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Famous Politicians from The Philippines

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List of the most popular, renowned or famous politicians from the Philippines. List includes the most notable politicians from the Philippines, along with photos when available. This list of Filipino politicians is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous politicians are from the Philippines?" You can click on the names of the famous politicians of Philippines in order to get more information about each one. This list has a variety of politicians, like Florencio Miraflores and Eulogio Balao, in it. You may copy this factual list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you use on a regular basis. {#nodes}
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    Abdulgani A. Salapuddin

    Age: 67

    BirthplacePhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Abdulghani "Gerry" A. Salapuddin is a Filipino politician and former three-term congressman (1998–2007). He also served as governor of Basilan (1988–98) and was at least partly responsible for much...  more
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    Abdulwahid Bidin

    Dec. at 74 (1925-1999)

    BirthplaceSitangkai, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Abdulwahid A. Bidin (7 April 1925 – 2 February 1999) is a Filipino lawyer who was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Appointed by President Corazon Aquino in 1987, he was...  more
  • 3

    Abdusakur Mahail Tan

    Age: 69

    BirthplaceMaimbung, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Abdusakur "Sakur" Mahail Tan (born Maimbung, July 13, 1950) is a Filipino politician and former governor of Sulu Province (2007–2013) in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. He currently serves...  more
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    Abraham Sarmiento

    Dec. at 89 (1921-2010)

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz, Ilocos Sur

    NationalityPhilippines

    Abraham F. Sarmiento Sr. (October 8, 1921 – October 3, 2010) was a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 1987 to 1991. An active figure in...  more
  • 5

    BirthplaceKatipunan, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Adolfo Sevilla Azcuna (born February 16, 1939) is a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 2002 to 2009. He was appointed to the Court by...  more
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    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Agapito "Butz" Aquino Aquino (May 20, 1939 – August 17, 2015) was a Senator of the Philippines and congressman from Makati City. He was born to former senator Benigno S. Aquino Sr., and Aurora...  more
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    Alejo Santos

    Dec. at 73 (1911-1984)

    BirthplaceBustos, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Alejo Santos Santos (born Alejo de los Santos de los Santos; July 17, 1911Note 1 – February 18, 1984) was a Filipino soldier and World War II hero who parlayed his fame into a political career. His...  more
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    Alexander B. Yano

    Alexander Badong Yano was the 38th Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the highest position in the AFP hierarchy. His Vice Chief of Staff was Lt. Gen. Cardozo M. Luna and his...  more
  • 9

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Alfredo Logronio Benipayo (born December 10, 1938) is the former Dean of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law, the oldest law school in the Philippines. He is a former magistrate and a...  more
  • 10

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Ma. Alicia Austria-Martinez (born Ma. Alicia Austria, December 19, 1940, Manila) is a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 2002 to 2009. She...  more
  • 11

    BirthplaceAlcala, Cagayan, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Alvaro Trinidad Antonio, also known by his nickname Bong or Ambong, (born February 19, 1952) is a Filipino politician, who was the Governor of Cagayan from 2007 to 2016. He is a former pro-bono...  more
  • 12

    Ambrosio Padilla

    Dec. at 86 (1910-1996)

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Ambrosio Bibby Padilla (December 7, 1910 – August 11, 1996) was a Filipino basketball player and an elected member of the Senate of the Philippines. He was one of the most important figures in Asian...  more
  • 13

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Amelita "Ming" Jara Martinez-Ramos (born December 29, 1927) is the wife of Fidel V. Ramos–the twelfth President of the Philippines–and was the eleventh First Lady of the Philippines from 1992 to 1998....  more
  • 14

    Ameurfina Melencio-Herrera

    Age: 97

    BirthplaceCabanatuan, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Ameurfina Aguinaldo Melencio-Herrera (born 11 May 1922) served as an Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court from 1979-92. She was the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court, filling...  more
  • 15

    Anacleto Díaz

    Dec. at 67 (1878-1945)

    BirthplaceAringay, La Union

    NationalityPhilippines

    Anacleto Díaz (November 20, 1878 – February 10, 1945) was a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court....  more
  • 16

    Andres Narvasa

    Dec. at 85 (1928-2013)

    NationalityPhilippines

    Andres dela Rosa Narvasa (November 30, 1928 – October 31, 2013) was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from December 1, 1991 to November 30, 1998.He served as Chairman of the...  more
  • 17

    Andrew Gonzalez

    Dec. at 66 (1940-2006)

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Brother Andrew Benjamin Gonzalez, F.S.C., (29 February 1940 – 29 January 2006) was a Filipino linguist, writer, educator, and a De La Salle Brother. He served as president of De La Salle University...  more
  • 18

    BirthplaceAlitagtag, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez (born February 28, 1938) is a Filipino jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 2000 to 2008. She was the last appointment to...  more
  • 19

    Angelito Gatlabayan

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceAntipolo, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Angelito Cabaron Gatlabayan (born July 3, 1952) is a Filipino politician. He was the first City Mayor of Antipolo following its transition to cityhood, serving from 1998 to 2007. He was a member of...  more
  • 20

    Aniano A. Desierto

    Age: 84

    BirthplacePhilippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Aniano Aguilar Desierto (born April 25, 1935) is a former Ombudsman of the Republic of the Philippines from 1995-2002. He headed the Ombudsman Office which investigates all government officials who...  more
  • 21

    BirthplaceDavao, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Antonio Tirol Carpio (born October 26, 1949) is an incumbent Senior Associate Justice and, for four instances, acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was sworn in as member...  more
  • 22

    BirthplaceCatbalogan, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Antonio Eduardo Bermejo Nachura (born June 13, 1941) is a former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He took his oath of office as Associate Justice on February 7, 2007, and...  more
  • 23

    Antonio Lagdameo, Jr.

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceTagum, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Antonio Ernesto "Anton" Floirendo Lagdaméo Jr. (born January 22, 1968) is a Filipino politician and businessman who was a three-term congressman of the 2nd District of the Davao del Norte. He is...  more
  • 24

    Antonio Leviste

    Age: 79

    BirthplaceMalabon, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    José Antonio "Tony" C. Leviste (born January 14, 1940) is a Filipino politician, who served as Governor of Batangas from 1972 to 1980. Born to a distinguished Batangueño family renowned in both...  more
  • 25

    BirthplaceCaloocan, Philippines

    NationalityPhilippines

    Antonio Fuentes Trillanes IV (, born August 6, 1971), is a retired Navy officer currently serving as a Senator of the Philippines, and ardent critic against the Duterte administration. He was a vice...  more