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The Governor-General of the Philippines was the title of the government executive during the colonial period of the Philippines, governed by Spain and the United States from 1565 to 1935.

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Spanish Colonial Government (1565-1761)

From 1565 to 1898, Spain governed the Philippines. The governor was appointed by the Viceroyalty of New Spain and the Spanish Cortes, governed in behalf of the King of Spain.

Picture Name From Until
Lopez de Legazpi.jpg Miguel López de Legazpi April 27, 1565 August 20, 1572
Flag of New Spain.svg Guido de Lavezaris August 20, 1572 August 25, 1575
Flag of New Spain.svg Francisco de Sande August 25, 1575 April 1580
Flag of New Spain.svg Gonzalo Ronquillo de Peñaloza April 1580 March 10, 1583
Flag of New Spain.svg Diego Ronquillo March 10, 1583 May 16, 1584
Flag of New Spain.svg Santiago de Vera May 16, 1584 May 1590
Flag of New Spain.svg Gómez Pérez Dasmariñas June 1, 1590 October 25, 1593
Flag of New Spain.svg Pedro de Rojas October 1593 December 3, 1593
Flag of New Spain.svg Luis Pérez Dasmariñas December 3, 1593 July 14, 1596
Flag of New Spain.svg Francisco de Tello de Guzmán July 14, 1596 May 1602
Flag of New Spain.svg Pedro Bravo de Acuña May 1602 June 24, 1606
Flag of New Spain.svg Cristóbal Téllez de Almanza
(Audiencia Real)
June 24, 1606 June 15, 1608
Flag of New Spain.svg Rodrigo de Vivero y Velasco June 15, 1608 April 1609
Flag of New Spain.svg Juan de Silva April 1609 April 19, 1616
Flag of New Spain.svg Andrés Alcaraz
(Audiencia Real)
April 19, 1616 July 3, 1618
Flag of New Spain.svg Alonso Fajardo de Entenza July 3, 1618 July 1624
Flag of New Spain.svg Jeronimo de Silva
(Audiencia Real)
July 1624 June 1625
Flag of New Spain.svg Fernando de Silva July 1624 June 29, 1626
Flag of New Spain.svg Juan Niño de Tabora June 29, 1626 July 22, 1632
Flag of New Spain.svg Lorenzo de Olaza
(Audiencia Real)
July 22, 1632 1633
Flag of New Spain.svg Juan Cerezo de Salamanca August 29, 1633 June 25, 1635
Sebastián Hurtado de Corcuera.jpg Sebastián Hurtado de Corcuera June 25, 1635 August 11, 1644
Flag of New Spain.svg Diego Fajardo Chacón August 11, 1644 July 25, 1653
Flag of New Spain.svg Sabiniano Manrique de Lara July 25, 1653 September 8, 1663
Flag of New Spain.svg Diego de Salcedo September 8, 1663 September 28, 1668
Flag of New Spain.svg Juan Manuel de la Peña Bonifaz September 28, 1668 September 24, 1669
Flag of New Spain.svg Manuel de León September 24, 1669 September 21, 1677
Flag of New Spain.svg Francisco Coloma
(Audiencia Real)
September 21, 1677 September 21, 1677
Flag of New Spain.svg Francisco Sotomayor y Mansilla
(Audiencia Real)
September 21, 1677 September 28, 1678
Flag of New Spain.svg Juan de Vargas y Hurtado September 28, 1678 August 24, 1684
Flag of New Spain.svg Gabriel de Curuzealegui y Arriola August 24, 1684 April 1689
Flag of New Spain.svg Alonso de Avila Fuertes
(Audiencia Real)
April 1689 July 1690
Flag of New Spain.svg Fausto Cruzat y Gongora July 25, 1690 December 8, 1701
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Domingo Zabálburu de Echevarri December 8, 1701 August 25, 1709
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Martín de Urzua y Arismendi August 25, 1709 February 4, 1715
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Jose Torralba
(Audiencia Real)
February 4, 1715 August 9, 1717
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Fernando Manuel de Bustillo Bustamante y Rueda August 9, 1717 October 11, 1719
Francisco de la Cuesta.jpg Archbishop Francisco de la Cuesta
(Archdiocese of Manila)
October 11, 1719 August 6, 1721
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Toribio José Cosio y Campo August 6, 1721 August 14, 1729
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Fernándo Valdés y Tamon August 14, 1729 July 1739
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Gaspar de la Torre July 1739 September 21, 1745
Coat of arms of the Vatican.svg Archbishop Juan Arrechederra
(Archdiocese of Manila)
September 21, 1745 July 20, 1750
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Jose Francisco de Obando y Solis July 20, 1750 July 26, 1754
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Pedro Manuel de Arandia Santisteban July 26, 1754 1759
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Miguel Lino de Ezpeleta June 1759 may 31,1761

British Occupation of Manila (1761-1764)

Great Britain occupied Manila during part of the Seven Years' War.

