Quezon y Molina[ē mə-lēˈnə, mō-lēˈnä], Manuel Luis 1878-1944.
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, Manuel Luis 1878-1944.
Philippine politician. The first president of the Philippine Commonwealth (1935-1944), he was forced to flee his country after the Japanese conquest of the Philippine Islands (1941) but continued to lead the government in exile.