Emilio F.

Aguinaldo

First Philippine President
Term of Office: March 22, 1897 – April 1, 1901
Complete name: Emilio Famy Aguinaldo
Nickname: Miong
Birthplace: Kawit, Cavite
Born: March 22, 1869
Died: February 6, 1964
Resting place: Aguinaldo Shrine

Spouse(s): Hilaria Del Rosario, Maria Agoncillo

Occupation(s): Soldier, Manager, Teacher

School Attended: Colegio de San Juan de Letran

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Death: Died of coronary thrombosis

Children: Miguel, Carmen, Emilio Jr., María and Cristina
The Philippines declared independence from Spain on June 12, 1898
after 333 years of Spanish colonization. Since the declaration of
Philippine Independence, the country had already produced 16
presidents. Here are the 16 Philippine presidents from 1898 to
present.
Manuel Luis M. Quezon

2nd President of the Philippines
1st President of the Philippine Commonwealth
Term of office: August 29, 1916 – November 15, 1935
Complete name: Manuel Luis Molina Quezon
Birthplace: Baler, Aurora
Born: August 19, 1878
Died: August 1, 1944
Resting place: Quezon City Memorial Circle

Spouse(s): Aurora Aragon

Occupation: Clerk, Surveyor, Fiscal, Councilor, Governor, Politician, Soldier,
Lawyer

School Attended: Colegio de San Juan de Letran, University of Santo Tomas

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Death: Died of Tuberculosis

Children:María Aurora, María Zeneida, Luisa Corazón Paz and Manuel L.
Quezón, Jr.
Manuel A. Roxas

5th President of the Philippines
Term of office: May 28, 1946 – April 15, 1948
Complete name: Manuel Acuña Roxas
Birthplace: Capiz
Born: January 1, 1892
Died: April 15, 1948
Resting place: Manila North Cemetery

Spouse(s): Trinidad De Leon

Occupation: Lawyer
School attended: Saint Joseph’s Academy (Hong Kong), Manila
High School (Araullo High School), University of Manila, University of
the Philippines College of law

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Death: Died of myocardial infarction

Children: Ma. Rosario "Ruby and Gerardo “Gerry”
Elpidio P. Quirino

6th President of the Philippines
Term of office: April 17, 1948 – December 30, 1953
Complete name: Elpidio Rivera Quirino
Birthplace: Vigan, Ilocos Sur
Born: November 16, 1890
Died: February 29, 1956
Resting place: Manila South Cemetery

Spouse(s): Alicia Syquia

Occupation: Lawyer
School attended: University of the Philippines College of Law

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Death: Died of heart attack

Children: Fe, Armando, Norma, Thomas and Victoria
Diosdado P. Macapagal

9th President of the Philippines
Term of office: December 30, 1961 – December 30, 1965
Complete name: Diosdado Pangan Macapagal
Birthplace: Lubao, Pampanga
Born: September 28, 1910
Died: April 21, 1997
Resting place: Libingan ng mga Bayani

Spouse(s): Purita Dela Rosa, Evangelina Macaraeg

Occupation: Lawyer, Professor, Accountant

School attended: University of the Philippines, University of Santo
Tomas, and Philippine Law School

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Death: Died of heart failure, pneumonia and renal complications

Children: Arturo, Cielo, Gloria and Diosdado Jr.
Ferdinand E. Marcos

10th President of the Philippines
Longest serving Philippine President
Term of office: December 30, 1965 – February 25, 1986
Complete name: Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos
Nickname: Makoy/Strong man
Birthplace: Sarrat, Ilocos Norte
Born: September 11, 1917

Died: September 28, 1989

Resting place: Libingan ng Bayani

Spouse(s): Imelda Romualdez

Occupation: Lawyer, Soldier

School attended: University of the Philippines College of Law

Religious affiliation: Iglesia Filipina Independiente/Catholic

Death: Died of heart, kidney and lung ailments

Children: Imee, Ferdinand Jr., Aimee (adopted)
Corazon C. Aquino

11th President of the Philippines
First Woman Philippine President
Term of office: February 25, 1986 – June 30, 1992
Complete name: Maria Corazon Sumulong Cojuangco-Aquino
Nickname: Cory/Tita Cory
Birthplace: Panique, Tarlac
Born: January 25, 1933

Died: August 1, 2009

Resting place: Manila Memorial Park,

Spouse(s): Benigno Aquino Jr.

