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    I. Vice President Sergio Osmeña

    • Sergio Osmeña

      Sergio Osmeña


      First Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Manuel L. Quezon



      Tenure:

      Served from 15 November 1935 to 01 August 1944



      Previous positions held


      Municipal Councilor of Cebu



      • (1903, re-elected in 1904)


      Executive: Bureaucracy





      • Fiscal of Cebu (1904-1905);

      • Governor of Cebu (1905 - 1907)


      Legislative: Lower House





      • Representative of the 2nd District of Cebu (1907-1922);

      • Speaker of the House (1907-1922)


      Legislative: Upper House





      • Senate President Pro Tempore (1922 - 1934);

      • Senator, 10th Senatorial District (1922 - 1935)


      Executive: Cabinet






      • Secretary of Public Instruction, (1935 - 1939);

      • Secretary of Public Instruction, Health and Public Welfare (1941 - 1944)


      Positions held after term




      Executive: National Government
      • 4th President of the Philippines (1944 – 1946)

      Member of Council of State
      • (Roxas, Quirino, Magsaysay and Garcia)



    II. Vice President Elpidio Quirino

    • Elpidio Quirino

      Elpidio Quirino


      Second Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Manuel Roxas



      Tenure:

      Served from 28 May 1946 to 17 April 1948



      Previous positions held


      Legislative: Lower House





      • Legal clerk in the Philippine Commission (1915 - 1916);

      • Representative of the 1st District of Ilocos (1919 - 1922)

      Legislative: Upper House







      • Private Secretary of Senate President Manuel L. Quezon;

      • Senator (1925 - 1935);

      • Senator (elected in 1941 but did not assume office due to Japanese occupation)
      (1945 - 1946)


      Executive: Cabinet







      • Secretary of Finance (1935 – 1936 and 1946);

      • Secretary of the Interior (1936 – 1938);

      • Secretary of Foreign Affairs (1946 – 1948)


      Positions held after term




      Executive: National Government
      • 6th President of the Philippines (1948 – 1953)

    III. Vice President Fernando Lopez

    • Fernando Lopez

      Fernando Lopez


      Third Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Elpidio Quirino (1949 - 1953)



      Tenure:

      Served from 30 December 1949 to 30 December 1953 (Quirino)



      Previous positions held


      Executive: Cabinet





      • Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources (1950 – 1953);

      • (1965 – 1971)


      Executive: Provincial Government



      • Mayor of Iloilo (1945 – 1947)


      Legislative: Upper House





      • Senator (1947 – 1959);

      • (1953 – 1965)

    IV. Vice President Carlos P. Garcia

    • Carlos P. Garcia

      Carlos P. Garcia


      Fourth Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Ramon Magsaysay



      Tenure:

      Served from 30 December 1953 to 18 March 1957



      Previous positions held


      Legislative: Lower House



      • Representative of the 3rd District of Bohol (1925 - 1931)


      Legislative: Upper House






      • Senator (elected in 1941 but did not assume office due to Japanese occupation)
      (1945 – 1953);

      • Minority Floor Leader (1946 – 1953)


      Executive: Provincial Government



      • Governor of Bohol (1934 – 1940)


      Executive: Bureaucracy



      • Member of the Rehabilitation Commission (1959)


      Executive: Cabinet



      • Secretary of Foreign Affairs (1953 – 1957)


      Positions held after term




      Executive: National Government
      • 8th President of the Philippines (1957 – 1961)

    V. Vice President Diosdado Macapagal

    • Diosdado Macapagal

      Diosdado Macapagal


      Fifth Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Carlos P. Garcia



      Tenure:

      Served from 30 December 1957 to 30 December 1961



      Previous positions held


      Legislative: Lower House



      • Representative of the 1st District of Pampanga (1949 – 1957)


      Legislative: Upper House




      • Senate President Pro Tempore (1922 - 1934);

      • Senator, 10th Senatorial District (1922 - 1935)


      Executive: Bureaucracy





      • Assistant Secretary of Foreign Affairs for Legal Affairs (1946);

      • Chief Negotiator to the British Government (1947)


      Positions held after term




      Executive: National Government
      • 9th President of the Philippines (1961 – 1965);

      • President of the 1971 Constitutional Convention;

      • Member of Council of State (Cory Aquino);

    VI. Vice President Emmanuel Pelaez

    • Emmanuel Pelaez

      Emmanuel Pelaez


      Sixth Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Diosdado Macapagal



      Tenure:

      Served from 30 December 1961 to 30 December 1965



      Previous positions held


      Legislative: Lower House



      • Representative of Misamis Orient (1949 – 1953)


      Legislative: Upper House



      • Senator (1953 – 1959); (1967 – 1972)


      xecutive: Cabinet



      • Secretary of Foreign Affairs (1961 – 1963)


      Positions held after term




      • Ambassador of the Philippines to the United States (1986 – 1992)

    VII. Vice President Fernando Lopez

    • Fernando Lopez

      Fernando Lopez


      Seventh Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Ferdinand Marcos (1965 - 1972) 



      Tenure:

      30 December 1965 to 23 September 1972 (Marcos)




      Previous positions held


      Executive: Cabinet





      • Secretary of Agriculture and Natural Resources (1950 – 1953);

      • (1965 – 1971)


      Executive: Provincial Government



      • Mayor of Iloilo (1945 – 1947)


      Legislative: Upper House





      • Senator (1947 – 1959);

      • (1953 – 1965)

