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  1. The Governor-General of the Philippines (Spanish: Gobernador-General de las Filipinas/Capitán ...

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  2. Governor-General of the Philippines. The Governor-General of the Philippines was the title of the government executive during the colonial period of the Philippines, governed mainly by Spain and...

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    • Direct Spanish Control
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    From 1565 to 1898, the Philippines was under Spanish rule. From 1565–1821, The governor and captain-general was appointed by the Viceroy of New Spain upon recommendation of the Spanish Cortes and governed on behalf of the Monarch of Spain. When there was a vacancy (e.g. death, or during the transitional period between governors), the Royal Audienci...

    After the 1821 Mexican War of Independence, Mexico became independent and was no longer part of the Spanish Empire. The Viceroyalty of New Spain ceased to exist. The Philippines, as a result, was directly governed from Madrid, under the Crown.

    The American military government was established following the defeat of Spain in the Spanish–American War. During the transition period, executive authority in all civil affairs in the Philippine government was exercised by the military governor.

    On July 4, 1901, executive authority over the islands was transferred to the president of the Second Philippine Commission who had the title of Civil Governor, a position appointed by the President of the United States and approved by the United States Senate. For the first year, a Military Governor, Adna Chaffee, ruled parts of the country still r...

    On November 15, 1935, the Commonwealth of the Philippines was inaugurated as a transitional government to prepare the country for independence. The office of President of the Philippine Commonwealth replaced the Governor-General as the country's chief executive. The Governor-General became the High Commissioner of the Philippines with Frank Murphy,...

    In December 1941, the Commonwealth of the Philippines was invaded by Japan as part of World War II. The next year, the Empire of Japan sent a military governor to control the country during wartime, followed by the formal establishment of the puppet second republic.

    Cahoon, Ben (2000). "Philippines". World's Statesmen.
    Don Peterson (2007-2nd Qtr), 1898: Five Philippine Governors-General Serve Rapid Fire Terms, Philippine Philatelic Journal.
    Tanner, Dr. J.M. (1901-11). Improvement Era Vol.5 No. 1. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
    • Under New Spain
    • British Occupation of Manila
    • Direct Spanish Control
    • United States Military Government
    • Insular Government
    • High Commissioner to The Philippines
    • Japanese Military Governors
    • See Also

    From 1565 to 1898, the Philippines was under Spanish rule. From 1565 to 1821, The governor and captain-general was appointed by the Viceroy of New Spain upon recommendation of the Spanish Cortes and governed on behalf of the Monarch of Spain to govern the Captaincy General of the Philippines. When there was a vacancy (e.g. death, or during the tran...

    After the Spanish defeat at the Battle of Manila in 1762, the Philippines was shortly governed simultaneously by two Governors-General of the Spanish Empire and the British Empire. Great Britain shortly occupied Manila and the naval port of Cavite as part of the Seven Years' War, while the Spanish Governor-General set up a provisional government in...

    After the 1821 Mexican War of Independence, Mexico became independent and was no longer part of the Spanish Empire. The Viceroyalty of New Spain ceased to exist. The Philippines, as a result, was directly governed from Madrid, under the Spanish Crown.

    The city of Manila was captured by American expeditionary forces on 13 August 1898. On 14 August 1898, the terms of the Spanish capitulation were signed. From this date, American government in the Philippines begins.General Wesley Merritt, in accordance with the instructions of the United States President, issued a proclamation announcing the estab...

    On July 4, 1901, executive authority over the islands was transferred to the president of the Second Philippine Commission who had the title of Civil Governor, a position appointed by the President of the United States and approved by the United States Senate. For the first year, a Military Governor, Adna Chaffee, ruled parts of the country still r...

    On November 15, 1935, the Commonwealth of the Philippines was inaugurated as a transitional government to prepare the country for independence. The office of President of the Philippine Commonwealth replaced the Governor-General as the country's chief executive. The Governor-General became the High Commissioner of the Philippines with Frank Murphy,...

    In December 1941, the Commonwealth of the Philippines was invaded by Japan as part of World War II. The next year, the Empire of Japan sent a military governor to control the country during wartime, followed by the formal establishment of the puppet second republic. On September 2, 1945, the position of Governor-General of the Philippines was aboli...

  4. Who is the governor general of the Philippines when Rizal was born? In 1849 Governor-General Narciso Claveria ordered that all Filipinos select a surname from a list. Don Francisco chose the name, “Rizal”. The original form was Ricial, which means “growing again” and referred to new growth in the fields.

  5. Juan Antonio Martínez (1769 - 1826) Biography. About. edit. history. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Governor-General_of_the_Philippines. The Philippines was occupied by Spain, Britain, United States and Japan during a span of 500 years. The representative of the ruling power carried titles such as Governor General, High Commissioner or Military Governor.

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