2017, September 11. President Ferdinand E. Marcos Birth
Litho Offset, Amstar Printing Company, Inc.,
Singles, Sheets of 40
12p Marcos Portrait - Singles (50,000)*
* Please note the low quantity for
this issue - 50,000 instead of the usual 101,000 or 80,000 of other
Designer: Victorino Z. Serebo
First Day Covers: Manila
President Ferdinand E. Marcos Birth Centennial
Ferdinand Edralin Marcos (1917 – 1989).
President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. He ruled as
a dictator under Martial Law from 1972 to 1981.
The assassination of long
time political rival Ninoy Aquino, Jr. led to the downfall of the
Marcos regime and paved the way for Ninoy’s wife, Corazon Aquino, to
become President of the Philippines.
Marcos was born September 11, 1917 in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte.
Died September 28, 1989 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
His body was brought back to the Philippines and temporarily
laid in rest at Marcos Presidential Center in Batac, Ilocos Norte
from 1993 – 2016. In
2016, he was buried at Heroes Cemetery, Taguig, MetroManila.