President Duterte of Philippines.docx - Rodrigo Roa Duterte KGCR\/du\u02d0\u02c8t\u025c\u02d0rt\u0259 Tagalog[ro\u02c8d\u027eigo \u027eowa d\u028a\u02c8t\u025b\u027et\u025b listen born March 28 1945 also

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Rodrigo Roa DuterteKGCR(/du trt /ːˈ ɜː ə; Tagalog: [ro d igo owa dtt ]ˈ ɾɾʊˈ ɛɾ ɛ(listen); born March 28, 1945), also known as Digongand Rody,[5]is a Filipino politician who is the 16th and incumbent President of the Philippines and the first from Mindanao to hold the office.[6][7][8][9]He is the chairperson of PDP–Laban, the ruling political party. Duterte took office at 71 years old on June 30, 2016, making him the oldest person to assume the Philippine presidency; the record was previously held by Sergio Osmeña at the age of 65.[10]Born in Maasin, Southern Leyte, Duterte studied political science at the Lyceum of the Philippines University, graduating in 1968, before obtaining a law degree from San Beda College of Law in 1972. He then worked as a lawyer and was a prosecutor for Davao City, before becoming vice mayor and, subsequently, mayor of the city in the wake of the Philippine Revolution of 1986. Duterte won seven terms and served as mayor of Davao for over 22 years.
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