List Of The Philippine Presidents (Part I- The First Five)
1. Emilio Aguinaldo
Complete name: Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy (22 March 1869 – 6 February 1964)
Parents: Carlos Aguinaldo and Trinidad Famy
Birth Place: Cavite
He was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader, the First President of the Philippines, the President of the First Republic, the President of the Supreme Government, President of Republic of Biak-na-Bato, Dictator of Dictatorial Government, President of the Revolutionary Government, the youngest president at the age of 28, the longest lived former president at the age of 94, and the president to have outlived the most number of successors.
He had instrumental role in the two events:The Philippines' revolution against Spain, and War of Philippine Independence that resisted American occupation.
Previous Positions Before Becoming A President: Cabeza de Barangay of Binakayan, a chief barrio of Cavite del Viejo at the age of 17 years old and a Cavite Viejo's first capitan municipal at the age of 26.
2. Manuel L. Quezon
Complete Name: Manuel Luis Quezón y Molina (August 19, 1878 – August 1, 1944)
Parents: Lucio Quezón and María Dolores Molina
Birth Place: Baler, Aurora
He was the First President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines from 1935 to 1944, the first Filipino to head a government of the Philippines, the Second President of the Philippines after Emilio Aguinaldo, the First Senate President elected to the presidency, the First President elected through a National Election, the First incumbent to secure re-election, and the "Father of the National Language".
3. Jose P. Laurel
Complete Name: José Paciano Laurel y García (March 9, 1891 – November 6, 1959)
Parents: Sotero Laurel, Sr. and Jacoba García
Birth Place: Tanauan, Batangas
He was the First President of the Republic of the Philippines (2nd Republic), the 3rd President of the Philippines, a Japanese-sponsored administration during World War II, from 1943 to 1945, a legitimate President of the Philippines.
4. Sergio Osmeña
Complete Name: Sergio Osmeña y Suico (September 9, 1878 – October 19, 1961)
Parents: Chinese tycoon Don Pedro Lee Gotiaocoand Juana Osmeña y Suico
Birth Place: Cebu
He is better known as Sergio Osmeña, Sr.. A Chinese Filipino politician, the 4th President of the Philippines from 1944 to 1946, the Second President of the Commonwealth, the oldest Philippine President to hold office at the age of 65, a Founder of Nacionalista Party, and the First Visayan to become President of the Philippines.
5. Manuel Roxas
Complete Name: Manuel Acuña Roxas (January 1, 1892 – April 15, 1948)
Parents: Gerardo Roxas, Sr. and Rosario Acuña
Birth Place: Capiz
He was the First President of the Independent Third Republic of the Philippines, 5th President of the Philippines, 3rd and last President of the Commonwealth, and the third shortest in-service as President that lasted 1 year, 10 months and 18 days.
Consider part II below:
- List Of The Philippine Presidents (Part II - The Second Five)
Here are the names of the Presidents of the Philippines, the second Five of the 15 Presidents.