Diosdado Macapagal

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Diosdado Pangan Macapagal Sr. (, September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was the ninth President of the Philippines, serving from 1961 to 1965, and the sixth Vice-President, serving from 1957 to 1961.wikipedia
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1970 Philippine Constitutional Convention election

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He also served as a member of the House of Representatives, and headed the Constitutional Convention of 1970.
Former President Diosdado Macapagal replaced Garcia.

1965 Philippine presidential election

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He stood for re-election in 1965, and was defeated by Ferdinand Marcos, who subsequently ruled for 21 years.
Incumbent President Diosdado Macapagal lost his opportunity to get a second full term as President of the Philippines to Senate President Ferdinand Marcos.

President of the Philippines

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Diosdado Pangan Macapagal Sr. (, September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was the ninth President of the Philippines, serving from 1961 to 1965, and the sixth Vice-President, serving from 1957 to 1961. On May 5, 1946 he married Dr. Evangelina Macaraeg, with whom he had two children, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (who would become President of the Philippines) and Diosdado Macapagal, Jr.
Laurel was not formally recognized as a President until the rule of Diosdado Macapagal.

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He stood for re-election in 1965, and was defeated by Ferdinand Marcos, who subsequently ruled for 21 years.
He eventually became the Liberal Party's spokesman on economic matters, and was made chairman of the House Neophytes Bloc which included future President Diosdado Macapagal, future Vice President Emmanuel Pelaez and future Manila Mayor Arsenio Lacson.

Lubao, Pampanga

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A native of Lubao, Pampanga, Macapagal graduated from the University of the Philippines and University of Santo Tomas, both in Manila, after which he worked as a lawyer for the government.
The Lubao Institute is in front of the Diosdado Macapagal Museum and Library which is at the back of his Bahay Kubo birthplace.

Jose P. Laurel

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During the Japanese occupation of the Philippines in World War II, Macapagal continued working in Malacañan Palace as an assistant to President José P. Laurel, while secretly aiding the anti-Japanese resistance during the Allied liberation against the Japanese.
Since the administration of President Diosdado Macapagal (1961–1965), Laurel has been officially recognized by later administrations as a former president of the Philippines.

Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

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He was the father of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, who followed his path as President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2010. On May 5, 1946 he married Dr. Evangelina Macaraeg, with whom he had two children, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (who would become President of the Philippines) and Diosdado Macapagal, Jr.
Born as the daughter of President Diosdado Macapagal, Arroyo is a former professor of economics at Ateneo de Manila University where her eventual successor President Benigno Aquino III was one of her students.

Eva Macapagal

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On May 5, 1946 he married Dr. Evangelina Macaraeg, with whom he had two children, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (who would become President of the Philippines) and Diosdado Macapagal, Jr.
Evangelina "Eva" Macaraeg Macapagal (born Evangelina de la Cruz Macaraeg, November 1, 1915 – May 16, 1999) was the second wife of Diosdado Macapagal, the ninth President of the Philippines.

Arturo Macapagal

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They had two children, Cielo Macapagal-Salgado and Arturo Macapagal.
Arturo dela Rosa Macapagal (14 September 1942 – 11 August 2015) was the son of Philippine President Diosdado Macapagal.

1961 Philippine presidential election

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In 1957, he became vice president under the rule of President Carlos P. Garcia, whom he later defeated in the 1961 election.
Incumbent President Carlos P. Garcia lost his opportunity for a second full term as President of the Philippines to Vice President President Diosdado Macapagal.

Rogelio de la Rosa

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Returning to Pampanga, he joined boyhood friend Rogelio de la Rosa in producing and starring in Tagalog operettas patterned after classic Spanish zarzuelas.
Lubao was also the hometown of Diosdado Macapagal, six years his senior and a future political opponent and brother-in-law.

Purita Macapagal

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It was during this period that he married his friend's sister, Purita de la Rosa in 1938.
Purita Macapagal (born Purita de la Rosa, died 1943) was the first wife of Philippine president Diosdado Macapagal.

