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The Prime Minister of the Philippines was the official position of the head of the government of the Philippines. The position existed in the country from 1978 to 1986, as well as a limited version of such existed temporarily in 1899. The head of government is the leader of the government or cabinet. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1899, the position of President of the Council of Government existed which today would be equivalent to a Prime Minister or Premier. This position existed and served under then President of the Republic Emilio Aguinaldo. This position had considerable executive power based on Title 9 of the 1899 constitution. It was both "head of cabinet" and "head of government". This republic however was not recognized by the United States, which later received the Philippines from Spain. President of the Government is a term used in official statements several Prime Ministers: Serbia, Prime Minister of Serbia Spain, Prime Minister of Spain Croatia See also President of the Government in parliamentary systems Categories: Government stubs ... Sir Robert Walpole, the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. ... A premier is an executive official of government. ... Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy (March 22, 1869—February 6, 1964) was a Filipino general, politician, and independence leader. ...


In 1978, the position returned when Ferdinand Marcos became Prime Minister. Based on Article 9 of the 1973 constitution, it had broad executive powers, that would be typical of modern prime ministers in other countries. The position was the official head of government, and the commander-in-chief of the armed forces. All of the powers of the President based on the previous 1935 constitution were transferred to the Prime Minister. Marcos was replaced by Cesar Virata in 1981. Ferdinand Edralín Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was the tenth president of the Philippines, serving from 1965 to 1986. ... Former Philippine Prime Minister Cesar E.A. Virata Cesar Emilio Aguinaldo Virata (b. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1986, Corazon Aquino became President, and she appointed Salvador Laurel to succeed Virata. However, the position was later abolished through her Proclamation No. 3 in March 1986. The subsequent and current 1987 constitution had no provisions for such a position. A constitutional amendment or a charter change that some government officials are suggesting might return the position to the list of cabinet members, as well as a return to a parliamentary form of government. María Corazón Sumulong Cojuangco Aquino (born January 25, 1933), widely known as Cory Aquino, was President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992. ... Salvador Doy Laurel Salvador H. Laurel (November 18, 1928–January 27, 2004), also known as Doy Laurel, was vice-president of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992 under Corazon Aquino. ...


Today, the head of the government is the President of the Philippines, who also serves as head of state. Seal of the President of the Philippines The President of the Philippines is the head of state and of the government of the Republic of the Philippines. ...

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List of Prime Ministers

First Dictatorship: (newly independent) (1898-1899)

1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Apolinario Mabini Apolinario Mabini (July 23, 1864—May 13, 1903) was a Filipino theoretician who wrote the constitution for the first Philippine republic of 1899-1901, and served as its first premier in 1899. ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...

First Republic (1899-1901)

1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Apolinario Mabini Apolinario Mabini (July 23, 1864—May 13, 1903) was a Filipino theoretician who wrote the constitution for the first Philippine republic of 1899-1901, and served as its first premier in 1899. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Pedro Alejandro Paterno (February 27, 1858—March 11, 1911) was a Filipino statesman as well as a poet and writer. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... November 13 is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 48 days remaining. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...

Second Dictatorship: (martial law) (1972-1981)

1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1972 calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ferdinand Edralín Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was the tenth president of the Philippines, serving from 1965 to 1986. ... The Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (New Society Movement) is a political party in the Philippines. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Fourth Republic (1981-1987)

1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Former Philippine Prime Minister Cesar E.A. Virata Cesar Emilio Aguinaldo Virata (b. ... The Kilusang Bagong Lipunan (New Society Movement) is a political party in the Philippines. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Salvador Doy Laurel Salvador H. Laurel (November 18, 1928–January 27, 2004), also known as Doy Laurel, was vice-president of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992 under Corazon Aquino. ... United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is an agency of the United Nations with the mission of helping countries pursue sustainable industrial development, it is a specialist in industrial affairs. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 25 is the 84th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (85th in leap years). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

Seal of the President of the Philippines The President of the Philippines is the head of state and of the government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... The Vice President of the Philippines is the second highest executive official of the Philippine government. ...

External links

  • Philippines-Archipelago (Politics)
  • Aquino in 1986

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Today, the head of the government is the President of the Philippines, who also serves as head of state.
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