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  1. Former Supreme Court Justice Jose P. Laurel takes his oath of office as the 3rd president of the Philippines and 1st president of the Japanese-sponsored Second Philippine Republic.

  2. Nov 02, 2021 · José P. Laurel, in full José Paciano Laurel, (born March 9, 1891, Tanauan, Luzon, Philippines—died November 6, 1959, Manila), Filipino lawyer, politician, and jurist, who served as president of the Philippines (1943–45) during the Japanese occupation during World War II.

  3. Jose Paciano Laurel (March 9, 1891 -- November 6, 1959) Early life and career: José Paciano Laurel was born on March 9, 1891 in the town of Tanauan, Batangas. His parents were Sotero Laurel, Sr. and Jacoba García. His father had been an official in the revolutionary government of Emilio Aguinaldo and a signatory to the 1898 Malolos Constitution.

  4. Laurel was able to resist Japanese efforts to draft Filipinos into the Japanese war effort. During his first year in office Laurel survived an assassination attempt when he was shot around 4 times with a 45 caliber pistol. After Japan's surrender in 1945, Laurel was arrested and charged with 132 counts of treason but due to an amnesty never tried.

  5. José P. Laurel y Garcia was a Filipino politician and judge. He was the president of the Second Philippine Republic, a Japanese puppet state when occupied during World War II, from 1943 to 1945.

  6. José P. Laurel. AKA José Paciano Laurel y García. Born: 9-Mar-1891 Birthplace: Tanauan, Batangas, Philippines Died: 6-Nov-1959 Location of death: Manila, Philippines Cause of death: unspecified. Gender: Male Religion: Roman Catholic Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Head of State. Nationality: Philippines

    • March 9, 1891
    • November 6, 1959
  7. Apr 14, 2020 · Jose P. Laurel was the president of the Second Philippine Republic, popularly known as the Japanese puppet state. He was elected to the Philippine Senate in 1925, where he was able to sponsor the Bill of Rights and the establishment of the Commonwealth of the Philippines.

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