Manuel L. Quezon

Filipino politician Manuel L. Quezon

Manuel Luis Quezón y Molina served as president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines from 1935 to 1944. He was the first Filipino to head a government of the Philippines (as opposed to other historical states). Quezón is considered by most Filipinos to have been the second president of the Philippines, after Emilio Aguinaldo (1897–1901).
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Women of martial law - Inquirer.net
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The Concerned Women of the Philippines, headed by Manuel Quezon's daughter, Nini Avanceña Quezon, used their old family names as symbolic capital to speak out against abuses. The religious, too, were particularly attracted to human rights work;
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National Artist Edith Tiempo's legacy 'an eternal flame' - ABS CBN News
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"The passing of Edith Tiempo and Kerima Polotan leaves all writers diminished," Manuel Quezon III, undersecretary of presidential communications development and strategic planning, said on his Twitter account. "#Philippines just lost two literary
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Mulanay cleans coasts, plants trees in honor of Aquino, Quezon - Inquirer.net
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Lucena City, Quezon, Philippines—More than 5000 residents of Quezon's coastal town of Mulanay, 272 kilometers southeast of Manila, on Friday and Saturday commemorated the 133rd birthday of the late President Manuel Quezon and the
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Palace boys chided for slow action on Freedom of Information bill - Inquirer.net
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The Senate committee on public information, along with groups pushing for the bill, quizzed Secretary Ramon Carandang and Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III on the Palace's failure to include the measure on its list of priorities. “With all due respect,
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Koko vows to work for justice, electoral refoms - Philippine Star
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In his speech, Pimentel said he is “awed by the thought that the voices of some of the country's leading political figures – Manuel Quezon, Sergio Osmeña, Manuel Roxas, Jose P. Laurel, Claro M. Recto, Lorenzo Tañada, Jose Diokno, Jovito Salonga and
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Quezon residents run for ailing coconut industry - Inquirer.net
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The fun run also kicked off the weeklong commemoration of the 133rd birth anniversary of the late President Manuel Quezon, with a special focus on the province's coconut industry. In 2007, the provincial government and the Philippine Coconut Authority
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QC gov't acts to save house of founding father - Inquirer.net
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Former Inquirer columnist and now Palace Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III did not reply to inquiries by text message. The city government itself has yet to receive official word from the family about the supposed planned sale. “They haven't officially
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PH parliament asked to grill proponents of Aurora free port - allvoices
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The No to Apeco movement said even generations of farmers who have been cultivating lands under President Manuel Quezon's Proclamation 467 and Proclamation 723 of Governor-general Frank Murphy during the American occupation are also objects of
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Quezon kin stopped from selling home - Manila Standard Today
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THE Quezon City government is trying to stop the heirs of the late President Manuel Quezon from selling their 3678-square-meter ancestral home for P100 million, an official said Tuesday. City administrator Victor Endriga said he was
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Is President Aquino for or against it? - Inquirer.net
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Communications Undersecretary Manuel Quezon III explained that the study group and the stakeholders have yet to reach a consensus and craft a final draft, that's why Mr. Aquino did not mention it in his Sona. The study group is composed of Quezon,
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Charisma and leadership - BusinessWorld Online
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Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and Manuel Quezon were considered charismatic figures. But others also claim that charisma can be inherited and that there are families who are charismatic. There is the Kennedy family in the United States;
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Fishers asked PH lawmakers to probe colleague on Aurora free port project - allvoices
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“Mr. Senate President please take into account that generations of farmers have been cultivating lands under President Manuel Quezon's Proclamation 467 and Proclamation 723 of Governor-general Frank Murphy during the American occupation,
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Senators, COA question PCSO's mega-PR budget - ABS CBN News
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Later, he was shown pictures of several cars and a house in Don Manuel, Quezon City, which he admitted were his and his family's. He said the house was an inheritance from his in-laws, while the cars were from an acquisition plan or through the
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BIR files P18-M tax evasion raps vs ex-PCSO ad manager Manuel Garcia - Inquirer.net
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Garcia, of Luskot Street, Barangay Don Manuel, Quezon City, understated his gross annual income by P29.02 million from 2006 to 2010, according to Henares. Quisumbing, the chair and CEO of Quizgem, said he gave at least P16.1 million to Garcia,
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Baler town eyed as next heritage zone - Philippine Star
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BALER, Aurora ,Philippines – This historic town, the hometown of the late Commonwealth President Manuel Quezon and Sen. Edgardo Angara, has been hailed by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines as (NHCP) as possibly the country's next
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1944
    Age 65
    Quezon suffered from tuberculosis and spent his last years in hospitals, such as at a Miami Beach Army hospital in April, 1944.
