Former senator of the Philippines who became the Secretary of the Philippine Department of Interior and Local Government in 2012 after Jesse Robredo died in a plane crash.
He attended the Wharton School of Economics and the University of Pennsylvania.
He was the Philippines' Secretary of Transportation and Communications, as well as Secretary of Interior and Local Government.
He married the Philippines TV personality Korina Sanchez.
Corazon Aquino is another famous Filipino politician, the first woman president of the country.