Leni Robredo

Vice President of the Philippines from 2016 to 2022

Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo (born April 23, 1965) is a Filipina lawyer and politician. She was the 14th Vice President of the Philippines from June 30, 2016 tó June 30, 2022. She served under Rodrigo Duterte.


Leni Robredo
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14th Vice President of the Philippines
In office
June 30, 2016 – June 30, 2022
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byJejomar Binay
Succeeded bySara Duterte
Co-Chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs
In office
November 6, 2019 – November 24, 2019
Serving with Aaron Aquino
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Chair of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council
In office
July 12, 2016 – December 5, 2016
PresidentRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byJejomar Binay
Succeeded byLeoncio Evasco Jr.
Member of the Philippine House of Representatives
from Camarines Sur's 3rd District
In office
June 30, 2013 – June 30, 2016
Preceded byLuis Villafuerte
Succeeded byGabriel Bordado
Personal details
Born
Maria Leonor Santo Tomas Gerona

(1965-04-23) April 23, 1965 (age 57)
Naga, Camarines Sur, Philippines
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)
Jesse Robredo
(m. 1987; died 2012)
Children3
ResidenceQuezon City Reception House
EducationUniversity of the Philippines Diliman (BS)
San Beda University (LL.M.)
University of Nueva Caceres (LLB)

Robredo is the widow of the Philippines Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo. She served as Member of the House of Representatives from Camarines Sur's Third District. She is a member of the Liberal Party.[1][2]

In October 2021, Robredo announced her candidacy for president of the Philippines in the 2022 election.[3] She came in second place in the general election in May 2022.[4]

SourcesEdit

  1. It's final: Robredo runs for congress Rappler.com (2012-10-08)
  2. Leni Robredo proclaimed winner in Camarines Sur Inquirer.net (2013-05-22)
  3. Tan, Lara (October 7, 2021). "VP Robredo to run for president in 2022". CNN Philippines. Retrieved October 7, 2021.
  4. "The son of late dictator Marcos has won the Philippines' presidential election". Associated Press. Manila. NPR. 10 May 2022. Retrieved 12 May 2022.