Edgardo J. Angara

Edgardo J. Angara (September 24, 1934 — May 13, 2018). Lawyer, educator, legislator, cabinet member, diplomat. Executive Secretary of President Joseph Ejercito Estrada from January 1-21, 2001 the period in which the failure of the impeachment trail of President Estrada led to People Power and the ouster of Estrada from office. Angara's diary was published and extensively cited by the Supreme Court of the Philippines in its decision on the question of whether Vice-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo had assumed office permanently as the successor of President Estrada.