Maria Corazon Sumulong "Cory" Cojuangco-Aquino (January 25, 1933 – August 1, 2009) was a Filipina politician who was the 11th President of the Philippines, the first woman to hold that office, and the first female president in Asia. She is known as "The Mother of Philippine Democracy". She led the 1986 People Power Revolution, which fled Ferdinand Marcos and restored democracy in the Philippines. She was named Time magazine's "Woman of the Year" in 1986.
She was born on January 25, 1933.
She was a very important figure in the People Power Revolution.
Aquino was diagnosed with cancer in March 24, 2008.
She died on August 1, 2009 at the age of 76 of colorectal cancer.
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