Emilio Aguinaldo

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Birthday
22, 1869
Birthplace
Kawit, Philippines
Death Date
Feb 6, 1964 (94)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
22, 1869
Birthplace
Kawit, Philippines
Death Date
Feb 6, 1964 (94)

About

Filipino revolutionary leader who served as the 1st President of the Philippines from 1899 to 1901. He led his country in the Philippine Revolution and the Spanish-American War.

Before Fame

He became the municipal governor of his town at age 17.

Trivia

He also led a brief war with the United States after declaring independence from Spain in 1898, which led to the Philippines gaining limited self-government.

Family Life

He had five children with marriages to Hilaria del Rosario and maria Agoncillo.

Associated With

He was the first President of the Philippines and a century later Noynoy Aquino would become the country's 15th president.