Philippine Presidents in History
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The second presidential election were held on November 11, 1941 in the Philippines. Incumbent President Manuel Luis Quezon won an unprecedented second partial term as President of the Philippines via a landslide. His running mate, Vice President Sergio Osmeña also won via landslide. The elected officials however, did not serve their terms from 1942 to 1945 due to World War II. In 1943, a Japanese-sponsored Republic was established and appointed José P. Laurel as president. From 1943 to 1945, the Philippines had two presidents. Quezon died in 1944 due to tuberculosis and was replaced by Sergio Osmeña.
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- My loyalty to my party ends where my loyalty to the country begins --- Manuel L. Quezon
- I had a very difficult and complex relationship with my father, ... It was only when I was 15 years old that I was able to breathe a little and realize all that my father had done --- Ramon Magsaysay
- These nuclear tests are serious blows to regional security and to the global non-proliferation regime and international nuclear disarmament efforts --- Fidel Ramos
- The Philippines will yet emerge as a prosperous, modern nation within our lifetimes --- Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
- General Primo de Rivera paid the first installment of $400,000 while the two Generals were hold as hostages in Biak-na-bato --- Emilio Aguinaldo
- Peace, ... is crucial, because my government aims to hasten Mindanao's development by transforming it into the country's food basket --- Joseph Estrada
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