Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy: First President of the Philippines

Biography of Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy

First President of the Philippines

By Storytelling Philippines

Category: Philippine Presidents

Era: First President of the Philippines President of the First Republic
Constitution: 1899 Malolos Constitution
Preceded by: position established
Succeeded by: position abolished
Inauguration: January 23, 1899, Barasoain Church, Malolos, Bulacan (aged 29)
Seat of Government Malolos, Bulacan
Vice President: None
Prime Minister: Apolinario Mabini (January 1-May 7, 1899); Pedro Paterno (May 9, 1899-April 25, 1900)
Chief Justice: None
Senate President: None
Speaker of the House: None

Previous Positions
Executive Local: Cabeza de Barangay, Binakayan, Cavite El Viejo (now Kawit, Cavite)
Provincial: Capitan Municipal, Kawit (1895)
National: President of the Tejeros government (Tejeros Convention) (March 22, 1897-November 2, 1897)
National: President of the Biak-na-Bato Republic (November 1,1897-December 20, 1897)
National: President of the Dictatorial government (May 24,1898 –June 23, 1898)
National: President of the Revolutionary government (June 23, 1898-January 22, 1899)
Legislative: None
Judicial: None
Others General, Philippine Revolutionary Army
Worked under other Administrations LAUREL as member of Council of State
ROXAS as member of Council of State
QUIRINO as member of Council of State
MAGSAYSAY as member of Council of State
GARCIA as member of Council of State
MACAPAGAL as member of Council of State

Personal Details
Born: March 22, 1869, at Kawit, Cavite
Died: February 6, 1964, at Veterans Memorial Hospital, Quezon City
Resting Place: Aguinaldo Shrine, Kawit, Cavite
Political Parties: Magdalo faction, Katipunan (1897) National Socialist Party (1935)
Spouse: Hilaria del Rosario (1877-1921) (m. 1896) and Maria Agoncillo (1881-1963) (m. 1930)
Children: Carmen Aguinaldo-Melencio, Emilio Aguinaldo Jr., Maria Aguinaldo-Poblete, Cristina Aguinaldo-Suntay and Miguel Aguinaldo
Education: Bachelor of Arts, Colegio de San Juan de Letran (college preparatory) (1880)
Profession: Entrepreneur, Soldier, Politician

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