Joseph Estrada

The 13th President of the Philippines, serving from 1998 until 2001

Joseph "Erap" Ejército Estrada (born José Marcelo Ejército; April 19, 1937) is a Filipino politician. He served as the thirteenth President of the Philippines from 1998 until 2001.


Joseph Estrada
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Joseph Estrada in 1998
13th President of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 1998 – January 20, 2001
Vice PresidentGloria Macapagal Arroyo
Preceded byFidel Ramos
Succeeded byGloria Macapagal Arroyo
26th Mayor of Manila
In office
June 30, 2013 – June 30, 2019
Vice MayorIsko Moreno (2013–2016)
Honey Lacuna (2016–2019)
Preceded byAlfredo Lim
Succeeded byIsko Moreno
9th Vice President of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 1992 – June 30, 1998
PresidentFidel V. Ramos
Preceded bySalvador Laurel
Succeeded byGloria Macapagal Arroyo
Chairman of the Presidential Anti-Crime Commission
In office
1992–1997
PresidentFidel Ramos
Senator of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 1987 – June 30, 1992
Mayor of San Juan, Metro Manila
In office
August 5, 1969 – March 26, 1986
Preceded byBraulio Santo Domingo
Succeeded byReynaldo San Pascual
Personal details
Born
Jose Marcelo Ejercito

(1937-04-19) April 19, 1937 (age 83)
Tondo, Manila, Commonwealth of the Philippines
Political partyPMP (1997–present)
Other political
affiliations
Nacionalista (1969–1988)
Liberal Party (1988–1991)
NPC (1991–1997)
UNA (2012–2015)
Spouse(s)
Luisa Pimentel (m. 1959)
Children11 (incl. Jinggoy, Joseph Victor)
ResidenceSanta Mesa, Manila
Alma materMapúa University
Central Colleges of the Philippines
OccupationActor, politician
ProfessionBusinessperson
Websiteerap.ph

Estrada was the first person in the present Fifth Republican period to be elected both President and Vice-President. He is currently the Mayor of Manila, the country's capital. He was elected as mayor in the mid-term elections in 2013.[1]

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