Philippine Law School

He finished his pre-law course at the University of the Philippines, then enrolled at Philippine Law School in 1932, studying on a scholarship and supporting himself with a part-time job as an accountant.
Another President, Diosdado Macapagal, was a PLS law student until his sophomore year, but he later transferred to the University of Santo Tomas.

List of vice presidents of the Philippines

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Diosdado Pangan Macapagal Sr. (, September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was the ninth President of the Philippines, serving from 1961 to 1965, and the sixth Vice-President, serving from 1957 to 1961.

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In the 1957 general election, the Liberal Party drafted Representative Macapagal to run for Vice President as the running-mate of José Yulo, a former Speaker of the House of Representatives.
The party has been led by liberal thinkers and pro-development politicians like Manuel Roxas, Elpidio Quirino, Diosdado Macapagal, Gerry Roxas, Benigno Aquino, Jr., Jovito Salonga, Raul Daza, Florencio B. Abad Jr., Franklin Drilon, Mar Roxas, and Benigno Aquino III.

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Diosdado Pangan Macapagal Sr. (, September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was the ninth President of the Philippines, serving from 1961 to 1965, and the sixth Vice-President, serving from 1957 to 1961. In 1957, he became vice president under the rule of President Carlos P. Garcia, whom he later defeated in the 1961 election.
Among the Vice Presidents of the Third Republic, Diosdado Macapagal alone was not given any cabinet position, since he was the first elected Vice-President that did not originate from the same party as the incumbent.

Juan Macapagal

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Diosdado is a distant descendant of Don Juan Macapagal, a prince of Tondo, who was a great-grandson of the last reigning Lakan of the Kingdom of Tondo, Lakan Dula.
Don Juan Macapagal is a direct ancestor of Philippine Revolutionary General, Lazaro Macapagal and two former Philippine President Diosdado Macapagal and his daughter, former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Malacañang Palace

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He was assigned as a legal assistant to President Manuel L. Quezon in Malacañang Palace.
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who had once resided in Malacañang during the rule of her father, President Diosdado Macapagal, chose to live again in the main Palace after her accession in 2001.

Independence Day (Philippines)

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He is also known for shifting the country's observance of Independence Day from July 4 to June 12, commemorating the day President Emilio Aguinaldo unilaterally declared the independence of the First Philippine Republic from the Spanish Empire in 1898.
On May 12, 1962, President Diosdado Macapagal issued Presidential Proclamation No.

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Diosdado Pangan Macapagal Sr. (, September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997) was the ninth President of the Philippines, serving from 1961 to 1965, and the sixth Vice-President, serving from 1957 to 1961.

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He is also known for shifting the country's observance of Independence Day from July 4 to June 12, commemorating the day President Emilio Aguinaldo unilaterally declared the independence of the First Philippine Republic from the Spanish Empire in 1898.
On May 12, 1962, President Diosdado Macapagal changed the celebration of Independence Day from July 4 to June 12 in order to honor Aguinaldo and the Revolution of 1898 rather than the establishment of the Insular Government of the Philippine Islands by the United States.

Pampanga High School

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Macapagal excelled in his studies at local public schools, graduating valedictorian at Lubao Elementary School, and salutatorian at Pampanga High School.
Among its graduates is former President Diosdado P. Macapagal.

Pampanga

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He first won election in 1949 to the House of Representatives, representing a district in his home province of Pampanga.

Carlos P. Romulo

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In addition, he served also as the Secretary of Education in President Diosdado P. Macapagal's and President Ferdinand E. Marcos's Cabinet through 1962 to 1968.

Lakandula

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Diosdado is a distant descendant of Don Juan Macapagal, a prince of Tondo, who was a great-grandson of the last reigning Lakan of the Kingdom of Tondo, Lakan Dula.
By Santiago's genealogical reckoning, prominent Lakan Dula descendants of the 20th century include the former Philippine Presidents Diosdado Macapagal and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, former Philippine Senate President Jovito Salonga, international stage celebrity Lea Salonga, pioneer Filipino industrialist Gonzalo Puyat, and former Philippine Senate President Gil Puyat.