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About Manuel Roxas
Manuel Acuña Roxas goes into the history books as Philippines’ first President of the Third Republic. He was elected into office in 1946 and served for two years. He was the country’s fifth overall President, and the last leader of the Commonwealth of the Philippines.
His political journey started in 1917 as a component of Capiz’s municipal council. He later became the governor of the province in 1919, becoming the youngest person to occupy that position. In 1922, he joined the country’s House of Representatives and later served as the Speaker of the House.
He has also worked in other positions including the Secretary of Finance, Senator of the Philippines, and Executive Secretary of the Philippines.
His parents were called Rosario Villaruz Acuña and Gerardo Arroyo Roxas. He tied the knot with Trinidad de Leon, the mother of his two children, in 1921. His children were Gerardo Manuel Roxas and Ruby Róxas. The former was also a well-known politician.
He was a student of Manila High School before he joined the University of the Philippines to read law.
He was posthumously honored with the Quezon Service Cross in 1956.
Roxas’ image has been featured on the country’s 100 peso bill.
He was a target of a failed assassination in 1947.
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F.A.Q. about Manuel Roxas
When is his birthday?
Manuel Roxas' birthday is on January 1, 1892.
In how many days is his birthday?
Manuel's birthday is in 34 days
How old was Manuel when he died?
He was 56 years old.
When did he die?
He died in April 15, 1948.
How old would he be today?
Manuel Roxas would be 129 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Manuel from?
He was born in Capiz, Philippines (now Roxas City).
Manuel Roxas' Popularity
Manuel Roxas was a famous Filipino politician, who was born on January 1, 1892. As a person born on this date, Manuel Roxas is listed in our database as the 54th most popular celebrity for the day (January 1) and the 12th most popular for the year (1892).
People born on January 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Manuel Roxas is the 1219th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Manuel Roxas' birthday, Manuel Roxas is the 73rd most famous Filipino.
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