Philippines: Polity Style: 1897-2018

23 Mar 1897 insurgency government is constituted [1]
1 Nov 1897 Constitution of Biak-na-Bato is promulgated by the Revolutionary Government
1 Nov 1897 - 16 Dec 1897 Republika ng Filipinas
24 May 1898 insurgency government is constituted
12 Jun 1898 proclamation of independence
12 Jun 1898 - 21 Jan 1899 Islas Filipinas
21 Jan 1899 - 1 Apr 1901 República Filipina
11 Apr 1899 treaty ceding Philippines by Spain to the United States of America proclaimed
11 Apr 1899 - 3 Jan 1942 possession of the United States of America
11 Apr 1899 - 15 Nov 1935 Philippine Islands [2]
15 Nov 1935 - 3 Jan 1942 Commonwealth of the Philippines = Mancomunidad de Filipinas
3 Jan 1942 - 17 Aug 1945 military occupation by Japan
14 Oct 1943 constituted as Republic of the Philippines in accordance with the Constitution of 1943 (effective on the date of the inauguration of the Republic at a public ceremony held in Manila 14 Oct 1943 as prescribed by Art. XI, Sec. 9) [3]
14 Oct 1943 - 17 Aug 1945 Republic of the Philippines [4]
27 Feb 1945 - 4 Jul 1946 possession of the United States of America
27 Feb 1945 - 4 Jul 1946 Commonwealth of the Philippines = Mancomunidad de Filipinas
4 Jul 1946 sovereign independence proclaimed
4 Jul 1946 - Republika ng Pilipinas = Republic of the Philippines = (to 17 Jan 1973) República de Filipinas

[1] No polity style officially established.
[2] Authority initially challenged by República Filipina (until 1 Apr 1901)
[3] Official Gazette, No. 9-A, Extra, 4 Sep 1943, pp. 1-48; The Tribune, No. 179, 15 Oct 1943, pp. 1-3, 5, 8, 11.
[4] Official equivalent in Tagalog: Republika ng Pilipinas (as found in the Tagalog version of the Constitution of 1943; status of Tagalog was not defined).
Last updated on: 04 Sep 2018 14:51:25