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INQUIRER'S PRESIDENT DUTERTE INAUGURAL SPECIAL

IN PHOTOS: Inaugurations of past Philippine Presidents

President Rodrigo Duterte is the first of 16 elected Philippine Presidents to have his inauguration in Malacañang, attended only by invited guests. Two other Presidents who were sworn in at Malacañang were replacing heads of state who died in office before completing their terms.

Photos of past inaugurations sourced from Gov.ph and collated by Inquirer Research.

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EMILIO F. AGUINALDO

Term: Jan. 23, 1899 – March 23, 1901

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Inauguration Venue: Barasoain Church, Malolos, Bulacan

Read his inauguration speech here.

MANUEL L. QUEZON

First term: Nov. 15, 1935 – Dec. 30, 1941

Inauguration Venue: Old Legislative Building Manila (now National Museum)

Read his first inauguration speech here.

Second term: Dec. 30, 1941 – Aug. 1, 1944

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Inauguration Venue: Malinta Tunnel, Corregidor Island

Read his second inauguration speech here. / Read his third inauguration speech here.

Inauguration speech Jose P. Laurel

JOSE P. LAUREL

Term: Oct. 14, 1943 – Aug. 17, 1945

Inauguration Venue: Old Legislative Building

Read his inauguration speech here.

SERGIO S. OSMEÑA

Term: Aug. 1, 1944 – May 28, 1946

Inauguration Venue: Washington, DC

Read his inauguration speech here.

Manuel Roxas Inauguration Speech

MANUEL A. ROXAS

First term: May 28, 1946 – July 4, 1946

Inauguration Venue: Old Legislative Building

Second term: July 4, 1946 – April 15, 1948

Inauguration Venue: Independence Grandstand, Manila

Read his inauguration speech here.

Elpidio Quirino inauguration speech

ELPIDIO R. QUIRINO

First term: April 17, 1948 – Dec. 30, 1949

Inauguration Venue: Council of State Room, Executive Bldg., Malacañang Palace, Manila

Second term: Dec. 30, 1949 – Dec. 30, 1953

Inauguration Venue: Independence Grandstand (It would later be renamed Quirino Grandstand in his honor)

Read his inauguration speech here.

Ramon Magsaysay inauguration speech

RAMON F. MAGSAYSAY

Term: Dec. 30, 1953 – March 17, 1957

Inauguration Venue: Independence Grandstand, Manila

Read his inauguration speech here.

Carlos P. Garcia inauguration speech

CARLOS P. GARCIA

First term: March 18, 1957 – Dec. 30, 1957

Inauguration Venue: Council of State Room, Executive Building, Malacañang Palace

Second term: Dec. 30, 1957 – Dec. 30, 1961

Inauguration Venue: Independence Grandstand

Read his inauguration speech here.

Diosdado Macapagal inauguration speech

DIOSDADO P. MACAPAGAL

Term: Dec. 30, 1961 – Dec. 30, 1965

Inauguration Venue: Quirino Grandstand, Manila

Read his inauguration speech here.

Ferdinand Marcos inauguration speech

FERDINAND E. MARCOS

First term: Dec. 30, 1965 – Dec. 30, 1969

Inaguration Venue: Quirino Grandstand

Read his first inauguration speech here.

Second term: Dec. 30, 1969 – June 30, 1981

Inauguration Venue: Quirino Grandstand

Read his second inauguration speech here.

Third term: June 30, 1981 – Feb. 25, 1986

Inauguration Venue: Quirino Grandstand

Read his third inauguration speech here. / Read his fourth inauguration speech here.

Cory Corazon Aquino inauguration speech

CORAZON C. AQUINO

Term: Feb. 25, 1986 – June 30, 1992

Inauguration Venue: Club Filipino, Greenhills, San Juan City

Read her inauguration speech here.

Fidel V. Ramos inauguration speech

FIDEL V. RAMOS

Term: June 30, 1992 – June 30, 1998

Inauguration Venue: Quirino Grandstand

Read his inauguration speech here.

Joseph Erap Ejercito Estrada

JOSEPH EJERCITO ESTRADA

Term: June 30, 1998 – Jan. 20, 2001

Inauguration Venue: Barasoain Church

Read his inauguration speech here.

GMA Gloria Macapagal Arroyo inauguration speech

GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO

First term: Jan. 20, 2001 – June 30, 2004

Inauguration Venue: Our Lady of Edsa Shrine, Mandaluyong City

Read his first inauguration speech here.

Second term: June 30, 2004 – June 30, 2010

Inauguration Venue: Cebu Provincial Capitol, Cebu City

Read his second inauguration speech here.

P-Noy Benigno Aquino III inauguration speech

BENIGNO S. AQUINO III

Term: June 30, 2010 – June 30, 2016

Inauguration Venue: Quirino Grandstand

Read his inauguration speech here.


For more stories, photos and videos on President Rodrigo Duterte’s term as the country’s 16th President, visit The Duterte Administration special website at http://www.inquirer.net/duterte. View the full Duterte inaugural commemorative issue in today’s Inquirer Libre at http://inq.ph/inquirerepaper.

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