  • 1942
    Age 63
    Early in November 1942, Quezon held conferences with President Roosevelt to work out a plan for the creation of a joint commission to study the economic conditions of post-war Philippines. Eighteen months later, the United States Congress would pass an Act creating the Philippine Rehabilitation Commission as an outcome of such talks between the two Presidents. By 1943, the Philippine Government-in-exile was faced with a serious crisis.
    On June 2, 1942, President Quezon addressed the United States House of Representatives, impressing upon them the vital necessity of relieving the Philippine front.
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  • 1941
    Age 62
    The Sixth Annual Report of the United States High Commission to the Philippine Island to the President and Congress of the United States, Covering the Fiscal Year July 1, 1941 to June 30, 1942 Washington D.C. October 20, 1942
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    In the 1941 presidential elections, Quezon was re-elected over former Senator Juan Sumulong with nearly 82% of the vote.
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  • 1940
    Age 61
    A controversial immigration law that set an annual limit of 50 immigrants per country which affected mostly Chinese and Japanese nationals escaping the Sino-Japanese War was passed in 1940. Since the law bordered on foreign relations it required the approval of the U.S. President which was nevertheless obtained. When the result of the 1939 census was published, the National Assembly updated the apportionment of legislative districts, which became the basis for the 1941 elections. On August 7, 1939, the United States Congress enacted a law embodying the recommendations submitted by the Joint Preparatory Commission on Philippine Affairs.
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    Speaker Yulo and Assemblyman Dominador Tan traveled to the United States to obtain President Franklin D. Roosevelt's approval, which was given on December 2, 1940.
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    On April 1, 1940, President Quezon officially authorized the printing and publication of the grammar and dictionary prepared by the Institute of the National Language.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1938
    Age 59
    In 1938, President Quezon enlarged the composition of the Council of State through Executive Order No. 44.
  • 1937
    Age 58
    On December 1937, Quezon issued a proclamation approving the constitution made by the Institute and declaring that the adoption of the national language would take place two years hence.
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    In 2015, the Board of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation approved a posthumously bestowal of the Wallenberg Medal upon President Quezon and to the people of the Philippines for having reached-out, between 1937 and 1941, to the victims of the Holocaust.
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  • 1936
    Age 57
    Turning his attention to the matter of education in the country, President Quezon by virtue of Executive Order No. 19, dated February 19, 1936, created the National Council of Education, with Rafael Palma, former President of the University of the Philippines, as its first chairman.
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  • 1935
    Age 56
    According to the 1935 Constitution, the official term of President Quezon was to expire on December 30, 1943 and Vice-President Sergio Osmeña would automatically succeed him in the Presidency.
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    President Quezon was given the power under the reorganization act, to appoint the first all-Filipino Supreme Court of the Philippines in 1935.
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    Quezon was inaugurated in November 1935.
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  • 1934
    Age 55
    José Yulo who was Quezon's Secretary of Justice from 1934 to 1938 was elected Speaker.
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  • 1933
    Age 54
    When the Commonwealth Government was established, President Quezon implemented the Rice Share Tenancy Act of 1933.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1922
    Age 43
    In 1922, Quezon became the leader of the Nacionalista Party alliance
  • 1919
    Age 40
    He headed the first Independent Mission to the U.S. Congress in 1919 and secured the passage of the Tydings–McDuffie Act in 1934.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1918
    Age 39
    Quezon was married to his first cousin, Aurora Aragón Quezon, on December 17, 1918.
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  • 1916
    Age 37
    Quezon returned to Manila in 1916 to be elected into the Philippine Senate as Senator and later elected by his peers as Senate President, serving continuously until 1935 (19 years), becoming the longest serving.
  • 1909
    Age 30
    From 1909 to 1916, he served as one of the Philippines' two resident commissioners to the U.S. House of Representatives, lobbying for the passage of the Philippine Autonomy Act or Jones Law.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1907
    Age 28
    In 1907, he was elected to the first Philippine Assembly – later became the House of Representatives – where he served as majority floor leader and chairman of the committee on rules as well as the chairman also of the committee on appropriations.
  • 1906
    Age 27
    He worked for a time as a clerk and surveyor, entering government service as an appointed fiscal (treasurer) for Mindoro and later Tayabas. He became a councilor and was elected governor of Tayabas in 1906 after a hard-fought election.
  • 1900
    Age 21
    However, after surrendering in 1900 wherein he made his first break in the American press, Quezon returned to the university and passed the bar examinations in 1903, achieving fourth place.
  • 1899
    Age 20
    In 1899, Quezon cut short his law studies at the University of Santo Tomás in Manila to participate in the struggle for independence against the United States, led by Emilio Aguinaldo.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1898
    Age 19
    In 1898, his father Lucio and his brother Pedro were ambushed and killed by armed men while on their way home to Baler from Nueva Ecija.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1878
    Born
    Born on August 19, 1878.
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