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Ramon F. Magsaysay Sr.

7th President of the Philippines
In office
December 30, 1953 – March 17, 1957
Vice President Carlos P. Garcia
Preceded by Elpidio Quirino
Succeeded by Carlos P. Garcia
Secretary of National Defense
In office
January 1, 1954 – May 14, 1954
President Himself
Preceded by Oscar Castelo
Succeeded by Sotero B. Cabahug
In office
September 1, 1950 – February 28, 1953
President Elpidio Quirino
Preceded by Ruperto Kangleon
Succeeded by Oscar Castelo
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Zambales' Lone District
In office
May 28, 1946 – September 1, 1950
Preceded by Valentin Afable
Succeeded by Enrique Corpus
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Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay

(1907-08-31)August 31, 1907
Iba, Zambales, Philippine Islands
Died March 17, 1957(1957-03-17) (aged 49)
Balamban, Cebu, Philippines
Cause of death Airplane crash
Resting place Manila North Cemetery, Santa Cruz, Manila, Philippines
Political party Nacionalista Party (1953–1957)
Liberal Party (1946–1953)
Luz Banzon
(m. 1933; his death 1957)
Children Teresita
Alma mater José Rizal University
Profession Engineer, Soldier
Military service
Branch/service Philippine Army
Years of service 1942–1945
Rank Captain
Unit 31st Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II

Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay KGE GCC QSC MGH (August 31, 1907 – March 17, 1957) was a Filipino politician. He was the seventh President of the Philippines, from December 30, 1953 until his death in a plane crash. He was elected president under the banner of the Nacionalista Party.

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