Picture Name From Until
Coat of arms of the Vatican.svg Archbishop Manuel Rojo del Rio y Vieyra
(Archdiocese of Manila)
July 1761 October 6, 1762
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Simón de Anda y Salazar
(Provisional Government in Bacolor, Pampanga)
October 6, 1762 February 10, 1764
Vacant
Due to the British Occupation of Manila from October 6 to November 2, 1762.
UK Arms 1714.svg Dawson Drake November 2, 1762 May 31, 1764

Spanish Colonial Government (1764-1898)

Picture Name From Until
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Francisco Javier de la Torre March 17, 1764 July 6, 1765
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg José Antonio Raón y Gutiérrez July 6, 1765 July 1770
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Simón de Anda y Salazar July 1770 October 30, 1776
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Pedro de Sarrio (Soriano) October 30, 1776 July 1778
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg José Basco y Vargas July 1778 September 22, 1787
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Pedro de Sarrio (Soriano) September 22, 1787 July 1, 1788
Félix Berenguer de Marquina.jpg Félix Berenguer de Marquina July 1, 1788 September 1, 1793
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Rafael María de Aguilar y Ponce de León September 1, 1793 August 7, 1806
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Mariano Fernández de Folgueras August 7, 1806 March 4, 1810
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Manuel Gonzalez de Aguilar March 4, 1810 September 4, 1813
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg José Gardoqui Jaraveitia September 4, 1813 December 10, 1816
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Mariano Fernández de Folgueras December 10, 1816 October 30, 1822
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Juan Antonio Martínez October 30, 1822 October 14, 1825
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Mariano Ricafort Palacín y Abarca October 14, 1825 December 23, 1830
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Pascual Enrile y Alcedo December 23, 1830 March 1, 1835
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Gabriel de Torres March 1, 1835 April 23, 1835
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Joaquín de Crámer April 23, 1835 September 9, 1835
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Pedro Antonio Salazar Castillo y Varona September 9, 1835 August 27, 1837
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Andrés García Camba August 27, 1837 December 29, 1838
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Luis Lardizábal December 29, 1838 February 14, 1841
Oraa-Calbo.jpg Marcelino de Oraá Lecumberri February 14, 1841 June 17, 1843
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Francisco de Paula Alcalá de la Torre June 17, 1843 July 16, 1844
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Narciso Claveria y Zaldua July 16, 1844 December 26, 1849
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Antonio María Blanco December 26, 1849 July 29, 1850
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Antonio de Urbistondo y Eguía July 29, 1850 December 20, 1853
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Ramón Montero y Blandino December 20, 1853 February 2, 1854
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Manuel Pavía y Lacy February 2, 1854 October 28, 1854
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Ramón Montero y Blandino October 28, 1854 November 20, 1854
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Manuel Crespo y Cebrían November 20, 1854 December 5, 1856
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Ramón Montero y Blandino December 5, 1856 March 9, 1857
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Fernándo Norzagaray y Escudero March 9, 1857 January 12, 1860
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Ramón María Solano y Llanderal January 12, 1860 August 29, 1860
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Juan Herrera Dávila August 29, 1860 February 2, 1861
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg José Lemery e Ibarrola Ney y González February 2, 1861 July 7, 1862
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Salvador Valdés July 7, 1862 July 9, 1862
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Rafael de Echague y Bermingham July 9, 1862 March 24, 1865
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Joaquín del Solar e Ibáñez March 24, 1865 April 25, 1865
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Juan de Lara e Irigoyen April 25, 1865 July 13, 1866
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Juan de Lara e Irigoyen April 25, 1865 July 13, 1866
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg José Laureano de Sanz y Posse July 13, 1866 September 21, 1866
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Juan Antonio Osorio September 21, 1866 September 27, 1866
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Joaquín del Solar e Ibáñez September 27, 1866 October 26, 1866
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg Joaquín del Solar e Ibáñez September 27, 1866 October 26, 1866
Escudo del rey de España abreviado antes de 1868.svg José de la Gándara y Navarro October 26, 1866 June 7, 1869
Escudo de la Segunda República Española (bandera).svg Manuel Maldonado June 7, 1869 June 23, 1869
Escudo de España Amadeo de Saboya.svg Cárlos María de la Torre y Nava Cerrada June 23, 1869 April 4, 1871
Escudo de España Amadeo de Saboya.svg Rafael de Izquierdo y Gutíerrez April 4, 1871 January 8, 1873
Escudo de España Amadeo de Saboya.svg Manuel MacCrohon January 8, 1873 January 24, 1873
Escudo de la Segunda República Española (bandera).svg Juan Alminos y de Vivar January 24, 1873 March 17, 1874
Escudo de la Segunda República Española (bandera).svg Manuel Blanco Valderrama acting March 17, 1874 June 18, 1874
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg José Malcampo y Monje June 18, 1874 February 28, 1877
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Domingo Moriones y Murillo February 28, 1877 March 20, 1880
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Rafael Rodríguez Arias March 20, 1880 April 15, 1880
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Fernando Primo de Rivera 1st term April 15, 1880 March 10, 1883
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Emilio Molíns 1st term, acting March 10, 1883 April 7, 1883
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Joaquín Jovellar April 7, 1883 April 1, 1885
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Emilio Molíns 2nd term acting April 1, 1885 April 4, 1885
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Emilio Terrero y Perinat April 4, 1885 1888
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Antonio Molto acting 1888 1888
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Federico Lobaton acting 1888 1888
Valeriano Weyler.gif Valeriano Wéyler 1888 1891
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Eulogio Despujol 1891 1893
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Federico Ochando acting 1893 1893
Ramon Blanco y Erenas.jpg Ramón Blanco 1893 December 13, 1896
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Camilo Polavieja acting December 13, 1896 April 15, 1897
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg José de Lachambre acting April 15, 1897 April 23, 1897
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Fernando Primo de Rivera 2nd term April 23, 1897 April 11, 1898
Basilio Augustin y Dávila.jpg Basilio Augustín[1] April 11, 1898 July 24, 1898
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Fermín Jáudens[1] acting July 24, 1898 August 13, 1898
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Francisco Rizzo[1] acting August 13, 1898 September 1898
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg Diego de los Ríos[1] acting September 1898 June 3, 1899
Escudo de España 1874-1931.svg General Nicolas Jaramillo[2] acting June 3, 1899 December 10, 1898

