Renato Corona, Filipino jurist, Died at 67


Renato Tirso Antonio Coronado Corona was born on October 15, 1948, and died on April 29, 2016.

He was the 23rd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.

Corona served as an Associate Justice when he was appointed by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on April 9, 2002 and later as Chief Justice on May 12, 2010 upon the retirement of Chief Justice Reynato Puno.

Previously, he was a law professor, private law practitioner.

Renato was also a member of the Cabinet under two Presidents, Fidel V. Ramos and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, before being appointed to the high tribunal.

On December 12, 2011, he was indicted by the House of Representatives.

Renato Corona was found guilty by the Senate of violating Article II of the Articles of Impeachment filed against him pertaining to his failure to disclose his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth to the public, on May 29, 2012.

Renato Corona passed away at 67 yrs old.