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Filipino Presidential Families

Here is a list of Philippine presidents, their spouses, and their children with those spouses. Under construction.

EMILIO AGUINALDO

Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy (1869—1864) was the first president of the Philippines.

Aguinaldo married twice. In 1896, he married Hilaria del Rosario (1877—1921). They had five children:

In 1930, nine years after his first wife died of tuberculosis, Aguinaldo married Maria Agoncillo (1897—1963).

MANUEL QUEZON

Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina (1878—1944) was the second president of the Philippines.

In 1918, Quezon married Aurora Aragon (1888—1949). They had four children:

  1. Maria Aurora ("Baby," 1919—1949)
  2. Maria Zenaida ("Nini," 1921—2021)
  3. Luisa Corazon Paz (1924)
  4. Manuel, Jr. ("Nonong," 1926—1998)
JOSE LAUREL

Jose Paciano Laurel y Garcia (1891—1959) was the third president of the Philippines.

In 1911, Laurel married Pacencia Hidalgo (1889—1963). They had nine children:

  1. Jose Bayani, Jr. ("Pepito," 1912—1998)
  2. Jose Sotero III (1914—2003)
  3. Natividad (born 1916)
  4. Sotero Cosme II ("Teroy," 1918—2009)
  5. Mariano Antonio (1922—1979)
  6. Rosenda Pacencia (born 1925)
  7. Potenciana ("Nita," born 1926)
  8. Salvador Roman ("Doy," born 1928—2004)
  9. Arsenio ("Dodjie," 1931—1967)
SERGIO OSMEÑA

Sergio Osmeña, Sr. (1878—1961) was the fourth president of the Philippines.

He married twice. In 1901, he married Estefania Chiong Veloso (1875—1918). They had ten children:

Two years after his first wife died, he married Esperanza Escolar Limjap (1894—1978). They had three children:

MANUEL ROXAS

Manuel Acuña Roxas (1892—1948) was the fifth president of the Philippines.

In 1921, he married Trinidad de Leon (1900—1995). They had two children:

ELPIDIO QUIRINO

Elpidio Rivera Quirino (1890—1956) was the sixth president of the Philippines.

In 1921, he married Alicia Syquia (1903—1945). They had five children:

  1. Tomas ("Tommy," 1923—1986)
  2. Armando (1924—1945)
  3. Norma (1927—1945)
  4. Victoria ("Vicky," 1931—2006)
  5. Fe (1942—1945)
RAMON MAGSAYSAY

Ramon del Fierro Magsaysay, Sr. (1907—1957) was the seventh president of the Philippines.

In 1933, he married Luz Rosauro Banzon (1914—2004). They had three children:

  1. Teresita (1934—1979)
  2. Milagros (born 1936)
  3. Ramon, Jr. (born 1938)
CARLOS GARCIA

Carlos Polestico Garcia (1896—1971) was the eighth president of the Philippines.

In 1933, he married Leonila de la Serna Dimataga (1906—1994). They had one child:

  1. Linda ("Baby," 1933—1994)
DIOSDADO MACAPAGAL

Diosdado Pangan Macapagal, Sr. (1910—1997) was the ninth president of the Philippines.

He married twice. In 1938, he married Purita Lim de la Rosa (1916—1943). They had two children:

  1. Cielo
  2. Arturo (1942—2015)

In 1946, he married his second wife, Evangelina Guico Macaraeg (1915—1999). They had two children:

  1. Gloria (born 1947)
  2. Diosdado, Jr.