingona took his primary and secondary education at Ateneo de Cagayan. He then earned his Bacherlor of Laws degree from Ateneo de Manila University, where he later taught law, political science and history. Xavier University is an education institution found in many places around the world. ... Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) is a private university run by the Society of Jesus in the Philippines. ...


Guingona was elected to the senate in 1987, and re-elected in 1992. In 1993 he was appointed Executive Secretary, then he was appointed secretary of the Department of Justice in 1995. In 1998 he was again elected senator. During his time as senator, he had served as Senate Minority Leader, Senate Majority Leader, and Senate President Pro-Tempore. 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 is 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 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The Senate Minority Leader is a member of the United States Senate who is elected by his or her party conference to serve as the chief Senate spokesmen for his or her party and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the Senate. ... The Senate Majority Leader is a member of the United States Senate who is elected by his or her party conference to serve as the chief Senate spokesman for his or her party and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the Senate. ... A President pro tempore is a constitutionally recognized officer of the senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the President of the Senate. ...


In 2001, following the EDSA II Revolution, Guingona was appointed vice-president by president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. He was also concurrently served as Secretary of Foreign Affairs. During his time as vice-president, he was often at odds with Arroyo, particularly over foreign policy. 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The EDSA II revolution is depicted on the 200-peso bill. ... VP also stands for Verb phrase. ... Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born April 5, 1947) is a politician and the current (14th) president of the Philippines. ...


In the 2004 Philippine elections, Guingona did not run for re-election and was succeeded by Noli de Castro. In that election, he controversially supported the presidential bid of opposition candidate Fernando Poe Jr., who lost. (Redirected from 2004 Philippine elections) Presidential elections, legislative elections and local elections were held in the Philippines on May 10, 2004. ... Noli de Castro, Jr. ... Fernando Poe, Jr. ...



Preceded by:
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Vice President of the Philippines
2001–2004
Succeeded by:
Noli de Castro, Jr.


Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born April 5, 1947) is a politician and the current (14th) president of the Philippines. ...


External links

  • http://www.op.gov.ph/profiles_guingona.asp
  • http://www.senate.gov.ph/senators/former_senators/teofisto_guingona_jr..htm

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