Emilio Aguinaldo

Emilio Aguinaldo

"His Excellency" "General of the Revolution" Emilio Aguinaldo Emilio Aguinaldo (ca. 1898) 1st President of the Philippines President of the First Republic

"His Excellency" "General of the Revolution" Emilio Aguinaldo Emilio Aguinaldo (ca. 1898) 1st President of the Philippines President of the First Republic

General Emilio Aguinaldo was officially considered the First President of the Philippines (1899-1901) and led Philippine forces first against Spain in the latter part of the Philippine Revolution (1896-1897), and then in the Spanish-American War (1898), and finally against the United States during the Philippine-American War (1899-1901). He was captured in 1901 and went into exile on Guam, finally returning to the Philippines decades later.  #philippine history #history

General Emilio Aguinaldo was officially considered the First President of the Philippines (1899-1901) and led Philippine forces first against Spain in the latter part of the Philippine Revolution (1896-1897), and then in the Spanish-American War (1898), and finally against the United States during the Philippine-American War (1899-1901). He was captured in 1901 and went into exile on Guam, finally returning to the Philippines decades later. #philippine history #history

Emilio Aguinaldo (then 72 years old) and Philippine Commonwealth President Manuel L. Quezon. Photo taken on June 12, 1941.

Emilio Aguinaldo (then 72 years old) and Philippine Commonwealth President Manuel L. Quezon. Photo taken on June 12, 1941.

1935 Commonwealth Presidential Campaign Poster. Manuel Quezon and Emilio Aguinaldo vying for the presidency.(Photo courtesy of Jesusa Bernardo)

1935 Commonwealth Presidential Campaign Poster. Manuel Quezon and Emilio Aguinaldo vying for the presidency.(Photo courtesy of Jesusa Bernardo)

General Aguinaldo (seated, center) and ten of the delegates to the first Assembly of Representatives that passed the Constitucicn Politica de la Republica Filipina on January 21, 1899 Picture taken in the Barasoain Church, Malolos, December 8, 1929. Via Wikimedia Commons.

General Aguinaldo (seated, center) and ten of the delegates to the first Assembly of Representatives that passed the Constitucicn Politica de la Republica Filipina on January 21, 1899 Picture taken in the Barasoain Church, Malolos, December 8, 1929. Via Wikimedia Commons.

Emilio Aguinaldo's family was relatively wealthy and held political power in the city of Cavite, on a narrow peninsula that juts out into Manila Bay.

Emilio Aguinaldo's family was relatively wealthy and held political power in the city of Cavite, on a narrow peninsula that juts out into Manila Bay.

The Los Angeles Times, issue of Feb. 7, 1942, reports on Aguinaldo’s alleged collaboration with the Japanese. Source: Philippine-American War, 1899-1902 by Arnaldo Dumindin.

The Los Angeles Times, issue of Feb. 7, 1942, reports on Aguinaldo’s alleged collaboration with the Japanese. Source: Philippine-American War, 1899-1902 by Arnaldo Dumindin.

Casa Hacienda de Naic - The creation of the Naic Military Agreement, a document by which Andres Bonifacio sought to assert his authority as leader of the Philippine revolutionary government in defiance of Emilio Aguinaldo's government initiated in Tejeros.

Casa Hacienda de Naic - The creation of the Naic Military Agreement, a document by which Andres Bonifacio sought to assert his authority as leader of the Philippine revolutionary government in defiance of Emilio Aguinaldo's government initiated in Tejeros.

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