Marcos held onto the presidency until 1986, when his people rose against his dictatorial rule and he was forced to flee.
He died on September 28, 1989 in exile in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Tan, dating tagapangulo ng National Historical Commission of the Philippines, ay para sa kanila.
Makakatulong rin ang Readings in Philippine History ni Horacio de la Costa.
Marcos studied law at the University of the Philippines, attending the prestigious College of Law.
He excelled in both curricular and extra-curricular activities, becoming a valuable member of the university's swimming, boxing, and wrestling teams.
Ferdinand Marcos, born on September 11, 1917, in Ilocos Norte province, was a member of the Philippine House of Representatives (1949-1959) and Senate (1959-1965) before winning the presidential election.
After winning a second term, he declared martial law in 1972, establishing with wife Imelda an autocratic regime based on widespread favoritism that eventually lead to economic stagnation and recurring reports of human rights violations.
He introduced the country's first land reform law, placed the peso on the free currency exchange market, and liberalized foreign exchange and import controls.
Nalundasan, one of the elder Marcos's political rivals, had been shot and killed in his house in Batac on September 21, 1935 – the day after he had defeated Mariano Marcos a second time for a seat in the National Assembly. Ferdinand and Lizardo received the death penalty for premeditated murder, while Mariano and Pio were found guilty of contempt of court.
The Marcos family took their appeal to the Supreme Court of the Philippines, which overturned the lower court's decision on 22 October 1940, acquitting them of all charges except contempt.
Marami nga lang na mga historyador ang nagsasabing “outdated” na ang aklat na ito (sumasang ayon ako sa kanila), dahil marami na ring nagsilabasang mga librong sinama na ang mga kasalukuyang pag aaral.
Ngunit ang akdang ito’y nananatiling “classic” sa kasaysayan dahil na rin siguro sa dali nitong basahin.