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Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
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President of the Philippines
In office
January 20, 2001 – June 30, 2010
Preceded by Joseph Estrada
Succeeded by Benigno Aquino III
Personal details
Born
Maria Gloria Macapagal

5 April 1947 (1947-04-05) (age 72)
Parents Diosdado Macapagal

Maria Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (born 5 April 1947) is a Filipino politician who was the President of the Philippines from 2001 to 2010 and the Vice-President from 1998 to 2001. She is currently a member of the House of Representatives. She was the country's second female president, after Corazon Aquino, who was the first. She is also the daughter of former President Diosdado Macapagal.

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