Sergio Osmeña

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Sergio Osmeña Sr., PLH, (9 September 1878 – 19 October 1961) was a Filipino politician who served as the fourth President of the Philippines from 1944 to 1946.wikipedia
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Upon Quezon's sudden death in 1944, Osmeña succeeded him, at age 65, becoming the oldest holder of the office (a record he held until 71-year-old Rodrigo Duterte was elected in 2016).
Taking office at 71 years old in June 2016, Duterte is the oldest person to assume the Philippine presidency; the record was previously held by Sergio Osmeña at the age of 65.

Sergio Osmeña Jr.

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Sergio Osmeña III

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John Henry Osmeña

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Tomas Osmeña

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President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines

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Prior to his accession in 1944, Osmeña served as Governor of Cebu from 1906 to 1907, Member and first Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives from 1907 to 1922, and Senator from the 10th Senatorial District for thirteen years, in which capacity he served as Senate President pro tempore.

President of the Philippines

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Sergio Osmeña Sr., PLH, (9 September 1878 – 19 October 1961) was a Filipino politician who served as the fourth President of the Philippines from 1944 to 1946.
The 1935 Constitution was restored after the Japanese surrender ended World War II, with Vice President Sergio Osmeña becoming President due to Quezon's death on August 1, 1944.

Philippine Legion of Honor

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Sergio Osmeña Sr., PLH, (9 September 1878 – 19 October 1961) was a Filipino politician who served as the fourth President of the Philippines from 1944 to 1946.

1941 Philippine presidential election

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The duo were overwhelmingly re-elected in 1941.
His running mate, Vice President Sergio Osmeña also won via landslide.

Vice President of the Philippines

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He was Vice President under Manuel L. Quezon.
The first person elected to the position of Vice President under the constitution was Sergio Osmeña.

OsRox Mission

He went to the United States as part of the OsRox Mission in 1933, to secure passage of the Hare–Hawes–Cutting Independence Bill which was superseded by the Tydings–McDuffie Act in March 1934.
The OsRox Mission (1931) was a campaign for self-government and United States recognition of the independence of the Philippines led by former Senate President Sergio Osmeña and House Speaker Manuel Roxas.

1935 Philippine presidential election

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In 1935, he was nominated to be the running-mate of Senate President Manuel L. Quezon for the presidential election that year.
Quezon's running mate, Senate President Pro Tempore Sergio Osmeña won a more impressive victory as Vice President of the Philippines.

Visayans

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A founder of the Nacionalista Party, Osmeña was also the first Visayan to become president.
Since Philippine independence from the United States, there have been three Philippine Presidents from the Visayan regions: the Cebuano Sergio Osmeña, the Capiznon Manuel Roxas and the Boholano Carlos P. García.

Philippine Assembly

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The Assembly was inaugurated on October 16, 1907 with Sergio Osmeña as Speaker of the Assembly, Manuel L. Quezon as majority leader, and Vicente Singson as minority leader.

Hare–Hawes–Cutting Act

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He went to the United States as part of the OsRox Mission in 1933, to secure passage of the Hare–Hawes–Cutting Independence Bill which was superseded by the Tydings–McDuffie Act in March 1934.
It was the result of the OsRox Mission led by Sergio Osmeña and Manuel Roxas.

Manuel Roxas

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He lost to Manuel Roxas, who won 54% of the vote and became president of the independent Republic of the Philippines.
It was prior to Quezon's departure that he was made Executive Secretary and designated as successor to the presidency in case Quezon or Vice-President Sergio Osmeña were captured or killed.

Emilio Jacinto

Osmeña continued his education in Manila, studying in San Juan de Letran College where he first met Manuel L. Quezon, a classmate of his, as well as Juan Sumulong and Emilio Jacinto.
Manuel Quezon, Sergio Osmeña and Juan Sumulong were classmates.

List of presidents of the Philippines

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Sergio Osmeña Sr., PLH, (9 September 1878 – 19 October 1961) was a Filipino politician who served as the fourth President of the Philippines from 1944 to 1946.

Tomás Confesor

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Right after the war, he served as Mayor of Manila and secretary of the Philippine Department of the Interior under Philippine President Sergio Osmena.

Cebu

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Prior to his accession in 1944, Osmeña served as Governor of Cebu from 1906 to 1907, Member and first Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives from 1907 to 1922, and Senator from the 10th Senatorial District for thirteen years, in which capacity he served as Senate President pro tempore.

Tomas Cabili

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He had a short stint as Secretary of National Defense from February 27 to July 11, 1945 under Sergio Osmeña.

Office of the Executive Secretary of the Philippines

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Chinese Filipino

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The Osmeña family, a rich and prominent clan of Chinese Filipino heritage with vast business interests in Cebu, warmed to him as he established himself as a prominent figure in local society.
Important Philippine political leaders with Chinese ancestry include the current and former presidents Rodrigo Duterte, Benigno Aquino III, Cory Aquino, Sergio Osmeña, and Ferdinand Marcos, former senators Nikki Coseteng, Alfredo Lim, and Roseller Lim, as well as several governors, congressmen, and mayors throughout the Philippines.

Manuel L. Quezon

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He was Vice President under Manuel L. Quezon. In 1935, he was nominated to be the running-mate of Senate President Manuel L. Quezon for the presidential election that year. Osmeña continued his education in Manila, studying in San Juan de Letran College where he first met Manuel L. Quezon, a classmate of his, as well as Juan Sumulong and Emilio Jacinto.
According to the 1935 Constitution, the official term of President Quezon was to expire on 30 December 1943 and Vice-President Sergio Osmeña would automatically succeed him to the presidency.

Senatorial districts of the Philippines

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Prior to his accession in 1944, Osmeña served as Governor of Cebu from 1906 to 1907, Member and first Speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives from 1907 to 1922, and Senator from the 10th Senatorial District for thirteen years, in which capacity he served as Senate President pro tempore.