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President of the Philippines
The President of the Philippines is the head of state and head of government of the Philippines. The president leads the executive branch of the Philippine government and is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines...
Timeline of Events
1899
1.23.1899
Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic.
1911
1.12.1911
The University of the Philippines College of Law is formally established; three future Philippine presidents are among the first enrollees.
1935
11.15.1935
Manuel L. Quezon is inaugurated as the second president of the Philippines.
1957
3.17.1957
A plane crash in Cebu, Philippines kills Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay and 24 others.
1965
12.30.1965
1972
9.21.1972
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos signs Proclamation No. 1081 placing the entire country under martial law.
9.23.1972
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos announces over television and radio the implementation of martial law.
1984
11.14.1984
Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.
1989
12.1.1989
The right-wing military rebel ''Reform the Armed forces Movement'' attempts to oust Philippine President Corazon Aquino in a failed bloody coup d'état.
2001
1.20.2001
Philippine president Joseph Estrada is ousted in a nonviolent 4-day revolution, and is succeeded by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
5.1.2001
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares the existence of "a state of rebellion", hours after thousands of supporters of her arrested predecessor, Joseph Estrada, storm towards the presidential palace at the height of the EDSA III rebellion.
2006
2.24.2006
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares Proclamation 1017 placing the country in a state of emergency in attempt to subdue a possible military coup.