Francis Burton Harrison | United States governor general of Philippines | Britannica.
Who is the best Governor-General in the Philippines?
He served as Governor-General of the Philippines from 1869 to 1871, and is considered to be the most beloved of the Spanish Governors-General ever assigned in the Philippines.
Carlos María de la Torre y Navacerrada.
|Carlos María de la Torre|
|Born||27 February 1809 Seville|
|Died||2 December 1879 (aged 70) Madrid|
Who was dubbed as the most cruel Governor-General in the Philippines?
Camilo García de Polavieja
|The Most Excellent The Marquis of Polavieja|
|Photograph by Kaulak|
|113th Governor-General of the Philippines|
|In office December 13, 1896 – April 15, 1897|
|Monarch||Alfonso XIII of Spain|
What country owns the Philippines?
By the Treaty, Cuba gained its independence and Spain ceded the Philippines, Guam and Puerto Rico to the United States for the sum of US$20 million.
Who gave the name Philippines?
It is divided into three island groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The Philippines was named after Prince Philip (later King Philip II) of Spain, by the Spanish explorer Ruy Lopez de Villalobos during his 1542-1546 expedition to the islands.
What powers did the Governor-General possess?
Section 61 of the Constitution states two principal elements of executive power which the Governor-General exercises, namely, the execution and maintenance of the Constitution, and the execution and maintenance of the laws passed (by the Parliament) in accordance with the Constitution.