Occupation: Housewife

School attended: College of Saint Mount Vincent

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Death: Died of colorectal cancer
Children: Maria Elena, Aurora Corazon, Benigno Simeon, Victoria
Elisa and Kristina Bernadette
Fidel V. Ramos

12th President of the Philippines
Term of office: June 30, 1992 – June 30, 1998
Complete name: Fidel Valdez Ramos
Nickname: Eddie, FVR
Birthplace: Lingayen, Pangasinan
Born: March 18, 1928
Spouse(s): Amelita Martinez

Occupation: Soldier, Civil Engineer

School attended: MAPUA Institute of Technology, US Military Academy,
Ateneo De Manila University, Silliman University, National Defense College
of the Philippines, University of Illinois in Urbana

Religious affiliation: United Church of Christ in the Philippines

Children: Angelina, Josephine, Carolina, Christine and Gloria
Joseph E. Estrada

13th President of the Philippines
Term of office: June 30, 1998 – January 20, 2001
Complete name: Jose Marcelo Ejercito
Nickname: Erap
Birthplace: Tondo, Manila
Born: April 19, 1937
Spouse(s): Luisa Pimentel

Occupation: Actor, Businessman, Politician

School attended: Ateneo De Manila University, MAPUA Institute of
Technology

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Children: Jose (Jinggoy), Jackie and Jude

School attended: College of Saint Mount Vincent

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Death: Died of colorectal cancer
Children: Maria Elena, Aurora Corazon, Benigno Simeon, Victoria
Elisa and Kristina Bernadette
Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo

14th President of the Philippines
2nd Longest serving Philippine President
Term of office: January 20, 2001 – June 30, 2010
Complete name: Maria Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Nickname: Gloria
Birthplace: San Juan, Rizal
Born: April 5, 1947

Spouse(s): Jose Miquel Arroyo

Occupation: Economist, Professor

School attended: Georgetown University (USA), Assumption College, Ateneo De Manila University and Un

Religious affiliation: Catholic
Children: Juan Miguel, Evangelina Lourdes and Diosdado Ignacio
Jose Maria
Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III

15th President of the Philippines
Term of office: June 30, 2010 to June 30, 2016
Complete name: Benigno Simeon Cojuangco Aquino III
Nickname: Noynoy,PNoy
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Born: February 8, 1960
Occupation: Politician

School attended: Ateneo de Manila University

Religious affiliation: Catholic
Rodrigo Duterte

16th and current President of the Philippines
Chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for 2017
Term of office: May 9, 2016
Complete Name: Rodrigo Roa Duterte
Nickname: Digong, Rody
Birthplace: Davao city
Born: March 28, 1945
Spouse(s): Elizabeth Zimmerman, Honeylet Avancena

Occupation: Politician, lawyer

School Attended: Lyceum of the Philippines University, San Beda
College of Law

Religion affiliation: Catholic

Children: Sara, Paolo, Veronica and Sebastian
Jose P. Laurel

3rd President of the Philippines
Term of office: October 14, 1943 – August 17, 1945
Complete name: Jose Paciano Garcia Laurel
Birthplace: Tanauan City, Batangas
Born: March 9, 1891
Died: November 6, 1959
Resting place: Tanauan City

Spouse(s): Pacencia Hidalgo

Occupation: Messenger, Clerk, Lawyer

School attended: University of the Philippines College of Law, University of Santo Tomas, and

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Death: Died of massive heart attack and a stroke

Children: Jose Bayani Jr., Jose Sotero III, Natividad, Sotero Cosme,
Mariano Antonio, Rosenda Pacencia, Salvador Roman, Arsenio
Sergio Osmeña

4th President of the Philippines
Term of office: 1 August 1944 – May 28, 1946
Complete name: Sergio Suico Osmeña
Birthplace: Cebu City
Born: September 9, 1878
Died: October 19, 1961
Resting place: Manila North Cemetery
Spouse(s): Estefania Veloso (1901–1918), Esperanza Limjap (1920–
1961)

Occupation: Courier, Journalist, Lawyer

School attended: University of San Carlos, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, University of Santo Tomas

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Death: Died of liver failure and breast cancer

Children: Nicasio, Vicenta, Edilderto, Milagros, Emilio, Maria Paloma,
Jesus, Teodoro, José, and Sergio Jr.
Ramon D. Magsaysay

7th President of the Philippines
Term of office: December 30, 1953 – March 17, 1957
Complete name: Ramon Del Fierro Magsaysay
Nickname: Mambo Magsaysay
Birthplace: Iba, Zambales
Born: August 31, 1907
Died: March 17, 1957

Resting place: Manila North Cemetery

Spouse(s): Luz Banzon

Occupation: Engineer, Chauffer, Mechanic, Soldier

School attended: University of the Philippines, Jose Rizal University

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Death: Died of plane crash

Children: Teresita, Milagros and Ramon “Jun” Jr.
Carlos P. Garcia

8th President of the Philippines
Term of office: March 17, 1957 – December 30, 1961
Complete name: Carlos Polestico Garcia
Birthplace: Talibon, Bohol
Born: November 4, 1896
Died: June 14, 1971
Resting place: Libingan ng mga Bayani

Spouse(s): Leonila Dimataga

Occupation: Lawyer, Teacher, Poet, Public official, Guerilla leader

School attended: Silliman University, Philippine College of
Criminology

Religious affiliation: Catholic

Death: Died from a fatal heart attack

Children: Linda