Born on September 9,1878 in Cebu
His Mother is Juana Osmena gave
birth to him at 14.
illegitimate, his father unknown.
A Chinese - Filipino citizen.
Married Estefania Chiong Veloso on April
10, 1901 and have 10 children.
Again married in 1920 but to Esperanza
Limjap after his first wife died two years.
The couple had three children.
Died on October 19, 1961 ( age 83 ) in
Breast cancer and Liver failure at Veterans
Memorial Hospital in Quezon City.
Buried in the Manila North
He graduate Elementary at Colegio de San
San Juan de Letran: first met manuel l.
Quezon as well as Juan Sumulong and
Study in University of Sto. Tomas and 2nd
place in Bar Examination in 1903.
OSMENA‘S LIFE ON AMERICAN
Founded the newspaper ‘ El Nuevo Dia’ a
Cebu newspaper in 1900.
A staff of General Emilio Aguinaldo as courier
and journalist during war.
American colonial administration appointed
him as Governor of Cebu in 1904 - 1907.
a. Founded the Nationalist Party.
Member and Speaker of National Assembly in
1907 – 1916.
Member and Speaker of the House of
Representatives from Cebu’s 2nd district (1907 1922)
Senator of the Philippines from the 10th
Senatorial District . (1922 – 1935)
Attend to U.S as part of OsRox Mission(1933)
to secure passage of the Hare Hawes Cutting
Independence Bill suspended by Tyding
McDuffie Act in 1934.
2nd Vice President pro Tempore of the
a. Won up against Emilio Aguinaldo and
Bishop Gregorio Aglipay.
b. Hare Hawes Cutting Act : first law
aiming to end the American Colony in
Secretary of Public Instruction. (1935-
2nd Vice President of the Philippines.(19351944)
Secretary of the Public Instruction , Health
Second President of the Philippines. (19441946)
• Succeeded as President after Quezon’s
death in Tuberculosis on U.S.
• THE oldest Philippines President in the age
OSMENA ON JAPANESE COLONIZATION
December 1941 , The Japan invade the
The Philippines Commonwealth
Government – In – Exile took place on U.S
Quezon – Osmena Impassed.
LIBERATION OF PHILIPPINES
Landing at Leyte: A Historical event of
Osmena came back as the President after
Quezon died in U.S together with General
Douglas Mc Arthur and liberation allied
ACTS AS PRESIDENT
Bell Trade Act
Tyding Damage Bill