Profession: President Of The Philippines
Why Famous: 13th President of the Philippines from 1998 to 2001. He initially gained popularity as a film actor, which he used to make gains in politics. He was eventually ousted as President, however, after allegations of corruption spawned an impeachment trial.
- 2000-05-01 President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares existence of "a state of rebellion", after thousands of supporters of her arrested predecessor, Joseph Estrada, storm towards the presidential palace at height of EDSA III rebellion
- 2000-11-13 Philippine House Speaker Manuel B. Villar, Jr. passes the articles of impeachment against Philippine President Joseph Estrada
- 2001-01-20 President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada is ousted in the EDSA II Revolution and succeeded by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
- 2007-09-12 Former Philippine President Joseph Estrada is convicted of the crime of plunder.