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Hilario G. Davide Jr.
February 24, 2007 – April 29, 2010
|Nominated by||Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo|
|Preceded by||Lauro Baja, Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Libran N. Cabactulan|
November 30, 1998 – December 20, 2005
|Nominated by||Joseph Estrada|
|Preceded by||Andres R. Narvasa|
|Succeeded by||Artemio V. Panganiban|
January 24, 1991 – November 29, 1998
|Nominated by||Corazon Aquino|
|Preceded by||Irene R. Cortes|
|Succeeded by||Minerva Gonzaga-Reyes|
February 15, 1988 – December 7, 1989
|Appointed by||Corazon Aquino|
|Preceded by||Ramon H. Felipe|
|Succeeded by||Haydee Yorac|
June 2, 1986 – October 15, 1986
June 12, 1978 – June 5, 1984
|Born||December 20, 1935|
Argao, Cebu, Commonwealth of the Philippines
|Political party||Pusyon Bisaya (1978-1984)|
Hilario Gelbolingo Davide Jr., GCSS, (born December 20, 1935) is a former Ambassador/Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Philippines to the United Nations in New York City.
He was the 20th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines and head of the Judicial Branch of government from November 1998 to December 2005. As the highest judicial officer, he presided over the Supreme Court of the Philippines.
On June 30, 2010, President Benigno Aquino III announced that Davide will head a truth commission that will investigate important issues in the country.