Who is the spanish have great contribution in the Philippines?

Ferdinand Magellan: although he was Portuguese, he reached the islands in 1521 in the service of Spain. In 1543, the Spanish named the islands after Prince Philip (later Philip II). Later, in 1564, Miguel de Legazpi (a Spaniard) set out from Mexico and founded a settlement (Cebu), converted the inhabitants into Christianity and opened up commerce with East Asia.