Fidel Ramos: Who Helped End Marcos Dictatorship, Dies at 94

 Elected president after serving as defense chief under Aquino

Steered Philippine economy through the Asian financial crisis

Fidel Ramos, the former Philippine president who was head of the national police under Ferdinand Marcos

before defecting and joining the “People Power” protests that ousted the dictator in 1986, has died. He was 94.

Ramos died Sunday

according to radio station DZRH and state-owned broadcaster PTV

without citing the source of the information.