President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines
The President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines is the second highest-ranking official of the Senate of the Philippines. During the absence of the Senate President, the Senate President pro tempore presides over the Senate.
|President pro tempore of the Senate of the Philippines|
|Appointer||Elected by the Senate|
|Inaugural holder||Esperidion Guanco|
|Formation||October 16, 1916|
|Website||Senate of the Philippines|
List of Senate Presidents pro temporeEdit
Living former Senate Presidents pro temporeEdit
Currently there are five living former Senate Presidents pro tempore:
Teofisto Guingona, Jr. (Lakas-CMD), served 1987-1989,1993
Manuel Villar (Independent), served 2001-2002
Jinggoy Estrada (PMP), served 2007-2013
Franklin Drilon (Liberal), served 2016-2017
The most recent President pro tempore to die was 86-year-old. John Henry Osmeña (1999-2000) on February 2, 2021.