Jovito Salonga Politician

Jovito salonga

Jovito "Jovy" Reyes Salonga (born June 22, 1920) is a Filipino nationalist politician and lawyer, as well as a leading opposition leader during the Marcos regime from 1972, when Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law, until 1986, when Marcos was deposed as a result of a bloodless revolution (see People Power Revolution). Salonga was the 14th President of the Senate of the Philippines serving from 1987 to 1992. Jovito Salonga was born in poverty in Pasig City on June 22, 1920. His father was a Presbyterian pastor, Esteban Salonga and his mother, Bernardita Reyes, was a market vendor. His parents married in 1904. Jovito Salonga, the youngest of five brothers, worked his way through college and law school as a proofreader in the publishing firm of his eldest brother, Isayas. During his senior year at the College of Law at the University of the Philippines (U.P.), he quit his job to prepare for the bar exam. Due to the advent of World War II, he postponed taking the Philippine Bar Examination until 1944, when he and Jose Diokno both topped with a grade point average of 95.3%.

Personal details

Date of birth
June 22nd, 1920
Nationality
Philippines
Religion
Presbyterianism
Places lived
Marikina , Philippines
pop. 424,610 (2007)

Family

Spouse

Education

1. University of the Philippines College of Law Colleges/University

University of the Philippines College of Law or UP Law is the law school of the University of the Philippines. Since 1948, it has been located at the University of the Philippines Diliman in Quezon City, the flagship campus of UP's seven constituent universities. Until the 1970s, night classes of the College of Law were conducted at the U.P. Manila campus along Padre Faura St.

Institution colors
Headquarters
Malcolm Hall, University of the Philippines Diliman Campus, 4009 - Quezon City, National Capital Region
Official web page law.upd.edu.ph
Wikipedia article

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Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of the Philippines College of Law connected by profession and/or age

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2. University of the Philippines National university

The University of the Philippines (Unibersidad ng Pilipinas in Filipino, commonly abbreviated as U.P. and colloquially referred to as Peyups) is the national university of the Philippines. Founded in 1908 through Act No. 1870 of the First Philippine Legislature, known as the "University Act" by authority of the United States, the University currently provides the largest number of degree programs in the country. Senate Resolution No. 276 of the Senate of the Philippines recognizes the University as "the nation’s premier university".

Type National university
Endowment
2013. 9.52 bil. ₱
2010. 5.54 bil. ₱
Institution colors
Founded
June 18th, 1908
Headquarters
Diliman, 1101 - Quezon City, Metro Manila
Official web page www.up.edu.ph
Wikipedia article
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Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended University of the Philippines connected by profession and/or age

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3. Harvard University Colleges/University

Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered in the country. Harvard's history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

Institution info

Type University
Endowment
2013. 32.7 bil. $
2012. 30.7 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
September 8th, 1636
Headquarters
Massachusetts Hall, 02138 - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Undergraduates
2012. 10,564
2010. 10,265
2009. 10,200
Postgraduates
2012. 17,583
2010. 17,329
Acceptance rate
2014. 5.9 %
2013. 5.8 %
2012. 5.9 %
2011. 6.2 %
2010. 6.9 %
Local tuition
2013. 42.3 K $
2012. 40 K $
2011. 39.9 K $
2010. 35 K $
Official web page www.harvard.edu
Wikipedia article
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Notable alumni by career
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Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Harvard University connected by profession and/or age

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4. Yale University Colleges/University

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Institution info

Type Private university
Endowment
2013. 20.8 bil. $
2012. 19.3 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1701
Headquarters
246 Church Street, 06520 - New Haven, Connecticut
Undergraduates
2012. 5,379
2010. 5,310
2009. 5,270
Postgraduates
2012. 6,501
2011. 6,318
2010. 6,391
Acceptance rate
2014. 6.26 %
2012. 7.1 %
2012. 6.8 %
2010. 8.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 44 K $
2012. 42.3 K $
2011. 40.5 K $
2010. 38.3 K $
Official web page www.yale.edu
Wikipedia article
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Notable alumni by career
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People attended Yale University connected by profession and/or age

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5. Harvard Law School Colleges/University

Harvard Law School (also known as Harvard Law or HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it is the oldest continually-operating law school in the United States and is home to the largest academic law library in the world.

Type Private school
Institution colors
Founded
1817
Headquarters
1525 Mass Ave., 02138 - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Postgraduates
2013. 1,727
2011. 1,733
Acceptance rate
2013. 15.6 %
Official web page www.law.harvard.edu
Wikipedia article
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Notable alumni by career
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Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Harvard Law School connected by profession and/or age

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Political engagements

Liberal Party

Party founded

2013

Geographic scope

Philippines

Ideology

Populism

Founders

PJ Javier

Official web page

Wikipedia article

The Liberal Party of the Philippines is the ruling political party and a liberal party in the Philippines, founded by then senators Senate President Manuel Roxas, Senate President Pro-Tempore Elpidio Quirino, and former 9th Senatorial District Senator José Avelino, on November 24, 1945 by a breakaway Liberal group from the Nacionalista Party. It is the current ruling party after the election victory of Benigno Aquino III as the President of the Philippines. The Liberals control the House of Representatives, while they are part of a coalition agreement in the Senate. The Liberal Party is the second-oldest extant political party in the Philippines in terms of date of establishment, and the oldest continually-active political party in the Philippines. The party has been led by respected liberal thinkers and pro-development politicians like Manuel Roxas, Elpidio Quirino, Diosdado Macapagal, Gerry Roxas, Benigno Aquino, Jr., Jovito Salonga, Raul Daza, Florencio B. Abad, Jr., Franklin Drilon, Mar Roxas, and Benigno Aquino III.

Other members

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Wikipedia

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