United States Military Government (1898-1901)

The American military government was established following the defeat of Spain in the Spanish-American War.

Picture Name From Until
Wesley Merritt.jpg Wesley Merritt August 13, 1898 August 29, 1898
Elwell S. Otis.jpg Elwell S. Otis August 29, 1898 May 5, 1900
Arthur MacArthur Jr.jpg Arthur MacArthur, Jr. May 5, 1900 July 4, 1901

United States Colonial Government (1901-1935)

From 1901 to 1935, the Philippines was governed by the United States. The Governor-General was appointed by the President of the United States and approved by the United States Senate.

Picture Name From Until
William Howard Taft.jpg William Howard Taft July 4, 1901 February 1, 1904
Luke Edward Wright.jpg Luke Edward Wright February 1, 1904 November 3, 1905
Henry Clay Ide 710x1024.jpg Henry Clay Ide November 3, 1905 September 19, 1906
GenJFSmith.jpg James Francis Smith September 20, 1906 November 11, 1909
US-GreatSeal-Obverse.svg William Cameron Forbes November 11, 1909 September 1, 1913
US-GreatSeal-Obverse.svg Newton W. Gilbert
Acting Governor-General
September 1, 1913 October 6, 1913
Francis Burton Harrison.jpg Francis Burton Harrison October 6, 1913 March 5, 1921
US-GreatSeal-Obverse.svg Charles Yeater
Acting Governor-General
March 5, 1921 October 14, 1921
LeonardWood.jpeg Leonard Wood October 14, 1921 August 7, 1927
US-GreatSeal-Obverse.svg Eugene Allen Gilmore
Acting Governor-General
August 7, 1927 December 27, 1927
Henry Stimson, Harris & Ewing bw photo portrait, 1929.jpg Henry L. Stimson December 27, 1927 February 23, 1929
US-GreatSeal-Obverse.svg Eugene Allen Gilmore
Acting Governor-General
February 23, 1929 July 8, 1929
Dwight Davis, Bain bw photo portrait.jpg Dwight F. Davis July 8, 1929 January 9, 1932
US-GreatSeal-Obverse.svg George C. Butte
Acting Governor-General
January 9, 1932 February 29, 1932
Theodore Roosevelt Jr. 1921.jpg Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. February 29, 1932 July 15, 1933
Justice Frank Murphy.jpg Frank Murphy July 15, 1933 November 14, 1935

Timelines

1800-1850

1850-1900

1900-1935

See also

Sources and references

  1. ^ a b c d Peterson 2007, p. 11.
  2. ^ Op. cit. Peterson 2007, p. 10.
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