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Imelda Marcos

Imelda R. Marcos (born Imelda Remedios Visitación Romuáldez on July 2, 1929) is a Filipino politician and widow of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos. Upon the ascension of her husband to political power, she held various positions to the government until 1986. She is the first politician elected as member of the Philippine legislature in three geographical locations (Manila, Leyte, Ilocos Norte). In 2010, she was elected to become a member of the House of Representatives to represent Ilocos Norte's second district. She is sometimes referred to as the Steel Butterfly or the Iron Butterfly. She is often remembered for symbols of the extravagance of her husband's political reign, including her collection of 2,700 pairs of shoes. In 2011, Imelda Marcos has declared her net worth to be 932.8 million pesos (US$22 million), parliamentary records show, as she continues to fight the government over her assets more than two decades after her husband’s reign ended. Imelda is the second-richest Philippine politician behind boxing hero and congressman Manny Pacquiao.

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Rogelio Roxas - Roxas V. Marcos Lawsuit
... Roxas against former Philippine dictator, Ferdinand Marcos and his wife Imelda Marcos ... Roxas twice attempted to report his find to Judge Marcos, but was unsuccessful in contacting him ... went on to allege that after he discovered the treasure, he was arrested by Marcos, the treasure was seized, and he was tortured ...
Imelda Marcos - In Popular Culture
... the Philippines amid scenes of violent protest, having been accused of snubbing Imelda Marcos by failing to attend a breakfast reception at the Presidential Palace ... The Beatles claim to have declined the invitation and suggest that Imelda Marcos was not used to people saying no to her ... Imelda Marcos was interviewed by Ruby Wax in an episode of her 1996 series Ruby Wax Meets ...
Here Lies Love - Personnel
... Tori Amos – vocals on "You'll Be Taken Care Of" (as Imelda Marcos' mother Remedios Trinidad y de Guzman Romualdez) and "Why Don't You Love Me?" (as Estrella Cumpas) Theresa Andersson – vocals on "Ladies ... Vincent – vocals on "Every Drop of Rain" (as Imelda Marcos) Santigold – vocals on "Please Don't" (as Imelda Marcos) Martha Wainwright – vocals on "The Rose of Tacloban" (as ...
Cultural Center Of The Philippines - History
... On the fourth year, the curtain will rise" — Imelda Marcos to John Rockefeller III in 1966 ... In the meantime in 1965, Imelda Marcos at a proclamation rally in Cebu for her husband's bid for the Presidency, expressed her desire to build a national theater ... Marcos would win his election bid and work on the theater started with the issuance of Presidential Proclamation No ...

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    My dreams have become puny with the reality my life has become.
    Imelda Marcos (b. 1931)

    I get so tired listening to one million dollars here, one million dollars there, it’s so petty.
    —Imelda Marcos (b. 1929)