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First Lady or Gentleman of the Philippines
Jose Miguel Arroyo departing St. Luke's Medical Center (cropped).jpg
Jose Miguel Arroyo
The Last Spouse of President of The Phillippines, because Duterte unnulled spouse
Style His/Her Excellency (formal, diplomatic)
Residence Malacañang Palace
Inaugural holder Hilaria del Rosario-Aguinaldo
Formation 23 January 1899

The first lady or first gentleman of the Philippines (Filipino: Unang Ginang/Ginoó ng Pilipinas) is a spouse of President of the Philippines.


OO Portrait First Lady/Gentleman Relation to President Government In Role
1 Hilaria Aguinaldo first wife of Emilio Aguinaldo
(husband, officially recognized as the first President)
First Philippine Republic (1899–1901) January 23, 1899–April 1, 1901
2 Aurora Aragon-Quezon.jpg Aurora Quezon wife of Manuel L. Quezon Commonwealth of the Philippines (1935–1946) November 15, 1935–August 1, 1944
3 Pacencia Laurel wife of José P. Laurel Second Philippine Republic (1943–1945) October 14, 1943–August 14, 1945
4 Esperanza Osmena (Malacanang photo).jpg Esperanza Osmeña wife of Sergio Osmeña Commonwealth of the Philippines (1935–1946) August 1, 1944–May 28, 1946
5 Trinidad Roxas.jpg Trinidad Roxas wife of Manuel Roxas Third Philippine Republic (1946–1972) May 28, 1946–April 15, 1948
6 Vicky Quirino (Malacanang photo).jpg Victoria Quirino daughter of widower Elpidio Quirino April 15, 1948–December 30, 1953
7 Luz Magsaysay (Malacanang photo) (cropped).jpg Luz Magsaysay wife of Ramon Magsaysay December 30, 1953–March 17, 1957
8 Leonila Garcia wife of Carlos P. Garcia March 17, 1957–December 30, 1961
9 Eva Macapagal departing for Malacañang.jpg Eva Macapagal wife of Diosdado Macapagal December 30, 1961–December 30, 1965
10 Imelda-alone.jpg Imelda Marcos wife of Ferdinand E. Marcos December 30, 1965–February 25, 1986
Philippines under Martial Law (1972–1981)
Fourth Philippine Republic (1981–1987)
Vacant; Corazon C. Aquino was a widow. Her husband, Benigno Aquino Jr., was assassinated in 1983. February 25, 1986–June 30, 1992
Fifth Philippine Republic (1987–present)
11 Amelita Ramos wife of Fidel Ramos June 30, 1992–June 30, 1998
12 Senate-Centennial-Dinner-20161006-010 (cropped).jpg Loi Ejercito wife of Joseph Ejercito Estrada June 30, 1998–January 20, 2001
13 Jose Miguel Arroyo departing St. Luke's Medical Center (cropped).jpg Jose Miguel Arroyo husband of Gloria Macapagal–Arroyo January 20, 2001–June 30, 2010
Vacant; Benigno S. Aquino III was unmarried June 30, 2010–June 30, 2016
Vacant; Rodrigo Duterte's marriage was annulled June 30, 2016–present

Living former first ladies and first gentlemen

As of August 2022, there are three living former first ladies and one living first gentleman. The most recent first lady to die was Victoria Quirino (1948–1953), daughter of Elpidio Quirino on November 29, 2006

Spouse Date of birth Age
Amelita Ramos 29 December 1926 95 years, 230 days
Imelda-alone.jpg Imelda Marcos 2 July 1929 93 years, 45 days
Senate-Centennial-Dinner-20161006-010 (cropped).jpg Loi Ejercito 2 June 1930 92 years, 75 days
Jose Miguel Arroyo departing St. Luke's Medical Center (cropped).jpg Jose Miguel Arroyo 27 June 1945 77 years, 50 days
Ballsy Aquino-Cruz (de facto) 18 August 1955 66 years, 363 days
Kris Aquino (de facro) 14 February 1971 51 years, 183 days

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