Macapagal is a surname derived from the Kapampangan language of the Philippines. It is known to most as forming part of the name of two Presidents of the Philippines:

*Diosdado Macapagal, 9th President of the Philippines;
*Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, 14th President of the Philippines, the former's daughter and incumbent head of state.

There is also the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport in what is known as theClark Air Base, Pampanga, and Diosdado Macapagal Boulevard in Pasay City, the Philippines.Both are named after Diosdado Macapagal by his daughter, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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  • Macapagal, Diosdado — ▪ 1998       Philippine politician who was president of the country from 1961 until his defeat by Ferdinand Marcos in 1965; during his term Macapagal instituted land reform policies, but they were largely ineffectual (b. Sept. 28, 1910 d. April… …   Universalium

  • Macapagal, Gloria — ► (n. 1948) Política filipina. Hija del expresidente Diosdado Macapagal. En 2001 ocupó la presidencia de la República, cargo que revalidó en 2004 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Macapagal-Arroyo — Macapagạl Arroyo   [ a rrɔjo], Gloria, philippinische Politikerin, * Manila 5. 4. 1947; Tochter des früheren Staatspräsidenten (1961 65) Diosdado Macapagal; studierte Wirtschaftswissenschaften u. a. an der Georgetown University in Washington (D …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Macapagal — /mah kah pah gahl /, n. Diosdado /dee aws dah daw/, 1910 97, Philippine statesman: president 1961 65. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Macapagal-Arroyo — biographical name Gloria 1947 president of Philippines (2001 ) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Diosdado Macapagal — This article is about the former president of the Philippines. For his grandson and current a member of Congress, see Diosdado Macapagal–Arroyo. Diosdado Macapagal Diosdado Macapagal in 1962 …   Wikipedia

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