Mariano Marcos

Politician

1897 – 1945

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Who was Mariano Marcos?

Mariano Marcos y Rubio was a lawyer and a politician from Ilocos Norte, Philippines. A Congressman from 1925 to 1931, He is best known for being the father of former president Ferdinand Marcos.

As with many stories about members of the Marcos family, there is some controversy about the exact nature of his death, with some versions saying he was executed by the Japanese in Bacnotan, La Union, and others saying that he was killed by Philippine Commonwealth Troops and Guerillas as a collaborator.

His name was honored as part of the names of two Philippine State Universities: the Mariano Marcos State University in Ilocos Norte, and the Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University in La Union.

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Born
Apr 21, 1897
Batac
Also known as
  • Mariano Marcos y Rubio
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Philippine Independent Church
Nationality
  • Philippines
Profession
Died
Mar 8, 1945
La Union

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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