    VIII. Vice President Salvador H. Laurel

    • Salvador H. Laurel

      Salvador H. Laurel


      Eighth Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Corazon C. Aquino



      Tenure:

      Served from 25 February 1986 to 30 June 1992



      Previous positions held


      Legislative: Upper House




      • Senator (1967 - 1972) Member of the Interim Batasang Pambansa from Region IV-A (1978 – 1983)


      Executive: Cabinet




      • Secretary of Foreign Affairs (1986 - 1987);

      •Prime Minister of the Philippines (February 25, 1986 – March 25, 1986)


      Executive:




      • Chairman of the Centennial Commission

    IX. Vice President Joseph Ejercito Estrada

    • Joseph Ejercito Estrada

      Joseph Ejercito Estrada


      Ninth Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Fidel V. Ramos



      Tenure:

      Served from 30 June 1992 to 30 June 1998



      Previous positions held


      Legislative: Upper House



      • Senator (1987 - 1992)


      Executive: Provincial Government



      • Mayor of San Juan (1967 – 1986)


      Executive: Bureaucracy




      • Chairman of the Presidential Anti-Crime Commission (1992 – 1997)


      Positions held after term




      Executive: National Government
      • 13th President of the Philippines (1998 – 2001)

      Executive: Provincial Government
      • Mayor of Manila (2013 – 2016), (2016-2019)

    X. Vice President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo


    • Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

      Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo


      Tenth Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Joseph Estrada



      Tenure:

      Served from 30 June 1998 to 20 January 2001



      Previous positions held


      Legislative: Upper House



      • Senator (1992 – 1998)


      Executive: Bureaucracy




      • Assistant Secretary of Trade and Industry (1987) Undersecretary
      of Trade and Industry (1989)


      Executive: Cabinet



      • Secretary of Social Welfare and Development (1998 - 2000)


      Positions held after term




      Executive: National Government
      • 14th President of the Republic of the Philippines (2001 – 2010)

      Legislative: Lower House
      • Representative of the 2nd District of Pampanga (2010 – 2019)

      Legislative: Lower House
      • Speaker of the House (2018 – 2019)

    XI. Vice President Teofisto Guingona Jr.

    • Teofisto Guingona Jr.

      Teofisto Guingona Jr.


      Eleventh Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo


      Tenure:

      Served from 07 February 2001 to 30 June 2004



      Previous positions held


      Executive: Bureaucracy





      • Chairman of the Commission on Audit (1986 – 1987);

      • Executive Secretary (1993 – 1995)


      Executive: Cabinet





      • Secretary of Justice (1995 – 1998);

      • Secretary of Foreign Affairs (2001 –2002)


      Legislative: Upper House







      • Senator (1987 – 1993, 1998 – 2001);

      • Majority Floor Leader (1990 – 1991);

      • Senate President Pro Tempore (1987 – 1990, 1993)


      Positions held after term




      • Ambassador to China (2005)

    XII. Vice President Manuel de Castro

    • Manuel de Castro

      Manuel de Castro


      Twelfth Vice President of the Philippines


      President: Gloria Macapagal Arroyo



      Tenure:

      Served from 30 June 2004 to 30 June 2010



      Previous positions held


      Legislative: Lower House



      • Senator (2001 – 2004)


      Executive: Bureaucracy




      • Chairman for Housing and Urban Development Coordinating
      Council (2004 – 2010);

      • Ex-officio Chairman of National Housing Authority (NHA);

      • Ex-officio Chairman of Home Development and
      Mutual Fund or PAG-IBIG Fund;

      • Ex-officio Chairman of National Home Mortgage and
      Finance Corporation (NHMFC);

      • Ex-officio Chairman of Social Housing Finance Corporation (SHFC);

      • Ex-officio Chairman of Housing and Land Use
      Regulatory Board (HLURB);

      • Ex-officio Vice Chairman of the Home Guaranty
      Corporation (HGC);

      • Vice Chairman of the National Anti-Poverty Commission
      (NAPC);

      • Presidential Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers;

      • Alternate Chairman of the National Anti-Poverty
      Commission

    XIII. Vice President Jejomar Binay

    • Jejomar Binay

      Jejomar Binay


      Thirteenth Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Benigno S. Aquino III


      Tenure:

      Served from 30 June 2010 to 30 June 2016



      Previous positions held


      Executive: Provincial Government






      • Mayor of Makati (Appointed) (1986 – 1987);

      • (1988 – 1998);

      • (2001 – 2010)


      Executive: Bureaucracy




      • OIC Governor, Metro Manila Commission (1987);

      • Chairman, Metro Manila Authority (1990 – 1991, 1998 – 2001);

      • Co-Chair, Task Force on Traffic Improvement and Management for Metro Manila
      and Suburbs (TRAFFIM) (1998 – 2001);

      • Co-Chair, Pasig Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) (1998 – 2001);

      • Chairman, Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (2010 – 2015);

      • Head, Task Force OFW (2010 – 2015);

      • Presidential Adviser on Overseas Filipino Workers (2010 – 2015)

    XIV. (Incumbent) Vice President Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo

    • Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo

      Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo


      Fourteenth Vice President of the Philippines


      President:
      Rodrigo Roa Duterte



      Tenure:

      Assumed office on 30 June 2016



      Previous positions held


      Legislative: Lower House




      • Representative of the Third District of Camarines Sur
      (2013 – 2016)


      Executive: Bureaucracy





      • Chairman, Housing and Urban Development Coordinating
      Council (2016)