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|4th First Lady of the Philippines|
1 August 1944 – 28 May 1946
|Preceded by||Pacencia Laurel|
|Succeeded by||Trinidad Roxas|
|2nd spouse of the Philippines|
15 November 1935 – 1 August 1944
|Preceded by||Maria Concepcion Trias|
|Succeeded by||Victoria Quirino-Delgado|
|Spouse(s)||Sergio Osmeña (1920–1961; his death); 3 children|
Esperanza Limjap-Osmeña (1896–1978) was the second wife of Philippine President Sergio Osmeña and is considered the fourth First Lady of the Philippines. They were married in 1920, two years after the death of Osmeña's first wife, Estefania Chiong Veloso. The couple had three children: Ramón, Rosalina, and Victor.
Limjap became first lady upon the death of Manuel L. Quezon, when her husband succeeded to the presidency of the Philippine government-in-exile in the United States. However, while her husband was president-in-exile, she herself was still in the Philippines and remained there, during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during World War II. She was first lady for a total of two years.
|First Lady of the Philippines
Title last held byMaria Concepcion Trias
|Second Lady of the Philippines
Title next held byVictoria Quirino-Delgado