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List Of The Philippine Presidents (Part II - The Second Five)

Updated on August 15, 2013

6. Elpidio Quirino

Complete Name: Elpidio Rivera Quirino (November 16, 1890 – February 29, 1956)

Parents: Don Mariano Quirino and Doña Gregoria Mendoza Rivera

Birth Place: Vigan, Ilocos Sur


He was a Filipino politician, the Sixth President of the Philippines, 2nd President of the Third Republic, and a lawyer by profession.

7. Ramon Magsaysay

Complete Name: Ramón del Fierro Magsaysay (August 31, 1907 – March 17, 1957)

Parents: Exequiel Magsaysay and Perfecta del Fierro

Birth Place: Iba, Zambales


He was the Seventh President of the Republic of the Philippines, the 3rd President of the Third Republic, the first Philippine President born during the 20th century, and his death in a 1957 was an aircraft disaster.

8. Carlos P. Garcia

Complete Name: Carlos Polistico García (November 4, 1896 – June 14, 1971)

Parents: Policronio García and Ambrosia Polistico

Birth Place: Talibon, Bohol


He was a Filipino teacher, poet, orator, lawyer, public official, political economist, guerrilla leader, the Eighth President of the Philippines, 4th President of the Third Republic.

9. Diosdado Macapagal

Complete Name: Diosdado Pangan Macapagal (September 28, 1910 – April 21, 1997)

Parents: Urbano Macapagal and Romana Pangan Macapagal

Birth Place: Lubao, Pampanga


He was the Ninth President of the Philippines, 5th President of the Third Republic, a member of the House of Representatives, and headed the Constitutional Convention of 1970, the father of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (14th President of the Philippines).

10. Ferdinand Marcos

Complete Name: Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos, Sr. (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989)

Parents: Mariano Marcos and Josefa Edralin

Birth Place: Sarrat, Ilocos Norte


He was the 10th President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986, 1st President of the Fourth Republic, 6th President of the Third Republic, a lawyer, member of the Philippine House of Representatives (1949–1959), a member of the Philippine Senate (1959–1965), and a Senate President from 1963–1965.


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      Anonymous 2 years ago

      thank you for this :)

      i hope for the part III

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      Pogi 3 years ago

      Kwento mo po

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      Robelyn Yambao 4 years ago from Philippines

      Thank you :)

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      Victor W. Kwok 4 years ago from Hawaii

      This is a nice hub.

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      Hawaiian Odysseus 4 years ago from Southeast Washington state

      I'm part Filipino, and I sadly report that what stands out in my recall of recent Filipino history was that Ferdinand and Imelda were perceived as eccentric and aristocratic at the expense of the people while somehow maintaining the loyalty of some citizens. Hopefully, the current government is a bit more stable. Thanks for sharing! Aloha!


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      Robelyn Yambao 4 years ago from Philippines

      Yeah u r correct about his wife shoes..:) thanks for your comment.

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      FitnezzJim 4 years ago from Fredericksburg, Virginia

      Ferdinand Marcos is the first in your lists that I can remember in what little I know of the Philippines. Sadly, all I can remember is that his wife had a lot of pairs of shoes. That makes me think we emphasized the wrong things over here in the States.